The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has today released the unclassified report Organised Crime in Australia 2017, which validates our understanding of the unrelenting and increasingly transnational nature of organised crime in Australia.
Italian authorities have arrested a male believed to be linked to the ’Ndrangheta branch of the Italian mafia, following intelligence received from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Western Australia Police.
An Australian Border Force (ABF) operation, assisted by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), has resulted in the arrest of a 49-year-old man for allegedly possessing more than 4.8 million cigarettes illegally imported into Melbourne.
Two criminal syndicates allegedly working together to import and distribute cocaine in Australia have been successfully dismantled following a major multi-agency operation resulting in the arrest of six men in Melbourne and Queensland today.
Five men have been charged with drug importation offences and up to 300 kilograms of pure pseudo-ephedrine seized following a joint operation in Melbourne.
Three Nigerian nationals have been arrested and approximately 26.1kg of methamphetamine seized following a joint operation between the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Border Force (ABF) and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).
Ten people have been arrested as part of a joint operation involving WA Police, the Australian Border Force and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, targeting the cultivation and distribution of Cannabis throughout WA’s south metropolitan district.
A joint operation involving the WA Police Organised Crime Squad and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has resulted in the seizure of 4kg of methylamphetamine.
Detectives from the Organised Crime Investigation Unit in partnership with staff from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission have charged four people during the closure of Operation Kedge.
In Western Australia, the number and weight of amphetamine type stimulants (ATS) seizures has increased, according to a report released today by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).