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

Apr

19

2021

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On April 19, 2021, a federal jury convicted Kent Lowery Booher, 64, of Harriman, Tennessee, a registered sex offender, of multiple sex crimes involving minors.  Booher, a disbarred criminal defense attorney, was found guilty of…

Apr

15

2021

Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that MONTRELL DOBBS, JR., 28, of Ansonia, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill to 18 months of imprisonment, followed by three…

Apr

14

2021

DANVILLE, Va. -  Authorities in Durham County, North Carolina arrested Jorge Navarro, a former teller at URW Community Federal Credit Union in Danville, after two years of flight on federal charges of embezzling $617,000, Acting United States…

Apr

14

2021

MARSHALL, Texas – A Hawkins, Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei.

Brianna Clarisse Banks, 24, pleaded guilty to theft of government money…

Apr

08

2021

Dallas, Texas – Today, the U.S. Secret Service participated in the Texas Cybersecurity Summit. This first of its kind two-day summit included more than 800 senior cybersecurity executives  and included a key note address delivered by Special…

Apr

08

2021

CAMDEN, N.J. – A California man today admitted his role in a large-scale conspiracy to steal 94,000 credit and debit cards from customers at approximately 80 Michaels’ Stores in 19 states and to then use that information to make fraudulent…

Apr

06

2021

Jackson, MS - The Secret Service and the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office (MS AGO) today announced the creation of the Cyber Fraud Task Force (CFTF) in Jackson, Mississippi. The partnership between private industry, state, local, and tribal…

Apr

06

2021

Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that GEORGE DRAGUSIN, also known as “Georgio Anderini” and “Einstein,” 65, a citizen of Romania, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea…

Apr

06

2021

CINCINNATI – Four local individuals have been charged federally with defrauding COVID-19 pandemic relief funding programs. In separate cases, the four are alleged to have lied about owning businesses and employing others. Some defendants…

Apr

02

2021

Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Toledo returned a six-count indictment charging Ronald Lee Jenkins, 38, of Blaine, Minnesota, with possession with intent to unlawfully use false…

Apr

02

2021

BOSTON – A Romanian national pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston in connection with an ATM skimming scheme operating throughout Massachusetts and other states including Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York and South Carolina. 

Apr

02

2021

WASHINGTON – Katherine Emma Ross, 29, formerly of Washington, D.C., pled guilty today to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a D.C. law firm. The guilty plea was announced by Acting U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips, Matthew S.…

Apr

01

2021

BOSTON – A Leicester man was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Worcester in connection with his involvement in schemes to fraudulently obtain unemployment assistance and obtain loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in an…

Apr

01

2021

ATLANTA - Richard J. Randolph, III, has been arraigned on federal charges of securities fraud.  Randolph was charged in an information filed on April 1, 2021.

“Investors expect the companies that they invest in will operate with integrity…

Mar

31

2021

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Nicholas Milano White, age 30, of Baltimore, Maryland, on March 30, 2021, to eight years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for the federal…