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AFP and state police identification specialists are reviewing almost 4 million files seized from alleged sex offenders in a bid to identify and rescue children.

The intensive and meticulous process, which began at the AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) in November 2021, is being steered by the ACCCE, AFP, Queensland Police Service and South Australia Police. The 3.75 million files were among the collections of child abuse offenders, seized by investigators during search warrants carried out as part of child protection investigations.

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Russia accuses Australia of falling for Western “propaganda” for believing allegations it was behind a series of major cyberattacks.

In a rare media conference in Canberra on Friday, Russia’s ambassador to Australia, Alexey Pavlovsky, said just because troops were massing on the border with Ukraine it did not mean Moscow was preparing to invade, suggesting they are there as a warning that Kyiv needed to “strictly abide by the Minsk arrangements”. He also took a swipe at Defence Minister

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U.S. Attorney Announces Extradition Of Australian Tech Entrepreneur In Multimillion-Dollar Text-Messaging Consumer Fraud Scheme

Indictment Alleges Scheme to Fraudulently Charge Hundreds of Thousands of Mobile Phone Customers for Text-Messaging Services Without Their Knowledge or Consent Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Joleen D. Simpson, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the Boston Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), and Michael J. Driscoll, Assistant Director-in-Charge of

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Two members of an international criminal syndicate arrested in 2017 for importing more than 90 kilograms of cocaine into Victoria have been sentenced to a combined 31 years in prison.

They were two of seven men arrested in Melbourne in June 2017 for their role in importing 92 kilograms of cocaine and conspiring to import a further 100 kilograms of cocaine from Panama. A further three people were arrested for money laundering within the syndicate. The combined value of the cocaine is estimated to be worth more than $30 million

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More troubles at Rosny

Tasmania Police attended Rosny Park tonight where a youth entered a Ross Avenue take away food outlet armed with a knife, several youths then reportedly entered another food outlet in Bligh Street stealing knives. Police have been attending the shopping centre constantly since late this afternoon to youths committing offences.

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‘Denying teenagers their breaks’: McDonald’s workers lodge legal action against fast food giant 

More than 300 current and former McDonald’s workers, employed across 92 restaurants, are taking legal action against the fast food giant over rest breaks, in the biggest claim of its kind. The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) lodged a claim in the Federal Court on Sunday, launching a compensation battle that could affect thousands of workers who were

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Dutton delusional

Peter Dutton is an even bigger fool than we thought he was referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin as an ageing “dictator” who was becoming “more and more irrational”. Have the guts to say it to his face Dutton!  He would run rings around you you ignorant fool.  A copy of this has been forwarded direct to Minister Dutton. We

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Bogan O’Keefe to stay behind bars

Woman had to bite Andrew O’Keefe to stop him choking her, court told Former television presenter Andrew O’Keefe has been refused bail on allegations he punched, kicked and choked a woman at an apartment in Sydney’s CBD, forcing her to bite him on the arm to get free. O’Keefe, 50, who formerly hosted Weekend Sunrise and The Chase Australia, was arrested on Thursday and

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Armed Offender stabs tyre

Shortly after 1.00pm Tasmania Police attended St Davids Park where after a brief scuffle with Police and following the stabbing of a motorists car tyre with a screwdriver an offender was taken into custody on Sandy Bay Road. A number of Police were at the scene.

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Wannabe car jacker sentenced

STATE OF TASMANIA v R 25 JANUARY 2022 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCEThe defendant, Mr R , has pleaded guilty to one count of armed robbery and one count of aggravated assault. I am also dealing with his pleas of guilty to two summary offences of assault and driving while not the holder of a driver’s licence. All of these charges

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