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Fentanyl Warning Following Australia’s Largest Detection of the Deadly Opioid

The AFP has seized the largest shipment ever detected in Australia of the deadly opioid fentanyl, stopping more than five million potentially lethal doses of the drug hitting the streets, following a joint operation with the Australian Border Force (ABF). More than 11kg of pure powdered fentanyl and 30kg of methamphetamine were hidden inside in […]

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Cocaine Seized From Cargo Ship.

700kg of Cocaine Found Hidden on a Cargo Ship in Sydney

Police are seeking information about the criminal syndicate responsible for 700kg of Cocaine that was imported and hidden on a cargo ship at Sydney’s Port Botany. Australian Border Force (ABF) officers discovered the drugs on 22 July, 2022 during an inspection of shipping containers on the container ship Maersk Inverness, which had docked a day earlier.

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Illegal Importation of 10 Million Cigarettes

Victorian Man Sentenced for Illegal Importation of 10 Million Cigarettes

On 11 January 2019, the Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) led investigations which identified a sea cargo container that was used for the illegal importation of around 10 million cigarettes. The contents of the container had been declared as “office furniture”.  The illegal cigarettes had a potential duty evaded value of more than AUD $8.5 million. 

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Cocaine and Methylamphetamine Seized worth $150M

$150 Million Worth of Cocaine and Methylamphetamine Seized

Detectives have charged three men following a joint investigation into the alleged importation into Sydney of methylamphetamine and cocaine worth more than $150 million. In June this year, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Organised Crime Squad, in partnership with Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the NSW Crime Commission (NSWCC), established Strike Force Wullamulla to

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The Jukebox that Had Cocaine Hidden Inside.

Three Arrested Over 45kg of Cocaine Hidden in Jukebox From Greece

Three men were arrested last week as part of a Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (JOCTF) investigation into the importation of cocaine into Melbourne. The arrests followed the importation of approximately 45kg of cocaine hidden in a jukebox from Greece, which was detected by Australian Border Force officers. A 39-year-old Spotswood man, 26-year-old Reservoir man and

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Illegal Drugs That the AFP and ABF Found Concealed in Tea.

Police Seize 69kg of Illegal Drugs Concealed in Tea

More than $55 million worth of drugs have been seized, after 56 kilograms of methamphetamine and 13 kilograms of heroin were identified in a consignment of green tea and magnets from Thailand. The Australian Federal Police has launched an investigation this week, after Australian Border Force (ABF) uncovered the illegal import. ABF officers in Melbourne

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Meth found in Wooden Pallets by the AFP.

Brisbane Man Charged with Importing 83kg of Methamphetamine Hidden Inside Timber Pallets

A 32-year-old Brisbane man is scheduled to face Brisbane Magistrates Court after the Queensland Joint Organised Task Force (QJOCTF) charged him with importing 83kg of methamphetamine allegedly hidden inside hollowed-out timber pallets. The QJOCTF – which comprises the AFP, Australian Border Force (ABF), Queensland Police (QPS) and Department of Home Affairs (DHA) – arrested the

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31 Year Old Man Being Arrested by The AFP.

Trio Charged and 99kg of Meth Stopped from Reaching WA Over Festive Period

The three WA men were arrested by Australian Federal Police officers on 30 December 2021 after a joint agency investigation launched when Australian Border Force officers found the drugs hidden in a 550-kilogram shipment of latex bed pillows. ABF officers in Fremantle examined the consignment after it arrived on a container ship.  After examining the

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