2014 Diplomatic Security Press Releases
-11/19/14 Diplomatic Security Returns 'Most Wanted' Fugitive from Thailand
-11/04/14 Former Fugitive Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme
-10/02/14 21 Year Fugitive Sentenced On 1992 Tax Fraud Charges
-09/19/14 Alcala Pleads Guilty To Two Charges In Visa Fraud Case; Sentenced To 56 Months In Federal Prison
-09/19/14 Previously Deported Mexican National Pleads Guilty To Aggravated ID Theft And Drug And Firearms Offenses
-09/17/14 Second Colombian National Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping And Murder 0f DEA Agent Terry Watson
-09/16/14 International Cooperation Against Counterfeit Currency and Travel Documents Focus of INTERPOL Meeting
-09/05/14 Italian National and Previously Convicted Felon Arrested for Unlawful Reentry
-09/04/14 N.J. Man Pleads Guilty to Operating Fraudulent Visa and Payroll Scheme to Facilitate Illegal Immigration
-09/03/14 Colombian National Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping and Murder of DEA Agent Terry Watson
-08/19/14 Businessman Sentenced To Prison And Ordered To Forfeit $100,000 For High-Technology Worker Visa Fraud
-07/22/14 Turkish Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Counterfeit Cancer Drugs
-07/19/14 Fugitive Neil Stammer in Custody
-07/17/14 21-Year Fugitive Pleads Guilty For Failing To Appear for 1993 Court Appearance
-07/14/14 Diplomatic Security Returns Nevada Fugitive from the Philippines
-07/03/14 Brooklyn Man Convicted Of Conspiracy To Commit Honor Killings In Pakistan
-07/02/14 21-Year Fugitive Found Through Facebook Makes Court Appearance
-07/02/14 7 Colombian Nationals Charged in Connection with the Murder of a DEA Agent Extradited to the United States
-07/02/14 International Employee Recruiter Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Visa Fraud
-06/02/14 Fugitive Convicted in Fiery 1998 DUI Crash that Injured Trooper Captured in Panama
-05/29/14 Five Individuals Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Participating In Student Visa And Financial Aid Fraud Schemes
-05/28/14 Former Denver Woman Pleads Guilty To Charges Related To Identity Theft
-05/23/14 Lebanese Man Convicted of Attempted Naturalization Fraud
-05/22/14 Last Defendant Sentenced In Marriage Fraud Scheme
-05/21/14 U.S. Marshals, INTERPOL Nab Fugitive from Hungary in Florida
-05/20/14 Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Smuggle and Traffic Counterfeit Viagra Tablets
-05/19/14 Anchorage Woman Arraigned On Identity Theft, Passport, Permanent Dividend Fund, And Benefits Fraud
-05/15/14 Attorney Indicted for Defrauding Two International Companies out of Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars
-04/28/14 Attorney, Others Named in Superseding Indictment Alleging Money Laundering Related to Marijuana Cultivation and Distribution
-04/24/14 Previously Deported Mexican National Charged with Passport Fraud, Aggravated ID Theft, Drug and Firearm Offense
-04/17/14 Former Denver Woman Appears on Charges Related to Aggravated Identity Theft
-04/15/14 Bill A. Miller Named Director of the Diplomatic Security Service and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security
-04/02/14 Former Federal Contract Employee Sentenced to 13 Months In Prison For Disclosing National Defense Information
-04/01/14 Cupertino Businessman Pleads Guilty To High-Tech Worker Visa Fraud
-03/28/14 FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Juan Elias Garcia Now in Custody
-03/14/14 250th San Francisco Bay Area Resident Charged With Federal Passport Offense
-03/06/14 Former English Tutor Sentenced for Sexually Exploiting Children in China and the United States
-03/05/14 Alexandria, Va., Couple Arrested on Immigration Charges for Harboring Domestic Servant in Their Home
-02/11/14 Four Employees of Adoption Services Provider Charged with Conspiracy to Defraud the United States in Connection with Ethiopia Operations
-02/11/14 Highlands Ranch man sentenced for forced labor and trafficking in forced labor as well as other offenses
-02/06/14 Former Rosedale Resident Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison For Armed Robbery Of A Business Resulting In The Owner's Death
-02/05/14 Five Individuals Charged with Immigration Fraud
-01/24/14 Dominican Man Sentenced for Social Security and Passport Fraud
-01/24/14 Dominican Man Sentenced for Social Security and Passport Fraud
-01/21/14 Da Vance: Naval Academy Graduate Indicted For $1 Million Ponzi Scheme
-01/17/14 Alleged Fraudster Apprehended In Puerto Vallarta
-01/14/14 Gregory B. Starr Sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security
