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

Sep

22

2022

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Laura Danielle Jackson, 32, of Hurricane, pleaded guilty today to two counts of mail fraud and one count of aggravated identify theft.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on September 17, 2018,…

Sep

20

2022

NEW YORK – The U.S. Secret Service has assumed its role as the lead agency for the design and implementation of the operational security plan to ensure the safety and security of all those participating in the 77th United Nations General…

Sep

14

2022

Today the U.S. Secret Service celebrates 100 years of the Uniformed Division (UD). On September 14, 1922, President Warren G. Harding created the White House Police Force as a vital effort to safeguard the White House and elected officials…

Sep

09

2022

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas man pleaded guilty to engaging in sexual acts with a child and taking nude pictures and videos of the child. According to court documents, Joshua Courtney, 35, of Bonner Springs pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual…

Sep

09

2022

New York - Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Patrick Freaney, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the United States Secret Service (“USSS”), and Keechant L. Sewell, the…

Sep

09

2022

KANSAS CITY, KAN.– A Kansas man is facing prison time after he admitted to downloading child pornographic images from the Internet. Justin Packham, 34, of  Shawnee pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. 

According…

Sep

08

2022

BOSTON – A former Everett man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to identity theft and fraud charges in connection with multiple schemes to fraudulently obtain an apartment as well as pandemic-related relief funds from the…

Sep

08

2022

Louisville, KY – A Louisville man was sentenced today to 21 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $285,336.93 for defrauding an elderly victim out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a bank fraud scheme.

Sep

07

2022

CONCORD – Mary Baird, 55, of New York, New York, 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, between…

Sep

07

2022

PROVIDENCE – A Providence man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, having been charged for his role in a scheme that defrauded Home Depot out of approximately $600,000 in tools and building supplies, announced United States…

Sep

06

2022

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Alexander M.M. Uballez, United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, announced today that Christina Joyner, 47, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, pleaded guilty to wire fraud.

According to the plea agreement and…

Sep

02

2022

NEWARK, N.J. – A former telecommunications company employee was charged for his role in a scheme to fraudulently unlock the Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards of thousands of mobile phones, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced…

Sep

01

2022

MOBILE, AL – A federal jury convicted a Tampa, Florida man this week for conspiring to commit bank fraud, unlawfully possessing fake and stolen identification documents, possessing counterfeit and forged checks, aggravated identity theft, and…

Sep

01

2022

WASHINGTON – A retired New York Police Department officer was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for assaulting a law enforcement officer with a deadly or dangerous weapon and related charges for his actions during the breach of the U.S.…

Aug

31

2022

PROVIDENCE – Four Georgia men who admitted to a federal judge in Rhode Island that they participated in a scheme that exploited Providence-area homeless and transient individuals by recruiting them to cash hundreds of thousands of dollars worth…