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Stay up-to-date with the latest news from Secret Service.

May

16

2022

MINNEAPOLIS – A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a firearm and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger.

According to court documents, on June 10, 2021, officers with…

May

16

2022

BRUNSWICK, GA:  The leader of an elaborate multi-state fraud and identity theft ring has been sentenced to federal prison.

Kenson Hunte, 39, of Canton, Ga., was sentenced to 34 months in prison after pleading guilty to Possession with…

May

12

2022

BOSTON – A Boston man has been charged and has agreed to plead guilty to fraud, identity theft, firearm and drug offenses.

Jammy Alphonse, 28, was charged and has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud conspiracy, false representation of a…

May

12

2022

Baltimore, Maryland – A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Leroy Holmes, age 61, of Baltimore, Maryland, for the federal charges of bank fraud, identity theft, and access device fraud in connection with a scheme to re-encode…

May

12

2022

PITTSBURGH, PA - Two residents of Santa Ana, California, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy relating to their participation in a scheme to defraud elderly…

May

11

2022

SAN DIEGO – Nehemiah Joel Weaver was indicted by a federal grand jury for using stolen personal information of University of California San Diego students in furtherance of bank and pandemic unemployment insurance fraud schemes.

Weaver is…

May

11

2022

PEORIA, Ill. – A Peoria, Illinois, man, Randall R. Ray IV, 33, was sentenced on May 10, 2022, to 14 years in prison for possession of child sexual abuse material.

According to court filings, in July 2021, Ray produced and possessed a…

May

10

2022

LOS ANGELES – A former San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to multiple felonies for deceiving victims into investing at least $5.6 million with him, then using their money on extravagant gambling, taking private jet airplane…

May

09

2022

HOUSTON – A 43-year-old Houston resident has been sent to prison following her conviction of using stolen personal information to obtain over $1,000, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery.

Daneshia Shane Walton pleaded guilty Jan. 18…

May

09

2022

Tampa, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Keaujay Hornsby, a/k/a “Plug,” (26, Tampa); Kareem Spann, a/k/a “Reem,” (27, Tampa); and Tywon Spann, a/k/a “Weez” (25, Tampa) have pleaded guilty to a racketeering…

May

06

2022

CONCORD - Donna Silva, 44, of Lowell, Massachusetts pleaded guilty in federal court to bank fraud, United States Attorney Jane E. Young announced today.

            According to court documents and statements made in court, in February of…

May

06

2022

TEXARKANA, Texas– A Cleveland, Texas man and woman have pleaded guilty to wire fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today.

Clifton Pape, 47, and Sally Jung, 59, have each pleaded…

May

06

2022

United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced that Teriona Freemont, age 25, of Macy, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court, in Omaha, Nebraska, for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and for…

May

05

2022

FRESNO, Calif. — Today, a federal grand jury charged Jorge Calderon-Campos, 41, and Horacio Ortega-Martinez, 35, both Mexican nationals residing in Bakersfield, in separate indictments with unlawful possession of animals for an animal fighting…

May

05

2022

INDIANAPOLIS – Gerald Hoye, 43, of Indianapolis, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison following his guilty plea to sexual exploitation of a child.

According to court documents, agents with the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) received…