Joint media releases

Joint media releases

Release date (field_release_date)
15/10/2021
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Victoria Police and AUSTRAC

Detectives from the Victoria Police Criminal Proceeds Squad yesterday arrested five people as part of a significant joint agency investigation into an organised crime syndicate linked to one of Australia’s largest ever money laundering operations.

07/09/2021
Victoria Police, Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

Police have executed 20 warrants across metropolitan Melbourne today as part of a Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF) investigation that has led to Victoria's largest ever heroin seizure.

04/09/2021
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, and Victoria Police

A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 years and three months in jail by the Melbourne County Court for his role in a failed plot to import 300 kilograms of cocaine into Melbourne in a shipment of cocoa powder

12/08/2021
Australian Border Force, Australian Taxation Office, AUSTRAC, Department of Home Affairs, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and the Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions

Last month, the Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) celebrated its third anniversary. Since its establishment in July 2018, the ITTF has seized and destroyed more than 264 tonnes of illicit tobacco and over 540 million cigarettes, with an estimated loss of revenue to the Commonwealth of over $870 million.

11/08/2021

A 64 year old NSW man has been sentenced to imprisonment of 21 months to be served by way of Intensive Corrections Order after pleading guilty to tobacco smuggling offences contrary to the Customs Act 1901.

30/07/2021
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Tax Office

A 74-year-old South Australian man is scheduled to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court today (30 July, 2021), after being charged on summons on 21 June, 2021, in relation to an alleged taxation fraud spanning 15 years and totalling more than $38.5 million.

26/05/2021
Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Police Force, Australian Border Force and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

A 37-year-old year Newcastle man is due to face Sydney Central Local Court today, charged with importing 230kg of methamphetamine following a joint police investigation.

09/04/2021
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, and Australian Taxation Office

A West Australian man accused of insider trading offences is expected to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court today (9 April 2021).

30/03/2021
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Police Force, Australian Border Force, NSW Crime Commission and the United States’ Homeland Security Investigations

Five men allegedly connected to 188 kilograms of cocaine seized by Australian authorities in 2019 have been arrested, with a sixth man to be served a court attendance notice after an extensive international multi-agency investigation.

12/03/2021
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Police Force, Australian Border Force, and the New South Wales Crime Commission.

A 27-year-old South Australian man is expected to appear in Sydney Central Local Court today following the seizure of approximately 200 kilograms of cocaine allegedly located on board a vessel off the New South Wales coast.