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AFP is airing some of the dirty money laundering tactics seen in 2021 and warning that the sustained blitz on organised crime and professional money launderers will continue next year.

Over the past 12 months, the AFP has successfully investigated a variety of schemes designed to hide the ill-gotten gains of crime from authorities. During 2021, the AFP laid 96 money laundering charges under the Commonwealth Criminal Code. These include individuals dumping tens-of-thousands of dollars into ATM terminals at nighttime to facilitate cryptocurrency exchanges. This was done in an alleged attempt

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SydPath again!

Nearly 1000 more people have been revealed to have incorrectly received negative COVID-19 test results when they believed they had been cleared to attend family functions and social events over the long weekend. The additional group of 995 people, who were tested at SydPath COVID-19 clinics on December 23 and 24, were “prematurely” sent a message indicating they had a

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Family of five loses everything

A Rhyndaston family of five lost their home on Saturday night as a fire believed to be Arson took hold and totally destroyed the home within minutes. The family not home at the time have lost all of their belongings and distressingly two family pets are missing. Tasmania Police advised they were investigating but haven’t issued any updates. Speaking to

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Darren Wake the man charged with the Murder of nurse Rachel Wake, apparently a nurse himself, produced a podcast titled ‘Bullying in Nursing – What’s it Like to be a Bully?’ He even mentions Hannibal Lector

Darren Wake introduces himself “My name is Darren Wake, and in this episode, I want to ask the question: what’s it like to be a bully?” https://www.ausmed.com.au/cpd/articles/bullying-in-nursing-podcast Wake goes on to say: From what I read, they have the following traits: They are blunt Aggressive Charming Narcissistic Have grandiose thoughts Sociopathic, that is, devoid of empathy Manipulative Scheming Impulsive Chaotic

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Inside Strike Force Trawler: the secretive police unit that traps would-be child abusers

The videos with sound are what haunt Detective Senior Constable Antonio Alfaro. After seven years inside Strike Force Trawler, the specialised unit within the Child Abuse Squad that uses online stings to catch would-be child abusers, Senior Detective Alfaro has seen a lot. He and the unit’s 21 other investigators spend their days online, impersonating children or paedophiles who share

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More than 100 aged care facilities across the country have been hit by COVID-19 outbreaks over Christmas, plunging dozens of residents into isolation and prompting restrictions to be placed on visitors.

It is the nation’s highest number of active aged care outbreaks reported this year, and almost double the figure recorded last week. The surge in infections, with 385 cases across residents and workers, has prompted consumer aged care bodies to renew calls for state and federal governments to mandate visitor policies that would allow residents to have at least one

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Shots fired at Devonport

Tasmania Police confirm that a firearm was discharged at around 1.30am this morning at Devonport. Police say they attended the Gunn Street scene a short time after locating the firearm. “We are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident and anyone who has information, or witnessed the event or suspicious males in the vicinity of Gunn Street, is asked

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