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Alleged Drug Syndicate Head Arrested In Australia starstarstarstarstar   29th December 2008 - Views: 912 A two-year operation by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has ended after the arrest in Australia, of a man alleged to be the head of a transnational drug trafficking syndicate spanning three continents. The man was formally charged on 26 December and is due to face Melbourne Magistrates Court today, following his extradition from the Netherlands to Australia. The man is alleged to have headed a syndicate operating out of Australia, Canada and the Netherlands by conspiring to import cocaine using a large network of couriers internally concealing the drugs.

Hidden Cash Seized At Border starstarstarstarstar   24th December 2008 - Views: 1048 A 44-year-old Stirling man was detained for allegedly attempting to export over AUD$182,000 cash out of Australia via Perth International Airport.

Afp Uncover 2500 Pirated Games In Melbourne's East starstarstarstarstar   18th December 2008 - Views: 968 A 28-year-old Doncaster East man faced Melbourne Magistrates Court today charged with manufacturing and selling pirated computer games and software. The investigation began in June 2008 after the Australian Federal Police (AFP) received a referral into allegations of pirated games and software. On 17 December, the AFP executed a search warrant at a house in Doncaster East where they found computer equipment including manufacturing materials that were allegedly used to duplicate and create pirated computer game software.

Double Drug Detection At Melbourne Airport starstarstarstarstar   15th December 2008 - Views: 992 Two South African women will appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court this morning charged with importing heroin concealed internally. The women, aged 31 and 28, were stopped by Customs officers when they arrived off a flight from Hong Kong on Thursday (11 December 2008). During questioning, Customs officers became suspicious that the women may have been concealing drugs internally and referred them to the AFP.

Three Arrested Over $16 Million Cocaine Haul From Mexico starstarstarstarstar   1st December 2008 - Views: 925 Three Mexican nationals, two men and one woman, will face Melbourne Magistrates Court this morning, charged with attempting to import 64.6kg of cocaine into Australia.

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