An Australian Federal Police-led multi-agency investigation has resulted in the arrest of three men and the seizure of 313 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, marking the largest haul of the drug destined for South Australia.
Joint media releases
A record 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine has been seized on the west coast of Australia and eight men have been charged as a result of a complex, multi-agency investigation which traversed the country.
Police and border protection agencies have seized approximately 300 kilograms of cocaine imported into Melbourne via air cargo in pallets of cocoa powder.
In support of the European Money Mule week of action, the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Border Force (ABF), Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and Australian Transaction Reports Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) conducted intelligence gathering and analysis activities last week (20-24 November).
Police have seized 700kg of cocaine and arrested three men as part of a multi-agency investigation into international drug trafficking by sea.
A Sydney-based cocaine-supply syndicate has been dismantled following a joint-agency investigation into money laundering.
Five Australians have been charged following a joint-agency investigation into an international drug importation syndicate.
Three men have been arrested by the Victorian Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF), following an alleged attempt to import 17 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed within a consignment of door hinges.
Another significant outcome under Operation Vitreus, with South Australia Police seizing 10 kilograms of methylamphetamine as a direct result of knowledge shared by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, via Western Australia Police.
An investigation involving the WA Police Proceeds of Crime Meth Money Team and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has resulted in the seizure of about $1.6 million cash.