Joint media releases

Joint media releases

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New South Wales Police Force

A man will face court today charged after Raptor Squad detectives seized two firearms, illicit drugs, and $90,000 cash from a house in Sydney’s south-west.

Austrlian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, NSW Police Force

A joint-agency police investigation has resulted in the seizure of more than 1100 litres of pseudoephedrine, following an investigation into the importation of prohibited drugs into New South Wales.

Austrlian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Victoria Police, Australian Border Force, Royal Canada Mounted Police

Three men have been charged by the Victorian Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (JOCTF) for an alleged attempt to import 140 kilograms of methamphetamine into Australia concealed in catering equipment.

Australian Federal Police, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

Two Sydney men – including a man the Australian Federal Police allege is one of the nation's most significant organised crime threats – have been charged with significant drug offences.

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, the Australian Federal Police and the Queensland Police Service

A joint investigation by the Australian Federal Police-led Queensland National Anti-Gangs Squad, Queensland Police Service (QPS) Organised Crime Gangs Group and Australian Crime and Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has resulted in the arrest of three men with links to the Hells Angels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang and the seizure of firearms and illicit drugs worth over $3 million

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.

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.

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

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.


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.