FBI Seeking Victims in Showbiz Scam Investigation

The scheme involves the use of the names of well-known entertainment industry professionals in furtherance of the fraud and targets those working in the entertainment industry.

MAP MONDAY: The Most Distressed Zip Codes in America

It's tough to be an American in a rural zip code. That's among the findings in the latest report issued by the Economic Innovation Group. An...

Secret Service Releases 2018 Report on Mass Attacks in Public Spaces

The study, Mass Attacks in Public Spaces -2018, focuses on 27 incidents that occurred between January and December 2018, in which three or more persons were harmed and were carried out in public places

DHS Says Border Apprehensions Down 11% for the Year, 28% in June

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data for June indicates a 28 percent drop in enforcement actions along the...

FCC Chair Wants to Make Foreign Robocalls, Caller ID Spoofing Illegal

"Call center fraudsters often pretend to be calling from trusted organizations and use pressure tactics to steal from Americans.  We must attack this problem with every tool we have.  With these new rules, we’ll close the loopholes that hamstring law enforcement when they try to pursue international scammers and scammers using text messaging.”

CBP Agriculture Specialists at Mail Facility Seize Suspected Hatching Eggs

It is the third package with hatching eggs intercepted recently under similar circumstances. Hatching eggs are of concern to CBP due to their ability to carry highly contagious diseases such as Exotic Newcastle Disease. 

Fmr State Dept Employee Sentenced for Conspiring with Chinese Agents

Candace Claiborne received tens of thousands of dollars in benefits from 2 Chinese agents in exchange for Internal State Department documents.

VA extends Agent Orange presumption to ‘Blue Water Navy’ Veterans

Eligible Veterans may now be entitled to disability compensation benefits The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to process Agent Orange exposure claims...

CBP Intercepts Pesky Pest in Peonies

LITTLE KNOWN FACT: On a typical day in fiscal year 2018, CBP agriculture specialist discovered 319 pests at U.S. ports of entry and 4,552 materials for quarantine; plant, meant, animal byproduct, and soil.

Federal Government Conducts Unprecedented Seizure of Massive Cargo Ship After Finding Almost 20 Tons...

“A seizure of a vessel this massive is complicated and unprecedented – but it is appropriate because the circumstances here are also unprecedented.  We found nearly 20 tons of cocaine hidden on this ship."