Joint media releases

Joint media releases

Release date (field_release_date)
31/07/2022
Australian Federal Police, Australian Taxation Office, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, AUSTRAC and Australian Border Force

The AFP-led Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce (CACT) has restrained more than $10 million dollars in assets – including eight ACT properties, four high-end vehicles, luxury goods, cash and cryptocurrencies – amid an international money laundering investigation.

30/07/2022
NSW Police Force, Queensland Police Service, Australian Federal Police, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, NSW Crime Commission

Police have dismantled a clandestine laboratory and seized prohibited drugs, cash, luxury cars and jewellery, following the conclusion of a joint-agency police operation conducted across Northern NSW and south-east Queensland targeting organised criminal networks.

15/07/2022
Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

A Sydney father and son with alleged links to Middle Eastern organised crime have been charged with importing 66 kilograms of cocaine discovered in car tyres in Western Australia.

11/07/2022
Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Department of Home Affairs

The AFP has charged four West Australians during an investigation into a transnational drug trafficking syndicate after 66 kilograms of cocaine – worth about $23.7 million ­‑ was seized in Perth.

17/05/2022
Australian Federal Police, Western Australia Police Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Australian Border Force

A NSW man and a German national with suspected links to organised crime have been charged by the AFP for allegedly importing 320kg of cocaine into Western Australia.

16/05/2022
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, NSW Police Force, NSW Crime Commission

The NSW Police Force has announced a new taskforce to coordinate the investigations and operations to target those involved in recent fatal shootings and associated organised criminal activities.

11/05/2022
Victoria Police, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Border Force

Trident Taskforce detectives this morning charged four men and seized $2,455,635 worth of illicit tobacco following an investigation into the importation and distribution of illicit tobacco products.

12/04/2022
Australian Federal Police, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Victoria Police

Police arrested four people in Melbourne over the past week as part of an investigation into an organised crime syndicate linked to the trafficking of drugs in Victoria.

10/04/2022
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, NSW Police Force

A joint-agency police investigation has resulted in the seizure of approximately $4.7 million cash, 5kg of illicit drugs, and a number of cryptocurrency automatic teller machines, following inquiries into the importation of prohibited drugs and alleged money laundering in New South Wales.

01/04/2022
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Cyber Security Centre, Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, All state and territory policing partners

An FBI-led global campaign targeting transnational criminal syndicates conducting and facilitating Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes has resulted in the arrest of 65 people world-wide, highlighting an issue that can have devastating consequences for Australian businesses.