Yesterday, police conducted 16 search warrants across businesses and homes in Sydney's south-west, with items including a rifle, ammunition, cryptocurrency wallets, steroids and documents taken for forensic examination.
More than $3 million in cash and 300kg of illicit drugs have been seized
Police say international criminal groups are working collaboratively to import drugs into Australia
Six Sydney men are facing court after being charged with related offences
Six people across Sydney aged between 28 and 44 have been arrested and charged for their alleged role in the international organised crime network.
Detectives in NSW, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission worked with border force and their international counterparts to uncover several criminal groups allegedly working together to import drugs into the country.
More than $3 million in cash and 300kg of methylamphetamine and cocaine bound for Australian streets has been seized as part of the operation targeting organised crime in NSW, which began in 2021.
Investigators seized more than 200kg of methylamphetamine in Los Angeles which was bound for Sydney, 60kg of cocaine — believed to be sourced from Germany — hidden inside machinery in a Sydney depot, and almost $1 million in cash.