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Fishy import hooks two men

Two men have been charged with drug offences by the Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) after attempting to import 88 kilograms of heroin and 21 kilograms of methamphetamine in frozen fish fillets. The JOCG is a multiagency investigation... Read More →

Two charged over internally concealing drugs

Two Japanese nationals have been charged with drug importation offences for attempting to internally import drugs into Melbourne International Airport.   The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) questione... Read More →

Week of action targets precursor importers

An Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) investigation, with assistance from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and partner agencies, has resulted in the seizure of 35 kilograms of precursor drugs, the arrest of one... Read More →

Man sentenced for smuggling endangered bird eggs

A Czech national, charged for attempting to illegally import 16 endangered bird eggs, has been sentenced to 72 days’ imprisonment. The 39-year-old man appeared before the Sydney Central Local Court on Thursday (30 July 2... Read More →

Ephedrine found in hair products at Sydney Airport

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) officers seized up to seven kilograms of ephedrine concealed as hair products at Sydney Airport yesterday. A 47-year-old Sydney woman was selected for a full baggage examination M... Read More →

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