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2010 Diplomatic Security Press Releases



-12/27/10  Diplomatic Security Service Arrests 12 in California's Central Valley in 2010 on Passport Fraud; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; San Francisco, CA
-12/21/10  Douglas Perlitz Sentenced to 235 Months in Federal Prison; U.S. Department of Justice; New Haven, CT
-12/15/10  Salinas Task Force Seizes Assault Weapons, Arrests Firearms Traffickers; U.S. Department of Justice; San Jose, CA
-12/13/10  Florida Man and 2 U.K. Nationals Plead Guilty In Immigration Fraud Scheme Involving Florida Property Development Company; U.S. Department of Justice; Washington, DC
-12/06/10  3 Foreign Nationals Each Sentenced to 23 Months in Prison For Alien Smuggling, Visa Fraud Scheme; U.S. Department of Justice; Washington, DC
-11/22/10  Five Kenyan Nationals Indicted For Conspiracy To Commit Marriage Fraud; U.S. Department of Justice; Houston, TX
-11/18/10  Three Indicted For Consipiring To Force Labor, Harboring Undocumented Aliens; U.S. Department of Justice; Houston, TX
-11/15/10  U.S. State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council Launches Revamped www.OSAC.Gov ; Washington, DC
-11/03/10  Ex-Liquor Control Commission Investigator Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft and Passport Fraud; U.S. Department of Justice; Portland, OR
-10/29/10  Customs Official Arrested in Philippines ; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-10/22/10  Nigerian Man Sentenced To 102 Months In Prison For Role In Airline Ticket Scam; U.S. Department of Justice; Washington, DC
-10/14/10  $55 Million Visa Fraud Results in Convictions For Brazilian Family; U.S. Department of Justice; Orlando, FL
-10/14/10  Robert Ryann Woods Pleads Guilty In U.S. Federal Court; U.S. Department of Justice; Billings, MT
-10/07/10  Man Sentenced For Using Fake Diplomatic Tags; U.S. Department of Justice; Washington, DC
-10/05/10  Concord Businessman Charged with High-Tech Worker Visa Fraud; U.S. Department of Justice; Oakland, CA
-09/29/10  Florida Child Sexual Battery Fugitive Returned from Western Samoa; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-09/29/10  Three Colombian Nationals Plead Guilty to Alien Smuggling and Visa Fraud Charges; U.S. Department of Justice; Washington, DC
-09/01/10  Rewards for Justice Program Offers Up To $5 Million For Information On Terrorist Suspects; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-08/30/10  Diplomatic Security and U.S. Private Sector Security Experts to Ring Stock Exchange Bell; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-08/23/10  California Woman Sentenced for Alien Smuggling Scheme; U.S. Department of Justice; San Jose, CA
-08/19/10  Arrests Made in Alleged Sex Trafficking Operation; U.S. Department of Justice; Houston, TX
-08/19/10  Diplomatic Security Helps Locate U.S. Child-Rape Suspect in Peru; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-07/22/10  Three Colombian Nationals Extradited to the United States to Face Alien Smuggling and Visa Fraud Charges; U.S. Department of Justice; Washington, DC
-07/21/10  Florida Health Care Operator Accused of Medicare Fraud Caught in Costa Rica; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-07/16/10  Former State Department Official Sentenced To Life In Prison For Nearly 30-Year Espionage Conspiracy; U.S. Department of Justice; Washington, DC
-07/15/10  DS's "Operation Death Match" Snares British Impostor at BWI; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Baltimore, MD
-07/08/10  Chicago Man Indicted On Multiple Fraud Counts; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Chicago, IL
-07/08/10  Maryland Man Arrested, Charged in Passport Fraud Case; U.S. Department of Justice; Baltimore , MD
-07/01/10  15 San Francisco Bay Area Residents Charged With Federal Passport Offenses; U.S. Department of Justice; San Francisco, CA
-06/30/10  More than 100 Stopped at California Ports of Entry for Passport and Visa Fraud ; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; San Diego, CA
