Customs Prohibited and Restricted Seizures

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  • 18 Feb 2016

ABF size Methamphetamine concealed in ceramic horse statue

At the end of a three month operation, Australian Border Force officers arrested four men. They also

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  • 15 Feb 2016

Joint Organised Crime Group size 720 liter Methylamphetamine

Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) charged four people for their alleged involvement in the importat

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  • 12 Feb 2016

Tobacco Strike Team inflicts major blow to illicit cigarette trade

An organised crime syndicate allegedly responsible for the illegal importation of more than 30 milli

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  • 26 Jan 2016

4.7 kilograms of cocaine concealed in boxes of chocolate seized 26-01-2016 – Page 32

On advice of Australian Border Force (ABF) officers of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested

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  • 22 Jan 2016

 Methamphetamine worth $106 million seized, kingpin arrested

Australian Border Force (ABF) officers foiled an attempt to import approximately 159 kilograms of me

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  • 15 Dec 2015

Nine million illicit cigarettes seized from Greenvale man

Following a 12-month joint agency investigation and eight search warrants in Melbourne, nine million

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  • 09 Dec 2015

Meth worth $15 million concealed in fridge doors seized

  A joint agency investigation to stop the flow of illicit substances into Australia resulted i

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  • 03 Dec 2015

Ephedrine concealed in boxes of ceramic paintings seized from drug syndicate

  The Australian Border Force (ABF) seized approximately 40 kilograms of prohibited precursor d

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  • 20 Oct 2015

Malaysian nationals arrested with drugs worth $46 million

  Three men were arrested and charged at Melbourne Airport for allegedly importing 70 kilograms

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  • 30 Sep 2015

Polaris Joint Waterfront Taskforce break illegal tobacco syndicate, thirteen charged

  Polaris Joint Waterfront Taskforce investigations into importation of large amounts of illici

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  • 24 Sep 2015

Fifty kilograms of methamphetamine concealed in packing machines seized

Australian Border Force (ABF) officers initiated investigation code-named Operation Nightbird, at th

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  • 05 Aug 2015

Operation Aristotle unearth $ 8.5 million worth of ill gotten assets

  A successful multi agency investigation named Operation Aristotle resulted in the restraint o

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  • 23 Jun 2015

Worldwide operation against fake and illegal medicines purchased from internet

  Australian agencies took part in an international crackdown on fake and illegal medicines pur

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  • 11 Jun 2015

ACBPS intercepts cargo consignments – seize weapons, drugs and cash

Execution of Customs warrant at a 37-year-old man’s address in Reservoir led to the discovery of v

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  • 15 May 2015

150kg of methamphetamine concealed in barrels seized  

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) officers together searched a sea freight sh

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  • 14 May 2015

Illegal firearms from dark web Four Australians arrested

  Four Australians were charged and arrested on the basis of investigation focused on the trade

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  • 28 Apr 2015

Eighteen arrested in 12 month Polaris operation

  Eighteen men, involved in an organised crime syndicate were arrested and charged with more th

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  • 09 Apr 2015

Ivory from Malawi seized at Perth

One hundred and ten kilograms of ivory was detected and seized by The Australian Customs and Border

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  • 05 Mar 2015

Polaris Task force dismantle drug syndicate, seize 230 kg meth and 250 kg cocaine

  As part of a major multi agency investigation into an international organised crime syndicate

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  • 26 Feb 2015

Methamphetamine worth $65 million seized in Sydney

A Malaysian national and a Hong Kong national were charged with serious drug offences in Sydney for

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