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Australian police arrest over 200 after cracking underworld messaging app

FRANCE24, 08 Jun 2021
A global sting involving an encrypted communications platform developed by the #FBI has sparked a series of raids and arrests around the world, delivering “an unprecedented blow” to #crime gangs, law enforcement authorities. #Australian authorities said they arrested 224 people and seized more than four tons of #drugs and $35 million in an ongoing operation that dates back three years. New Zealand police said they had arrested 35 people and seized drugs and assets worth millions of dollars.

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