-06/29/10  Diplomatic Security-Led Investigation Foils Fraud Ring Targeting U.S./Canadian Travel Agents; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-06/23/10  DS Special Agent Honored With Award for Law Enforcement Public Service; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-06/23/10  Diplomatic Security Locates, Helps Return U.S. Fugitive From Costa Rica; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-06/17/10  2 NYC Employees Plead Guilty To Theft of Birth Certificate Information, Welfare Recipients' Birth Certificates, Social Security Cards; U.S. Department of Justice; New York, NY
-06/12/10  U.S. Attorney, Secret Service, Diplomatic Security Investigate and Prosecute Identity Theft Cases; U.S. Department of Justice; Boise, ID
-06/07/10  Former U.S. Official Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact, Possession of a Firearm While Unlawfully Using a Controlled Substance; U.S. Department of Justice; Washington, DC
-05/28/10  Diplomatic Security Special Agent Appointed to International Law Enforcement Post; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-05/26/10  DS Special Agents Honored for Bringing "America's Most Wanted" Fugitive to Justice ; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-05/21/10  DS Assists in Arrest of Virginia Suspect on Resisting Arrest, Firearms, Narcotics Charges; U.S. Department of Justice; Norfolk, VA
-05/21/10  DS Seeks Information on True Identity of Suspect; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Seattle, WA
-05/20/10  Two Arrested in Texas on Visa Fraud Charges; U.S. Department of Justice; Houston, TX
-05/14/10  Six Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Marriage and Benefit Fraud; U.S. Department of Justice; Houston, TX
-05/13/10  California Man Indicted on Passport Fraud, Agravated ID Theft, Felon In Possession of Firearm Charges; U.S. Department of Justice; Sacramento, CA
-04/15/10  California Woman Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment For Forced Labor of Domestic Servant; U.S. Department of Justice; Oakland, CA
-04/09/10  Alaska Man Gets Four Years in Federal Prison for Identity Theft; U.S. Department of Justice; Anchorage, AK
-04/02/10  Diplomatic Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Help Locate and Return a Missing Idaho Boy; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-04/01/10  Diplomatic Security Special Agent Named as a Federal Law Enforcement Foundation 'Investigator of the Year' Recipient; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; Washington, DC
-03/30/10  Paso Robles Couple Arrested for Recruiting and Harboring Fillipino Nationals to Work in Elder Care Homes Under Abusive Conditions; U.S. Department of Justice; Los Angeles, CA
-03/24/10  7 Members of Identity Fraud Ring Indicted in Manhattan; U.S. Department of Justice; New York, NY
-02/23/10  Georgia Man Sentenced For Impersonating Federal Agent; U.S. Department of Justice; Atlanta, GA
-02/23/10  Manhattan U.S. Attorney Charges 22 Members And Customers Of Identity Fraud Ring; U.S. Department of Justice; New York, NY
-02/18/10  Massachusetts Woman Indicted On Fraud Charges; U.S. Department of State; Boston, MA
-02/12/10  U.S. Fugitive Returned From Mexico Makes Appearance In Sacramento Court; U.S. Department of Justice; Sacramento, CA
-02/01/10  U.S. Citizen Arraigned On Passport Fraud Charges; U.S. Department of Justice; Honolulu, HI
-01/23/10  Most Wanted Fugitive Surrenders After Manhunt Moves To Vietnam ; Allegheny County Sheriff's Office; Pittsburgh, PA
-01/22/10  Virginia Man Sentenced To 75 Months for Elaborate ID Theft Scheme; U.S. Department of Justice; Alexandria, VA
-01/21/10  Massachusetts Man Sentenced For Making False Statements in Passport Application; U.S. Department of Justice; Boston, MA
-01/15/10  Jury Convicts Nigerian Defendant For Immigration Fraud And Identity Theft; U.S. Department of Justice; San Francisco, CA
-01/14/10  Portston, Inc. Executive Sentenced For Foreign Worker Visa Scheme; Bureau of Diplomatic Security; San Francisco, CA

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