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

Dec

23

2021

PEORIA, Ill. –Michael E. Shell, 52, of Melrose, Iowa, was sentenced on December 21, 2021, to to 27 years in prison, to be followed by 10 years of supervised release, for production of child pornography. Shell must also register as a sex offender…

Dec

21

2021

Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that CRYSTAL KLATT, 36, of Meriden, waived her right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to one…

Dec

21

2021

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Secret Service has named Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAIC) Roy Dotson of the Jacksonville field office as the National Pandemic Fraud Recovery Coordinator. In this role, ASAIC Dotson will coordinate efforts across…

Dec

20

2021

DANVILLE, Va.  – A Danville, Virginia man, who spent two years as a fugitive after embezzling $600,000 from a Danville credit union before being arrested in Durham, North Carolina, pleaded guilty today to federal charges stemming from his conduct…

Dec

17

2021

Greenbelt, Maryland – Jude Egbufoama, a/k/a Chino, age 37, of Beltsville, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank fraud, in connection with two separate fraud schemes.    

The guilty plea was announced…

Dec

17

2021

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington has sentenced Alicia Sheri Morgan (43, Tampa) to 15 months in federal prison for conspiracy to embezzle $906,109 from her employer. The Court also ordered Morgan to forfeit $373…

Dec

15

2021

Washington D.C. – Today, the Secret Service recognizes the 50th anniversary of the appointment of the first female special agents to its ranks and has released a commemorative video in honor of the occasion.

Officers Laurie Anderson, Sue…

Dec

15

2021

PORTLAND, Ore.—A federal criminal complaint was unsealed today charging an Oregon dentist with fraudulently converting to his personal use nearly $8 million in loans intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Salwan…

Dec

13

2021

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Kathryn Mizelle has sentenced Kary Stevenson (47) and Corey Quinn (35), both of Tampa, for conspiracy to commit access device fraud and aggravated identity theft related to COVID unemployment insurance…

Dec

13

2021

PROVIDENCE, R.I. –  A Providence man today admitted in federal court that he participated in a scheme that defrauded home improvement stores in Rhode Island and Massachusetts of more than $140,000, repeatedly purchasing construction tools and…

Dec

10

2021

FRESNO, Calif. — A five-count indictment was unsealed today following the arrest of Trevon Miller, 28, a military police officer at Edwards Air Force Base, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

According to court documents,…

Dec

10

2021

NEW BERN, N.C. – A federal jury today convicted Alejandro Garlynn Williams, 40, of conspiracy, access device fraud, and aggravated identity theft, finding him guilty of all counts in the indictment against him.   

According to court…

Dec

09

2021

LOS ANGELES – A San Bernardino County man was sentenced today to 51 months in federal prison for causing more than $2.4 million in losses to Wells Fargo & Co. by orchestrating a scheme in which he gained control of hundreds of other people’s…

Dec

09

2021

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte today sentenced Ricardo Carter II, age 38, of Camp Springs, Maryland, to 87 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for bank fraud and aggravated identity…

Dec

08

2021

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Keith A. Bonanno, Special Agent in Charge of the Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General (“DOJ OIG”) Cyber Investigations Office, announced today…