The Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) has announced the successful conclusion of a major
From February 5 to 7, the DSS Atlanta Resident Office conducted the operation, in cooperation with several other U.S. law enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement, United States Marshals Service, Federal Protective Service, Social Security Administration, Atlanta Police Department, Fulton County Sheriffs Office, Dekalb County Police Department, Georgia Department Human Resources Children Services, and Georgia Department of Driver Services.
According to Michael Foster, Special Agent in Charge of the DSS Miami Field Office, the operation targeted people believed to have committed passport fraud to either falsely acquire
Special Agent in Charge Foster said, “Passport fraud and visa fraud are threats to the national security of the
The Bureau of Diplomatic Security is the U.S. Department of State’s law enforcement and security arm. The special agents, engineers, and security professionals of the Bureau are responsible for the security of 285