Australian Federal Police

Serbian police arrest 3 Australians over $400M cocaine haul

CANBERRA, Australia — Three Australians have been arrested in Serbia over the second-largest cocaine haul in Australian law enforcement history, …

New South Wales

Australia's cyber defences 'relatively weak, uncoordinated', former ASIO boss David Irvine warns

A former spy boss has warned the country's ability to counter cyber threats and criminal activity is "relatively weak and uncoordinated", with …

Cybersecurity

Three Australians arrested in Serbia in $500 million drug bust

Serbian police have arrested three Australian citizens suspected of being part of an international drug-smuggling group.<p>0:33<p>Three Australians …

Refugees

Police hunting 20 Aussie terror suspects overseas

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have issued up to 20 arrest wants for citizens who travelled to fight in Iraq and Syria.<p>It’s understood the AFP …

Terrorism

US may face ‘serious national security risks’ from FAA’s lax plane registration system

The Federal Aviation Administration is facing the prospect of two outside reviews and a push from Congress for greater transparency after a report …

Boston

Fingerprint expert finds hidden message on mirror, catches murderer

One of Australian fingerprint expert Philip Herd's most memorable cases, in his 25 years on the job, was not about the fingerprints.

New Zealand News

Australian charged with drug trafficking in Cambodia

An Australian woman arrested in Cambodia - has been charged with drug trafficking. Ve Thi Tran was taken into custody at the weekend after allegedly …

Cambodia

25 years since Aussies deployed to Somalia

The haunting eyes and the jutting ribs of Somalian children are among the most vivid memories from Paul von Kurtz's time in Somalia.<p>Wednesday marks …

War

Call for Australian police officers to help bolster law and order in Papua New Guinea

A senior Papua New Guinea politician has called for the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to once again be allowed to carry out investigations and help …

Policing

Seized: hand grenade, knives and ammo

January 6, 2018 5:30AM<p>A FAKE World War II hand grenade, bullets, guns, credit card knives and a small axe are some of the more than 2000 weapons …

Nick Xenophon

Australian woman detained in Cambodia, reportedly after being caught at airport with drugs

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) says it is aware of an Australian woman who has been detained in Cambodia.<p>The woman is reported to …

Asia

Politicians' cheap fear mongering not helping Victoria tackle East African crime problem

There is a problem with the over-representation of people of Sudanese background in Victoria's youth justice system.<p>But it is not new, nor is it at …

Prison

Facial recognition's ominous rise: are we going too far too fast?

Meanwhile, the Northern Territory Police Force is employing facial-recognition technology for not only identifying criminals who have stolen goods or …

Surveillance

Australian police seize record A$1 billion methamphetamine haul

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police said on Friday they had seized a record 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine with a street value of more than A$1 billion ($771 million) after a raid in a remote area of the west Australian coast.<p>Eight Australian men were charged with offences carrying a maximum …

World News

Australia methamphetamine seizure 'worth a record A$1bn'

<b>Australian police have arrested eight men over the nation's largest ever seizure of the drug methamphetamine.</b><p>The haul, estimated to have a street value of A$1bn (£600m; $800m), was uncovered when police raided a dock in Western Australia, authorities said.<p>Police have charged the men, each of whom …

News

Australian police seize enough Meth to supply country's habit for two months in record 'billion-dollar bust'

Police in Australia seized 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine – or ice - worth more than £570 million in a record haul that arrived by boat, allegedly from China.<p>Eight men were charged following the seizure of the drugs at a marina in Geraldton, a port town on the west coast. The drugs were enough to …

Peter Dutton

Drug bust seizes $1 billion in meth in Australia

Australian authorities seized 1.2 tons of methamphetamine during a Thursday morning arrest — the largest meth bust in the country's history.<p>The 60 bags taken by police at the Port of Geraldton in Western Australia had an estimated street value of $1.04 billion.<p>The seizure came as a result of a …

Western Australia

Australia seizes record meth shipment worth $1B

Largest previous haul weighed 903 kg and was confiscated in Melbourne early this year<p>Australian police said Friday they made the country's largest …

Western Australia

Australia announces largest meth seizure in history: 1.2 tons, over $1 billion street value

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police said Friday they made the country’s largest seizure of methamphetamine — a 1.2-ton haul with a street value estimated …

Western Australia

Australia announces biggest meth seizure at 1.2 tons

SYDNEY, Australia — Australian police said Friday they made the country’s largest seizure of methamphetamine — a 1.2 ton haul with a street value …

Western Australia

Australian Police Seize Record $771 Million Meth Haul Arriving By Sea

By Elouise Fowler SYDNEY, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Australian police said on Friday they had seized a record 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine with a street …

Merchant Shipping

Biggest meth seizure ever in Geraldton

A state and Federal police operation in Geraldton has resulted in Australia’s biggest ever methamphetamine bust, with more than one tonne of the drug …

Australia seizes US$760m of meth in its largest ever bust

SYDNEY: Australia has seized more than A$1.0 billion (US$760 million) of methamphetamine in its biggest ever bust of the highly-addictive drug, …

South-east Asia

Australian police make record-breaking seizure of 1.2 tonnes of meth

Eight men, all from Australia, were charged as a result of the bust in the West Australian coastal town of Geraldton, after what police called a …

News (Ireland)

Huge meth seizure in Australia is country's largest ever; shipment was likely coming from China

Authorities in Western Australia have seized a record 1.2 metric tonne shipment of methamphetamine, a statement from the Australian Federal Police …

Cleveland

Australia seizes R10bn of meth in its largest ever bust

Australian Federal Police SWAT officers watch over suspects after 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine commonly known as "ice" was intercepted being …

News (South Africa)

Record billion dollar haul of methamphetamine seized in Australia drugs bust

Australian police say they have made the country's largest seizure of methamphetamine - a 1.2-ton haul with a street value estimated at …

News (Ireland)

Record drug bust: $1b meth haul

December 22, 2017 11:00AM<p>A state and Federal police operation in Geraldton has resulted in Australia’s biggest ever methamphetamine bust, with more …

Crime

Australia seizes $760m of meth in its largest ever bust

1 / 2<p>Australian police swooped on the gang after they transferred the meth from a boat that had just docked<p>Australia has seized more than Aus$1.0 …

South-east Asia

Record 1.2 tonnes of meth seized in WA

A record 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine has been seized in WA and eight men have been charged over the $1.04 billion drug bust.<p>The six-month, …

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