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Woman previously arrested by NDIS Fraud Taskforce charged with breaching bail conditions

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A 42-year-old Sydney woman was last night charged with breaching her bail conditions and attempting to pervert the course of justice following her first arrest by National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Fraud Taskforce investigators last week (25 September 2020).
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Authorities stop GBL reaching Perth streets, man charged over import

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A West Australian man has been charged with importing 26 litres of gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), an illicit substance commonly known as liquid ecstasy or ‘coma in a bottle’.
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JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: Charges laid after assault rifle, pistols and ammunition seized during joint-agency operation

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Detectives have charged a man after an assault rifle, two pistols and ammunition were seized following a joint-agency operation targeting the possession of prohibited weapons across Sydney’s south west.
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Two men arrested, 13 kilograms of meth hidden in drive shafts seized

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Two Sydney men have been charged following a joint investigation into two shipments totaling 13 kilograms of methamphetamine hidden in vehicle parts. They are expected to face Central Local Court today (29 September 2020).
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Fallen police honoured on National Police Remembrance Day

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National Police Remembrance Day will today pay tribute to police who lost their lives in the line of duty, including four Victo
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US national arrested in Melbourne for drug offences

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A joint agency investigation has resulted in a 33-year-old man from the United States appearing before a Melbourne court, charged over the importation of methamphetamine and trafficking of cocaine.
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Darwin man charged with exit trafficking his wife from Australia to India

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A 28-year-old Darwin man has appeared before Darwin Local Court for allegedly exit trafficking his wife to India in 2019 and stealing more than $60,000 from her and other relatives. Editor’s note: Vision of the arrest and warrant are available via Hightail.
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Multi-agency investigation results in arrest of Sydney woman for NDIS fraud

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and the National Disability Insurance Agency.
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Malaysian meth courier jailed for 7 years

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A 39-year-old Malaysian national has been jailed for seven years, after an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into the importation of methamphetamine from Malaysia.
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Drugs, cash and cars seized during joint operation

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Police have arrested five people and seized drugs, cash and vehicles over the past 10 days as part of a Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF) investigation into an organised crime group operating out of Melbourne’s western suburbs.
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