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Australian Police illegally obtain journalist’s phone records

Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin journalist phone records

The Australian Federal Police have admitted to illegally obtaining a journalist’s phone record earlier this year – because the officers “did not know” that they needed a warrant. On Friday, AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin claimed that officers who were investigating a leak of confidential police material did not know that they …

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Australian Customs involved in drug smuggling

Australian customs drugs

Up to 30 Customs officers have been accused of receiving bribes to turn a blind eye to the import of drugs and illegal precursor chemicals through Sydney International Airport. The allegations are believed to follow several months of surveillance by the Australian Federal Police after officers were tipped off about …

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