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

Apr

07

2017

The United States Secret Service honored 61 of its employees during the 5th annual Director’s Awards program held April 6.

This program formally recognizes the outstanding achievements, professional accomplishments, and exemplary service…

Apr

07

2017

(Washington, D.C.) – Tamara Kukla, who worked as the “Director of Membership” for a Washington based non-profit organization, has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for embezzling nearly $250,000 from her employer, announced Brian J.…

Apr

06

2017

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Nicholas Ross McCullen, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, was convicted today for possessing counterfeit money, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

McCullen, age 30, pled guilty to one…

Apr

06

2017

MADISON, WIS. – Jeffrey M. Anderson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Dominique Gaunichaux, 19, Madison, Wis., was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge William Conley to eight months in federal…

Apr

04

2017

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JANZAYB KHAN, 28, of Waterbury, was arrested today on a criminal complaint charging him with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud, and making a false…

Apr

04

2017

Stephen A. Turner, 36, was sentenced today in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois to 27 years in federal prison for production of child pornography, announced Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the…

Apr

03

2017

NEWARK, N.J. – A Fairlawn, New Jersey, tax preparer today admitted preparing fraudulent income tax returns on behalf of her clients, causing losses of over $130,000, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Shirley Arias, a/…

Apr

03

2017

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Franklin K. Dotson, 32, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, was convicted today for passing counterfeit money and being a felon in possession of a firearm, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced…

Mar

31

2017

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury on Wednesday returned two separate indictments charging individuals from outside of Alabama with traveling to the state to commit access device fraud, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey, and U.S.…

Mar

31

2017

ATLANTA - Antonio Sandridge and Rodney Sandridge have been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for mail fraud conspiracy. The defendants, who are brothers, operated a fraud ring where they hijacked corporate identities and used…

Mar

31

2017

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a former hotel desk clerk on fraud and identity theft charges for unauthorized use of a customer’s bankcard, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey and U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in…

Mar

30

2017

(Washington, D.C.) On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan had just spoken to representatives of the Building Construction Trades Union at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., when John Hinckley Jr., attempted to assassinate him.…

Mar

27

2017

TRENTON, N.J. – The two owners of a New Jersey jewelry store who used the business to further one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever charged by the Justice Department were both sentenced today for their respective roles in the scheme,…

Mar

23

2017

WASHINGTON – A physician licensed in Puerto Rico, who was practicing medicine in Miami, was charged in a 16-count indictment unsealed today for his alleged participation in a multi-faceted $20 million health care fraud scheme involving the…

Mar

22

2017

Greenville, South Carolina---- United States Attorney Beth Drake stated that Katie Marie Reavely, age 26, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, entered a guilty plea in federal court in Greenville to Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud, in violation of Title 18…