Tag Archives: AFP Commissioner Tony Negus

TERRORIST CLEARED BY MISTAKE – Friday May 31 2013

– A convicted Egyptian terrorist who arrived in Australia by boat as an asylum seeker was mistakenly cleared by ASIO for release into the community even though he was on an Interpol red-alert list. Even after the mistake was realised, … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN POLICE ON GUARD FOR LONE WOLVES – Monday April 22 2013

– Radical lone wolf terrorists are a grave potential threat to Australia, AFP Commissioner Tony Negus said after the Boston bombings. The warnings from Australia’s top cop came as Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus claimed a radical Sydney cleric had changed his … Continue reading

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HIGH DOLLAR ATTRACTS DRUG LORDS TO AUSTRALIA – Monday April 22 2013

– Six crime bosses operating in Australia have each amassed $100 million in unexplained wealth during the past two years as Mexican and South American drug cartels chase the high Australian dollar. In an exclusive interview, Australian Federal Police Commissioner … Continue reading

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SPYING ROW WITH JAKARTA MAY WEAKEN AUSTRALIA’S DEFENCE

– Counter-terrorism and border security sources say the standoff over spying could have a serious impact on operations if the row isn’t resolved and Indonesia stands firm on its threat to downgrade cooperation. While there remains some doubt about the … Continue reading

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TASKFORCE TO BLITZ GANG CRIME – Sunday March 3 2013

– Criminal gangs face the seizure of luxury cars, houses and cash assets under plans for a national taskforce to tackle gang-related crime in Australia. Prime Minister Julia Gillard today will announce a law-and-order blitz to fight gang-related crime as … Continue reading

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DRUGS WORTH $438 MILLION – Friday March 1 2013

– Police swooped on a record 585 kilograms of ice in Sydney before the dangerous drug had a chance to infiltrate Melbourne’s party spots. The high-purity shipment would have fetched about $438 million on the streets. Australian Federal Police said … Continue reading

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AIRPORT SCANDAL WIDENS – Wednesday February 13 2013

– Customs staff allegedly conspired with a baggage handler at Australia’s busiest airport to remove suitcases packed with drugs from the rear of planes and bypass official checks. The Sydney Airport scandal embroiling border protection authorities escalated yesterday, as five … Continue reading

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FIVE ARRESTED OVER AIRPORT SMUGGLING CELL – Wednesday February 13 2013

– Employees of Australia’s biggest airport baggage and cargo contractor have allegedly been working with a cell of corrupt customs officers to smuggle millions of dollars worth of drugs through Sydney Airport. David Harb, a former Sydney Airport baggage handler … Continue reading

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RUDD FOIs OWN LETTERS – Sunday February 10 2103

– Kevin Rudd has revealed he leaked hundreds of pages of documents relating to his complaints to the federal police over Operation Mesco, the investigation into the leak of his expletive-laden video. In a bizarre development, Mr Rudd has confirmed … Continue reading

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DAMAGING RUDD VIDEO PROMPTS NO SERIOUS QUESTIONS – Wednesday February 6 2013

– Australian authorities did not conduct critical interviews about the theft of of the damaging video of Kevin Rudd swearing and banging a table. And they did not formally ask for the details of who anonymously uploaded the footage that … Continue reading

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