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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

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