Operation Ironside has confiscated AU$31 million of assets so far

Australian Federal Police (AFP) has so far seized over AU$31 million of assets through Operation Ironside, the message decryption sting operation that was labelled as the country’s “most significant operation in policing history”.

The update was provided as part of an AFP announcement that it made its first multi-million cash forfeiture as part of the sting operation, confiscating AU$6 million of cash from a Western Australian man.

The man, who was a member of a criminal syndicate, has pleaded guilty to various criminal offences and will face five years of imprisonment.

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Source: ZDNet