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Dec

09

2020

WASHINGTON - Today the Secret Service hosted a virtual Cyber Incident Response Simulation for financial services, real estate, retail and hospitality executives who trained on mitigation strategies for a simulated business email compromise (BEC)…

Dec

09

2020

WASHINGTON – Two U.S. Secret Service individuals and 21 employees with the Safety, Health and Environmental Programs Division (SAF) were recipients of the 2020 Department of Homeland Security Secretary’s Awards.

Special Agent Roy Dotson…

Dec

09

2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A Frankfort man, Ricky Joe Cornish Jr., 33, was sentenced to 120 months in prison on Tuesday, by U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, after previously pleading guilty to using the internet to entice a minor to engage in…

Dec

08

2020

PORTLAND, Maine: A Bowie, Maryland man pleaded guilty today in federal court to using counterfeit credit cards, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.

According to court records, in December 2018, Charles Harris, 37, and his co-defendant,…

Dec

08

2020

LOS ANGELES – Five Canadian men have been indicted on federal fraud charges alleging they ran a million-dollar telemarketing scam that deceived victims – many of them elderly Southern California residents – into paying off non-existent debts they…

Dec

07

2020

SAN FRANCISCO – Marc Nunez made an initial appearance today in federal court on a criminal complaint for possession of child pornography, announced David L. Anderson and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security…

Dec

07

2020

BOISE – Edward Fisher, 57, of Stamford, Connecticut, was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also imposed a term…

Dec

07

2020

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A grand jury has returned indictments in unrelated cases against two Central Illinois men, one from Springfield and the other from Beardstown, that allege fraud in connection with major disaster or emergency benefits available…

Dec

03

2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that Melissa Evans, 49, of Palestine, was sentenced to 21 months in prison for bank fraud. She will also pay a total of $145,000 in restitution.

“Evans stole from her…

Dec

03

2020

SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on December 1, 2020, Daniel Gologan, age 31, of Romania, was sentenced to 40 months’ imprisonment by United States District Judge Robert D.…

Dec

03

2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – John F. Johnson, aka, “Grandmaster Jay” has been charged via criminal complaint with assaulting federal task force officers, announced United States Attorney Russell Coleman.

“Here in Kentucky we revere our First and…

Dec

03

2020

The U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and five other federal law enforcement agencies announced the completion of the third annual Money Mule Initiative, a coordinated operation to…

Dec

03

2020

Indianapolis – The U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and six other federal law enforcement agencies announced the completion of the third annual Money Mule Initiative, a coordinated operation to disrupt the…

Dec

03

2020

BOSTON – Six Chicago-area men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Springfield with participating in a nationwide wire fraud and identity theft scheme that victimized businesses across the United States.

Antonio Strong, 28;…