2009 Diplomatic Security Press Releases

12/29/09 Defendants Plead Guilty In Work Visa Fraud; Philadelphia, PA
12/29/09 Diplomatic Security Service Arrests 13 for Passport Fraud in California's Central Valley; Washington, DC
12/29/09 Top Private Sector Security Concerns in 2009; Washington, DC
12/23/09 Pastor Who Owns Religious School Accused In Visa Fraud Scheme ; SANTA ANA, CA
12/16/09 Nevada Man Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Lying To Obtain New Passport ; Los Angeles, CA
12/15/09 Defendant Convicted Of Passport Fraud and Identity Theft; Miami, FL
11/25/09 Alaska Homicide Suspect Ariel Patrick Apprehended in Guatemala; Washington, DC
11/24/09 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Charges New York City Employee For Theft Of Welfare Recipients' Birth Certificates And Social Security Cards; New York City, NY
11/20/09 Alaska Man Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For Identity Theft, Passport Fraud; Anchorage, AK
11/13/09 Man Guilty of Aggravated Identity Theft; San Juan, PR
11/06/09 Florida Native Honored As Bureau Of Diplomatic Security Employee Of The Year; Washington, DC
11/06/09 State Department Selects Jeffrey Culver to Head Diplomatic Security Service ; Washington, DC
10/29/09 Seventeen San Francisco Bay Area Residents Charged With False Passport Or Entry Visa Offenses; San Francisco, CA
10/25/09 Federal, State, and Local Cooperation Nabs Homicide Suspect; Phoenix, AZ
10/16/09 Wanted Suspect Captured in Belize; Inglewood, CA
10/09/09 Walnut Creek Woman Found Guilty of Trafficking Nanny from Peru; San Francisco, CA
10/01/09 Diplomatic Security, Venezuelan Police Return U.S. Fugitive ; Washington, DC
10/01/09 Massachusetts Man Convicted Of Making False Statements In U.S. Passport Application; Boston, MA
09/21/09 Diplomatic Security Locates and Will Help Return A Fugitive from Belize; Washington, DC
09/11/09 Three People Indicted In Identity Theft Conspiracy; New Brunswick, NJ
09/09/09 Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent Awarded The Paraguayan National Police Medal Of Merit; Washington, DC
08/31/09 Jury Convicts Three Men of Conspiracy To Use Fake Diplomatic Identification; Kansas City, MO
08/26/09 Document And Benefit Fraud Task Forces Expand To Houston And San Juan; Washington, DC
08/26/09 State Department Offers Private Sector Security Overseas Seminar for U.S Businesses, Academic Institutions, and NGOs, September 21 - 22, 2009; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
08/21/09 Florida Man Sentenced On Passport And Identity Theft Charges; Miami, FL
08/21/09 Suspects Arrested For Defrauding W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 3rd Co-conspirator At Large; Grand Rapids, MI
08/20/09 Drug Trafficker Sentenced to Over Eight Years For Lying About His Citizenship; Orlando, FL
08/18/09 Marriage Broker Sentenced To 19 Months Prison; San Francisco, CA
08/03/09 "Operation Whose House" Mortgage Broker: Extradited From Jamaica Pleads Guilty ; Washington, DC
07/31/09 Eight Arrested in ICE-led, Multi-agency Operation Targeting Area Gang Members; San Jose, CA
07/29/09 Ex-Foreign Service Officer, International Jeweler Sentenced In Corruption Case; Washington, DC
07/28/09 Eight Individuals, Law Firm, Property Company Face Federal Charges Alleging Alien Smuggling, Visa Fraud; Salt Lake City, UT
07/24/09 Grand Jury Indicts Former U.S. Embassy Beijing Project Manager For False Statements; Jacksonville, FL
07/17/09 Diplomatic Security Locates And Will Help Return Fugitive From The Philippines; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
07/15/09 Brinks Employee Charged With Theft Of $75,000; Miami, FL
07/15/09 Defendant Convicted of Passport Fraud and Identity Theft; Miami, FL
07/14/09 Diplomatic Security Passport Fraud Investigation Results in Jail Sentence; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
07/14/09 U.S. Marshals Instrumental in Local's Arrest in Israel; Harrisonburg, PA
07/13/09 Diplomatic Security Special Agent Honored by Women in Federal Law Enforcement Foundation; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
07/01/09 Saudi National Charged With Fraud In Obtaining Visa For Domestic Employee; Houston, TX
06/30/09 U.S. National Charged With Sexual Abuse While Overseas; Washington, DC
06/05/09 Former State Department Official And Wife Arrested For Serving As Illegal Agents Of Cuba For Nearly 30 Years; Washington, DC
06/02/09 Three Colombian Nationals Arrested, Charged In Alien Smuggling And Visa Fraud Scheme; Washington, DC
05/29/09 Civilian Contractor Sentenced To Prison For Making False Statements To Federal Agents; Houston, TX
05/12/09 Diplomatic Security Locates and Returns A Fugitive From Brazil; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
04/15/09 NH Man Sentenced To 33 Months In Prison For Mail Fraud, Identity Theft; Concord, NH
04/13/09 Department of Homeland Security Employee Convicted In Fraud And Bribery Scheme; Atlanta, GA
03/31/09 Brazilian Man Guilty In Passport Fraud Case; Worcester, MA
03/31/09 Eight Individuals Indicted and Arrested for Identity Theft, Fraud; San Juan, PR
03/13/09 Chinese Entry Visa Broker Sentenced For Fraud and Fugitive Charges; San Francisco, CA
03/12/09 Mortgage Brokers Indicted on Wire And, Passport Fraud, Money Laundering, Other Charges; Sacramento, CA
03/11/09 46 Arrested and Prosecuted at California Ports of Entry for Passport and Visa Fraud ; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; News Release; San Diego, California
03/07/09 Fugitive Sex Offender Returned From Ukraine To United States; Johnstown, PA
02/26/09 16 Suspects Prosecuted For False Passport Offenses; San Francisco, CA
02/25/09 Defendants In 'Focus On Children' Case Sentenced In Federal Court; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Salt Lake City, UT 
02/25/09 Former U.S. Foreign Service Officer and International Jeweler Guilty in Visa Case; Washington, DC
02/20/09 Four Extremists Arrested for Threats and Violence Against UC Researchers ; San Francisco, CA
02/18/09 U.S. Passport Fraud Operation Nets Fourteen Arrests in Georgia; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
02/17/09 Diplomatic Courier Honored for Heroism ; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
02/12/09 DS Investigation Results In Conviction For False Statements On I-9 Employment Verification Forms; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
01/30/09 U.S. Postal Worker Arrested For Embezzlement; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC