2012 Diplomatic Security Press Releases

12/21/12 Nicaraguan National Sentenced For Immigration And Passport Fraud Crimes; Spokane, WA
12/17/12 Diplomatic Security Service Arrests Nine for Passport Fraud in California's Central Valley in 2012; Washington, DC
12/07/12 Former U.S. Embassy Employee Sentenced To 9-Month Prison Term in Scheme Involving Visa Applications; Washington, DC
11/30/12 U.S. Marshals Track Down Accused Child Molester in Morocco; Tampa, FL
11/28/12 Josephine County Man Sentenced for Stealing More than $280,000 From Federal Government; Eugene, OR
11/26/12 Mexican National Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison for Trafficking the Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens; Washington, DC
11/20/12 Treasury Designates Ibarra Cardona Drug Trafficking Organization; Washington, DC
11/13/12 Suspect in 2001 Westbury Murder & Hit-and-Run Death Captured in Panama; MINEOLA, NY
11/07/12 Former U.S. Embassy Employee Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge In Scheme Involving Visa Applications; Washington, DC
10/29/12 Mexican National Sentenced for Aggravated Identity Theft; Boise, ID
10/26/12 U.S. Marshals Arrest Sex Offender at Guam International Airport; Hagatna, Guam
10/19/12 Irish National Pleads Guilty to Falsely Representing U.S. Citizenship; Providence, RI
10/15/12 More than 230 Stopped at California Ports of Entry for Passport and Visa Fraud; San Diego, CA
10/11/12 Rwandan National Sentenced to 21 Months for Immigration Fraud; Boston, MA
10/09/12 DSS Investigation Leads to Sentencing for Milpitas, CA, Corporation; San Francisco, CA
10/05/12 Hungarian Man Sentenced to 26 Months in Prison For His Role in International Internet-Based Fraud Scheme; Washington, DC
09/24/12 Government Employees Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Passport Fraud; Houston, TX
09/14/12 Josephine County Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing More than $280,000 from the Federal Government; Eugene, OR
09/11/12 Captured Fugitive Sentenced to More Than 14 Years in Prison for Causing $19 Million in Losses to Mortgage Lenders; Sacramento, CA
09/07/12 20-Year Drug Fugitive Sentenced to 126 Months in Prison; San Francisco, CA
08/30/12 Former U.S. Consulate Guard Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Communicate National Defense Information to China; Washington, DC
08/25/12 U.S. Marshals Arrest International Fugitive; Concord, NH
08/07/12 Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft; Boise, ID
07/20/12 $19 Million Tax Refund/ID Theft Scheme Charged in Alaska; Washington, DC
07/19/12 Two Foreign Nationals Plead Guilty to Trafficking the Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens; Washington, DC
07/10/12 Indicted Former Mayor of Toms River Returns to United States to Face Federal Tax Charges in New Jersey; Newark, NJ
07/03/12 Former Department of Defense Employees Plead Guilty to Unlawfully Procuring U.S. Citizenship; San Jose, CA
06/22/12 Former State Department Employee Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison for Assaulting His Wife with a Dangerous Weapon; Washington, DC
06/15/12 Passport Fraudster Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison; Baltimore, MD
05/16/12 Hungarian Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud for His Role in International Internet-Based Fraud Scheme; Washington, DC
05/14/12 Eleven Arrested and Detained in Alleged Heroin Trafficking Operation with Ties to Mexican Drug Cartels; Providence, RI
05/09/12 Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation of a Minor in Belize; Milwaukee, United States
05/07/12 U.S. Embassy Employee Arrested on Conspiracy and Bribery Charges in Scheme Involving Visa Applications; Washington, D.C.
05/01/12 Five Men Arrested in Plot to Bomb Ohio Bridge; Cleveland, United States
03/23/12 Mother, daughter and 6 Others Indicted for Passport Fraud Scam; Phoenix, Ariz.
03/16/12 Palm Desert Attorney Indicted on Federal Charges in Passport Fraud; Los Angeles, Calif.
03/15/12 Previously Deported Alien Indicted For Passport Fraud; Fresno, United States
03/09/12 Two Men Indicted for Human Trafficking and Other Charges; Denver, Colorado
02/17/12 Man Indicted on Conspiracy, Bank Fraud and Other Charges For His Role in Internet-Based Fraud Scheme; Washington, D.C.
02/16/12 Portland Man Sentenced to 3 1/2 Years for Identity Theft and Benefits Fraud; Portland, Maine
02/15/12 Document Trafficker Convicted of Manufacturing, Selling and Transferring Fraudulent Identification Documents; Baltimore, Maryland
02/10/12 Indiana Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Aggravated Identity Theft and Passport Fraud; Grand Rapids, Mich.
02/08/12 President of Djibouti Confers Title of 'Chevalier' on Diplomatic Security Special Agent; Washington, DC
02/07/12 Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Announces Sentencing of Agent for Elder Abuse and Grand Theft
01/31/12 John Rom Convicted at Trial for His Role in Immigration Fraud Conspiracy
01/24/12 Extradition of Fugitive Oscar Martinez-Hernandez from Venezuela
01/24/12 Return of Fugitive Oscar Martinez-Hernandez from Venezuela
01/20/12 Diplomatic Security Service Helps Locate and Return Hawaii Fugitive to the United States; HONOLULU, HI
01/17/12 Payment Processor for On-Line Poker Companies Pleads Guilty to Laundering Internet Poker Funds
01/10/12 Sacramento Man Pleads Guilty To $19 Million Fraud Scheme