A globally coordinated day of action to put a stop to the suspected facilitation of offshore tax evasion has been undertaken this week across the United Kingdom (UK), United States (US), Canada, Australia and the Netherlands.
Joint media releases
On Saturday morning, the Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) arrested a key person of interest as he returned to Australia as part of an ongoing investigation into an alleged illicit tobacco syndicate.
Two people have been arrested and 233 kilograms of cocaine from Mexico has been seized, following a multi-agency operation.
Police have seized about one tonne of illicit drugs from a small island off the Geraldton coast after receiving information from the public about an apparently stricken yacht and the unusual movements of its crew.
The Queensland Police Service has led a major multi-agency investigation into an international organised crime syndicate linked to the distribution of large quantities of high purity drugs.
A man wanted over the supply of 15kg of illicit drugs will appear in court today charged with eight drug offenses as part of a joint investigation.
A 36-year-old Sydney man is due to face Perth Magistrates Court today (25 July 2019) following an investigation into a money laundering syndicate based out of Sydney.
Four men have been charged and methylamphetamine worth nearly $400 million has been seized after a joint investigation uncovered a drug syndicate operating in NSW.
An ongoing Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (QJOCTF) investigation has resulted in the arrest of a third man for his alleged involvement in a criminal endeavour to import almost 600 kilograms of cocaine into Australia on 31 July 2018.
WA Police Force has taken the fight against the illicit drug trade across the world under a new strategy that seeks to disrupt the highest levels of organised crime in Western Australia.