Joint media releases

Joint media releases

20/11/2019
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Crime Commission, New South Wales Police Force

Two people have been arrested and 233 kilograms of cocaine from Mexico has been seized, following a multi-agency operation.

05/09/2019
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Department of Home Affairs, Western Australia Police

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.

14/08/2019
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Department of Home Affairs, New South Wales Police Force, New Zealand Police, Queensland Police Service

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.

26/07/2019
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, New South Wales Crime Commission, New South Wales Police Force

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.

25/07/2019
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Department of Home Affairs, Western Australia Police

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.

05/07/2019
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Crime Commission, New South Wales Police Force, Western Australia Police

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.

20/06/2019
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police Service

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.

11/06/2019
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Western Australia Police

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.

06/06/2019
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Taxation Office

Leaders from five international tax organizations met in Washington, DC, this week to mark the one-year anniversary of the formation of the J5 and announce the results from its first year. The meeting coincided with a global cyber training event hosted by the United States at the World Bank.

23/05/2019
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Department of Home Affairs, New South Wales Police Force

A criminal syndicate with links inside Sydney Airport has been shut down and three men arrested after Australian authorities discovered illicit drugs were being transported via commercial flights from South Africa.