Joint media release

09/10/2020

A WA man is expected to face Perth Magistrates Court today (9 October 2020) over the seizure of illicit drugs and $197,000 cash, after a joint investigation into an intercepted mail package containing methamphetamine.

15/06/2018

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Queensland Police Service
Two men have been arrested by the Queensland Joint Organised Crime Task Force (QJOCTF), following an alleged conspiracy to import 300 kilograms of cocaine into Australia from Peru via Singapore and Papua New Guinea (PNG). One woman has also been arrested and charged with dealing in proceeds of crime.

04/07/2018

Australian Taxation Office
Leaders of tax enforcement authorities from Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States have established a joint operational alliance, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5), to increase collaboration in the fight against international

04/07/2018

Australian Border Force, Queensland Police Service
Almost 60 million cigarettes have been seized as part of a joint operation targeting illicit tobacco, significantly disrupting a large criminal syndicate operating in multiple states and territories.

04/07/2018

Australian Border Force, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), New South Wales Crime Commission, New South Wales Police Force
A joint agency investigation - responsible for dismantling an alleged global crime syndicate last year - has led to further arrests by international partners, after Dutch authorities charged two men believed to be involved in supplying drugs to the syndicate.

26/07/2018

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Taxation Office, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Northern Territory Police
The first warrant executed by the newly established Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) has uncovered more than 17 acres of illegal tobacco crops and 6 tonnes of tobacco leaf, with an estimated excise value of $13.3 million, growing near Katherine.

02/08/2018

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police Service
This is a joint media release issued by members of the Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (comprising of the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Queensland Police Service and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission) and the Australian Defence Force.

29/09/2018

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Department of Home Affairs, New South Wales Police Force
Australian authorities have joined with international agencies to successfully stop a plan to sail a yacht hiding approximately 500 kilograms of cocaine from South America to Australia, through the Pacific.

17/10/2018

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Department of Home Affairs, New South Wales Crime Commission, New South Wales Police Force
A Sydney-based pharmacist and a male associate have been charged as part of a joint agency investigation into illicit drug supply.

16/01/2019

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Victoria Police
Eight people were arrested in Melbourne over the past fortnight as part of a joint operation targeting an organised crime syndicate police will allege is responsible for the importation of over $20M worth of illicit drugs into Australia.