Joint media releases

Joint media releases

Release date (field_release_date)
30/12/2023
This is a joint media release between the AFP, Victoria Police, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Department of Home Affairs

Two men with alleged links to Afghani organised crime have been charged over an alleged attempt to smuggle 98kg of methamphetamine, concealed in wheat thresher machines, into Australia.

12/12/2023
Australian Federal Police, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Border Force, Australian Taxation Office and AUSTRAC

The AFP-led Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce (CACT) has restrained $1.1 billion in criminal assets in the past four years, delivering a significant blow to organised criminals living large from the proceeds of crime.

20/11/2023
This is a joint release between Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

A Montenegrin national has been charged by the AFP for allegedly refusing to comply with a Commonwealth Magistrate's Order for data access.

26/10/2023
Australian Federal Police, AUSTRAC, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Australian Taxation Office, and the United States Department of Homeland Security Investigations

Seven members of an alleged Chinese organised crime syndicate accused of secretly running a prominent, multi-billion-dollar money remitting chain in Australia, have been charged under the most complex AFP-led money-laundering investigation in the nation’s history.

06/09/2023
Australian Federal Police, Victoria Police, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Department of Home Affairs

Two members of an alleged transnational criminal syndicate operating in Melbourne will face Melbourne Magistrates court today (Wednesday 6 September, 2023) after authorities seized approximately 300kg of methamphetamine.

30/08/2023
New South Wales Police Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Department of Home Affairs, and New South Wales Crime Commission.

Organised Crime Squad detectives have charged two people following an investigation into a criminal syndicate allegedly importing and supplying methamphetamine in NSW.

08/08/2023
Australian state and territory police, New Zealand Police, Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Defence Force, Australian Taxation Office, Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre and Services Australia

With the sole aim of causing maximum disruption to outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCGs) police across the country arrested 159 people, laying 693 charges and seizing 43 firearms and $1M in cash last week as part of a national week of action.

16/06/2023
Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Western Australia Police Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Department of Home Affairs

The AFP has charged two senior crew members from a bulk cargo carrier for their alleged roles in the importation of 849.5kg of cocaine into Western Australia.

15/06/2023
Australian Federal Police, Victoria Police, Australian Border Force, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada Border Services Agency, New Zealand Police and New Zealand Customs Service

Two men have been charged with attempting to import methamphetamine from a global criminal syndicate that has attempted to traffic almost $1.7 billion worth of the high-harm drug to Australia over several months. A further four men, who allegedly tried to buy the illicit drugs in Australia, have also been charged.

02/06/2023
Australian Federal Police, Western Australia Police Force, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and the Department of Home Affairs

Police have charged three men allegedly linked to a transnational serious organised crime syndicate that attempted to smuggle more than 800kg of cocaine into Australia hidden on a bulk cargo carrier.