News Updates

AFP bust

A 34-year-old Rose Bay man is scheduled to face Parramatta Local Court tomorrow (30 October 2021) following a joint investigation between the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity into multiple importations of illicit drugs through air cargo consignments. The investigation began in early 2020 when three separate consignments were seized by law enforcement. The consignments

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Space cadet charged

A West Australian man is expected to appear in Adelaide Magistrate’s Court today (29 October 2021) for allegedly travelling under a false name and smoking on an aircraft. Australian Federal Police officers in South Australia charged the man after they were called to meet a flight from Perth on 30 August (2021) over reports a passenger had been smoking in

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Founders letter 2021

We are at the beginning of the next chapter for the internet, and it’s the next chapter for our company too. In recent decades, technology has given people the power to connect and express ourselves more naturally. When I started Facebook, we mostly typed text on websites. When we got phones with cameras, the internet became more visual and mobile.

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FBI and AFP statement

“An FBI indictment alleged that between February 2018 and March 2019, the Sydney man and the US man conspired to create and operate an online service called AccountBot.” A convicted hacker who sold stolen Netflix and Spotify subscriptions has been ordered to forfeit more than $1.66 million in cryptocurrency and cash to the Commonwealth after an Australian Federal Police investigation.

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Which bank? Same as always

CBA pleads guilty to criminal charges for mis-selling consumer credit insurance The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has pleaded guilty to 30 criminal charges of making false or misleading representations to 165 customers when selling consumer credit insurance. The 30 criminal offences relate to CBA’s supply of CreditCard Plus and Loan Protection policies as an add-on insurance product sold in

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RSPCA statement

Statement from RSPCA Tasmania: The charge brought by RSPCA Prosecution was the first time a person was accused of conduct ‘likely to cause pain or suffering’. Even though the dog did not in fact suffer harm, there was a very good chance it could have. Magistrate Marron, hearing the case, said what the defendant had done was ‘an incredibly dangerous

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Attempted arson

STATE OF TASMANIA v K 29 OCTOBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCEK , you plead guilty to attempted arson. During the evening of Saturday 12 June 2021 you walked into the Bridport Hotel, in Main Street Bridport, carrying a jerry can containing petrol, a measuring cup and some newspaper. You believed that a man with whom you were having an

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Supreme Court action by group

Action on behalf of health care workers facing the sack has moved to the Supreme Court of Tasmania. A spokesperson from the group told TVN “there are over 500 health care workers in this action, over 2000 workers who have not taken the injections yet, and however many thousands more who have taken the injection under the threat of losing

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Cops stood down The Age reports

Nearly 100 Victoria Police officers stood down over jab mandate Cassandra Morgan of The Age reports Nearly 100 Victoria Police officers are at risk of being fired, as they are still yet to comply with a state-wide COVID-19 vaccination mandate for authorised workers. A spokeswoman for the force confirmed on Thursday evening that 74 police officers and 18 protective services

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‘Sticky beaks’ says TFS

TVN mentioned TFS redacted a location yesterday then after our report published it. A spokesperson for TFS said “Sometimes it removed from view of the outline so sticky beaks don’t come out for drivebys and get in the way”

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