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

Jan

13

2022

CINCINNATI – Fernando Arroyo-Alonso, 59, was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to one year and one day in prison for stealing the identity of a disabled United States veteran.

The defendant was arrested in Warren County in May 2021…

Jan

12

2022

Miami, Florida — A Florida man charged with fraudulently obtaining COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) made his first appearance today in federal magistrate court in Ft. Lauderdale. According to the allegations in…

Jan

11

2022

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- A Huntington woman pleaded guilty today in connection with her role as a money mule in a Nigerian fraud scheme that scammed money from individuals, many of whom were elderly.

According to court documents and…

Jan

11

2022

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Haverhill, MA, man today became the sixth defendant to admit his role in a wide-ranging scheme to defraud financial institutions in several states of more than $2.4 million dollars by obtaining and attempting to obtain car…

Jan

11

2022

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A federal judge today sentenced a federal inmate on an assault charge, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Patrick Davis.

U.S District Court Judge Liles C. Burke…

Jan

11

2022

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Nigerian national who was indicted in April 2021 in connection with a large fraud and money laundering scheme pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering. 

According to court documents and statements made…

Jan

06

2022

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – A Geneseo, Illinois, man, Tristan Blank, 24, of the 0-100 block of Tulip Court, pleaded guilty today to five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Sentencing for Blank has been scheduled for May 12, 2022, at the U.S.…

Jan

05

2022

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that RITCHEL MOREHEAD, age 40, a resident of Covington, Louisiana, was convicted of wire fraud in connection with a fake investment scheme.

The government filed a superseding…

Jan

05

2022

GREAT FALLS — A Helena man admitted to crimes today stemming from a scheme to defraud a bank of more than $1 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid,…

Jan

05

2022

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An Olathe, Kansas, man who conspired with others to control construction businesses that received hundreds of millions of dollars in federal government contracts, was sentenced in federal court today for defrauding the…

Jan

05

2022

Miami, Florida – Two Miami residents, Reinier Gonzalez Caballero age 39, and Alexeis Napoles Manresa, age 37, were each sentenced yesterday to 51 months in federal prison for their role in a money laundering conspiracy. The two co-defendants were…

Jan

05

2022

WICHITA, KAN. – A federal grand jury in Wichita, Kansas, returned an indictment charging a Kansas man with two counts of possession of counterfeit obligations, one count of possession and uttering of counterfeit obligations, and one count of…

Jan

04

2022

SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Brandon B. Brown announced that David D. DeBerardinis, 60, of Shreveport, Louisiana, was sentenced today by Chief United States District Judge S. Maurice Hicks, Jr. to 15 years in prison, followed by 3…

Dec

29

2021

Miami, Florida — A Florida man charged with fraudulently obtaining COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) made his first appearance today in federal magistrate court in Ft. Lauderdale.

According to the…

Dec

27

2021

DAVENPORT, Iowa – An Aiken, South Carolina man, Travis Lee McKie, age 41, was sentenced on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 325 months in prison for Production of Child Pornography. McKie…