Saturday, May 18, 2024

ABF seize 156kg of illegal drug

Two Sydney men – one an airline freight worker – have been charged in connection to the 2020 seizure of 156 kilograms of pseudoephedrine, as a result of Operation Ironside. An AFP-led investigation into the activities of an airline freight employee suspected of using his role to advise multiple criminal syndicates about law enforcement interest […]

Australian Border Force signs MOU with Singapore

Australian Border Force (ABF) commissioner, Michael Outram, countersigned a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Trade Facilitation with the Singapore government on March 20. Singapore’s director-general of customs, Ho Chee Pong, and chief executive officer of the Infocomm Media Development Authority, Tan Kiet have also signed the MOU. The agreement will allow ABF and Singapore […]

Smugglers get saucy Down Under

Four men have been charged over the importation of 400kg of methylamphetamine, which was detected by Australian Border Force (ABF) concealed in bottles of chilli sauce imported from the US. On Tuesday, 15 October 2019, ABF officers targeted an air cargo consignment which had recently arrived at a Sydney freight depot from the United States. […]

Snow luck for smugglers in Sydney

Australian Border Force (ABF) officers in Sydney have discovered liquid methamphetamine worth more than A$1 million concealed in a consignment of Canadian snow globes. ABF Aviation Goods officers targeted the consignment of 15 snow globes after arrival from Canada. The knick-knacks were X-rayed and subject to further examination, with substance identification testing of the liquid […]