Joint media releases
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.
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.
A Montenegrin national has been charged by the AFP for allegedly refusing to comply with a Commonwealth Magistrate's Order for data access.
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.
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.
Organised Crime Squad detectives have charged two people following an investigation into a criminal syndicate allegedly importing and supplying methamphetamine in NSW.
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.
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.
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.
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.