More than 500 Australian bank, financial services and digital currency accounts linked to offshore organised criminals sexually extorting Australian teenagers have been shut down under a multi-jurisdictional, AFP-led operation.
The AFP has joined forces with INTERPOL to step up the fight against child exploitation around the world, rolling out the significant enhancement of a critical international database in Melbourne on Wednesday (9 November 2022).
A Brisbane man has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for online child abuse related offences. The man, 43, was sentenced yesterday (20 October 2022) in the Brisbane District Court after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to fifteen charges.
A Melbourne man has been sentenced to one-year imprisonment, to be released on recognisance order for one year for an online child abuse offence following a Victorian Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) investigation.