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

Mar

18

2021

NEWARK, N.J. – A Sussex County, New Jersey, man was charged for his role in fraudulently obtaining federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans totaling $1.9 million, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

John Jhong, 51, of…

Mar

17

2021

Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Michael C. Mikulka, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Inspector General (“DOL-OIG”), and Patrick…

Mar

17

2021

Seattle – A Seattle man employed as a cyber security consultant was indicted today by a federal grand jury for conspiracy to engage in cyberstalking, three counts of cyberstalking in violation of criminal order,  and two counts of cyberstalking,…

Mar

16

2021

PEORIA, Ill. –U.S. District Judge James E. Shadid today sentenced Harold L. Williams, 40, of Pekin, Ill., a previously convicted sex offender, to serve 47 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a minor while he was on federal supervised…

Mar

16

2021

Florence, South Carolina --- Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett DeHart announced today that Nathan Branham, 40, of Cheraw, was sentenced to nearly seven years in federal prison after pleading guilty to transferring obscene material to a minor…

Mar

16

2021

Evansville – Acting United States Attorney John Childress announced today that Stephanie TenBarge, 73, of Evansville, Indiana, was sentenced to two years’ probation by U.S. District Judge Richard Young. TenBarge previously worked as the Executive…

Mar

16

2021

BOSTON – A Bulgarian national pleaded guilty today in connection with a scheme to create counterfeit ATM cards and to withdraw money from the bank accounts of unsuspecting customers.

Georgi Kanev, 33, a Bulgarian national, pleaded guilty…

Mar

12

2021

MACON, Ga. – The Department of Justice’s National Unemployment Insurance Fraud Task Force (NUIFTF) is warning that criminals are creating websites mimicking unemployment benefit websites, including state workforce agency (SWA) websites, to steal…

Mar

11

2021

BOSTON – A West Springfield man was sentenced today in federal court in Springfield on child pornography charges.

Luke Gagnon, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to seven years in prison and 10 years of…

Mar

10

2021

A man who brandished an assault rifle at a Black Lives Matter protest in Lubbock has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.

Emmanuel Quinones, a 25-…

Mar

10

2021

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Yanio Montes De Oca, age 33, of Miami, Florida, pled guilty today to participating in a conspiracy to launder funds derived from a nationwide gas station skimming scheme that involved stealing the banking and personal…

Mar

09

2021

Jackson, TN – Orlando Mays, 41, has been sentenced to 88 months in federal prison for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Joseph C. Murphy, Jr., Acting United States Attorney announced the sentence today.

Mar

08

2021

BOSTON – A Leicester man was arrested on Friday, March 5, 2021 in connection with allegedly using a stolen identity to fraudulently claim unemployment benefits from the State of Nevada.

William Cordor, 26, was charged by criminal…

Mar

08

2021

A Talala man who knowingly wrote counterfeit checks to purchase vehicles at dealerships in Tulsa, Sand Springs, and Collinsville was sentenced in federal court, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson.

“Scotty Belcher passed a series…

Mar

05

2021

BOSTON – A Hull man was arrested today and charged in connection with submitting fraudulent documentation in order to receive CARES Act small business loans. 

Shane Spierdowis, 30, was charged by criminal complaint with one count of wire…