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

Nov

04

2003

LOS ANGELES – El lunes 3 de noviembre de 2003, se cerró una investigación de 20 meses denominada “Operación Golden Financial”, con la sentencia del último de siete acusados involucrados en la compleja estratagema de fraude hipotecario. El jefe de…

Sep

11

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C – In what has been described as one of the most significant arrests related to the Internet fraud known as “phishing,” the Romanian General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime (DGCCOA), in cooperation with the United States…

Aug

29

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Friday, August 29, United States Secret Service Director Ralph Basham issued the following statement on the arrest in the "Blaster" computer virus investigation: "The Secret Service's participation in this investigation --…

Jul

29

2003

•  The Identity Crime Video/CD-Rom project is a joint effort between the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Federal Trade Commission. It is designed to provide…

Jul

29

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In an effort to help front-line officers understand and investigate identity crime, the United States Secret Service has joined with other federal agencies and police organizations to create an interactive resource guide that…

Jun

16

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The United States Secret Service has announced the formation of four new Electronic Crimes Task Forces, a successful public-private partnership aimed at fighting high-tech computer-based crimes. The new task forces will open…

Jun

09

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The United States Secret Service, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security, will sponsor a "Major Event Management Seminar," June 10-12, 2003, in Chicago, Illinois. The seminar'’s objective is to provide state…

May

07

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In continuing cooperation with our law enforcement counterparts, the United States Secret Service has made adjustments to the security perimeter at the White House complex. Beginning over the weekend of May 3-4, 2003, the…

Apr

30

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Wednesday, April 30, United States Secret Service Director Ralph Basham issued the following statement on the signing of the Prosecutorial Remedies and Tools Against the Exploitation of Children Today Act of 2003 (PROTECT …

Apr

21

2003

CINCINNATI, OH -- On Thursday, April 24, 2003, the United States Secret Service Cincinnati Field Office and the National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) will present a seminar on the Safe School Initiative. The study, conducted by the Secret…

Apr

03

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, April 3, 2003, agents from the United States Secret Service testified before a joint U.S. House of Representative subcommittee hearing on the agency’s efforts to protect America’s financial and critical…

Mar

18

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In cooperation with our law enforcement counterparts, the United States Secret Service has made adjustments to the security perimeter at the White House complex. Beginning at midnight, Tuesday, March 18, the following areas…

Mar

05

2003

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA --  On Wednesday, March 5, 2003, United States Secret Service officials attended a ceremony recognizing the latest additions to the arsenal of tools combating international counterfeiting -- counterfeit detection canines.

Feb

12

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In what is described as the largest seizure associated with an active counterfeiting plant in Colombian history, the United States Secret Service and the Colombian National Police Service (DIJIN), uncovered more than $20…

Jan

30

2003

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- For the second time in as many weeks, the United States Secret Service, working together with the Colombian National Police (DIJIN), suppressed a counterfeit U.S. coin plant. Nearly $100,000 in counterfeit "Golden Dollars,"…