AFP employee who allegedly left his mother ‘lying in a state of filth’ refused bail in Sydney court

AFP employee who allegedly left his mother ‘lying in a state of filth’ refused bail in Sydney court

Updated May 03, 2018 16:56:58 Photo: A sketch of Phillip Joseph Thompson (ABC News: Vincent De Gouw) An Australian Federal Police (AFP) employee has been refused bail over the alleged manslaughter of his mother, who prosecutors say suffered an “undignified and agonising death”. Phillip Joseph Thompson, who is also a …

Indonesian police bust fake Rohingya people-smuggling network with AFP help

Indonesian police bust fake Rohingya people-smuggling network with AFP help

Posted April 24, 2018 10:09:17 Photo: People smugglers are taking advantage of the plight of legitimate Rohingya refugees fleeing persecution by boat. (Reuters) Indonesian police say they have worked with the Australian Federal Police to unravel a people-smuggling network that was aimed at bringing in fake Rohingya refugees to Australia. …

AFP raid home of tax office whistleblower over ABC investigation | Australia news

The Australian federal police raided the home of a debt collector for the Australian Taxation Office who is a key whistleblower in a joint Fairfax/Four Corners investigation into the extensive powers of the tax office. The raid came just days ahead of the broadcast on the ABC of the program, …

AFP raids Australian Tax Office whistleblower amid Four Corners investigation

AFP raids Australian Tax Office whistleblower amid Four Corners investigation

By Adele Ferguson, Lesley Robinson and Lucy Carter Updated April 04, 2018 14:13:14 Photo: ATO whistleblower Richard Boyle outside his Adelaide home after it was raided by the AFP this morning. (ABC) A public servant turned whistleblower employed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has this morning had his home …

Telcos under fire for charging AFP to help catch online predators

Telcos under fire for charging AFP to help catch online predators

Posted March 27, 2018 06:23:07 Police investigators are being charged up to $1,020 for access to information on a single child exploitation offender by Australia’s internet companies. Key points: Current laws allow telcos to claim the costs of helping with investigations to track down child porn offenders NXT Senator Rex …