Joint media releases
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.
Documents allegedly showing exploitation of foreign workers have been seized from an ACT home during a joint operation by Australian Border Force (ABF), ACT Policing, Australian Federal Police (AFP), and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).
The Five Eyes Law Enforcement Group (FELEG) has met in Melbourne to share intelligence, strategies and operational outcomes to help keep our nations safe from criminality and safeguard the rule of law.
An eighth man has now been found guilty over the 2017 importation of 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine into Western Australia – at the time the biggest meth seizure in Australian history.
NSW and Victoria Police have arrested 27 people in total and seized multiple firearms, following the conclusion of a joint-agency police operation across Southern NSW and north-eastern Victoria, targeting outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCGs) and organised criminal networks (OCNs).
Five alleged criminal syndicate members accused of orchestrating a black flight from PNG to Australia with 52kg of methamphetamine on board have been charged under an AFP-led investigation.
The AFP is unleashing a highly-skilled, multi-agency taskforce to target criminals who are laundering tens of millions of dollars in Australia every day to bankroll lavish lifestyles and further crime.
A member of a transnational organised crime syndicate has been sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment by the Melbourne County Court for his involvement in the importation of 63kgs of pure methamphetamine.
Two alleged senior members of a transnational crime syndicate linked to plots to import at least one tonne of methamphetamine into Australia have been arrested in Taiwan. The AFP worked with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and international partners to identify and locate the Taiwanese nationals, after one of them came on the AFP radar during Operation Ironside.
A West Australian man has been sentenced to a 13-month suspended prison term by the WA Supreme Court for insider trading.