-01/06/14 Individual Suspected of Damaging the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China Office in San Francisco Arrested

2013 Diplomatic Security Press Releases
-12/30/13 Defendants sentenced in $25 Million Tax Fraud and Drug Conspiracy
-12/30/13 Massachusetts Native Named to Head the Boston Field Office of the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic Security Service
-12/26/13 Diplomatic Security Service Arrests Nine for Passport Fraud in California's Central Valley in 2013; Bureau of Diplomatic Security
-12/19/13 Man Using False Identity Arrested for Sex Trafficking in Miami and Australia
-12/12/13 Former Teacher Pleads Guilty to Production of Child Pornography and Other Charges Following Federal Investigation
-12/12/13 San Diego Man Who Allegedly Stole Identities of Deceased Children Charged with Indentity Theft, Tax Evasion, False Statements to Banks
-12/11/13 Eric Bartoli Arrested In Peru After A Decade As A Fugitive
-11/26/13 Richmond Man Pleads Guilty To Investment Fraud
-11/21/13 Hungarian Woman Sentenced to One Year in Prison For Her Role in International Internet-Based Fraud Scheme
-11/19/13 Conviction in 1998 Cold Case Homicide of Peace Corps/Gabon Volunteer Karen Phillips
-11/14/13 California Man Indicted For Passport Fraud And Identification Fraud
-11/14/13 Massachusetts Man Arrested for Conspiring to Produce False ID
-11/07/13 Dominican Man Pleads Guilty to Social Security and Passport Fraud
-11/06/13 U.S. Citizen In Cuba Returns To The United States And Is Arrested For 1984 Air Piracy Charge
-11/06/13 U.S. Consulate Official Pleads Guilty to Receiving More Than $3 Million in Bribes in Exchange for Visas
-10/30/13 Indian Corporation Pays Record Amount To Settle Allegations Of Systemic Visa Fraud And Abuse Of Immigration Processes
-10/30/13 Previously Deported Alien Pleads Guilty to Stealing the Identitiy of a Deceased Toddler While Fraudullently Seeking a U.S. Passport
-10/22/13 New York Native Named to Head the New York Field Office of the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic Security Service
-10/02/13 Former English Tutor Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation of Children in China and the United States
-09/20/13 Diplomatic Security Special Agent Honored by Government of Albania for Police Support
-09/18/13 Malian National Indicted In Brooklyn Federal Court For Murder Of U.S. Diplomat
-09/13/13 N.J. Tax Preparer Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Filing Phony Income Tax Returns and Becoming a U.S. Citizen by Fraud
-09/03/13 Two Charged in Visa Fraud Conspiracy
-08/27/13 N.J. Man Arrested for Making False Report of Kidnapping of Online "Teenage Girl" to U.S. Embassy
-08/06/13 Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement to Obtain a U.S. Passport
-08/06/13 Two Arrested for Smuggling Counterfeit Viagra
-08/01/13 Djanson Convicted By Jury Of 3 Counts Of Providing False Information
-07/25/13 California Woman Indicted Using A U.S. Passport Obtained Through Stolen Identity
-07/18/13 Six Colombian Nationals Charged with Murder of DEA Agent
-07/01/13 Colorado Man Found Guilty of Human Trafficking and Other Offenses
-06/19/13 'Landlords from Hell' Defendants Plead Guilty to 4 Felonies, Will Receive 4 Years & 4 Months State Prison Sentence
-06/14/13 Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Foreign Labor Violations
-06/08/13 International Fugitive Wanted for 1979 Chicago Murder Arrested After Landing in O'Hare
-06/04/13 Joint Terrorism Task Force in Seattle Launches Rewards for Justice Campaign
-06/04/13 U.S. Foreign Service Officer Charged With Conspiracy
-05/30/13 Sacramento Man Indicted for Passport Fraud, Social Security Fraud,Theft of Government Property, and Aggravated Identity Theft
-05/20/13 McHenry Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening US Embassy Officials in Serbia and Serbians in Chicago Over Visa Dispute
-05/16/13 INTERPOL Red Notice facilitates arrest of fugitive sex offender wanted in Texas
-05/08/13 HSI Arrests Two Sisters from Mexico Suspected of Lying on US Passport Applications
-05/07/13 Nationwide Sweep by U.S. Marshals Puts 345 Dangerous Sex Offenders Behind Bars
-05/07/13 Treasury Designates Sinaloa Cartel Plaza Bosses
-04/23/13 FBI Top Ten Fugitive Now in Custody
-04/19/13 Massachusetts Man Convicted of Passport Fraud
-04/18/13 San Diego Man Who Stole Identities of Deceased Children Charged with Passport Fraud
-04/17/13 20 Defendants Charged in Separate Schemes to Defraud Immigration by Posing as Cuban Citizens
-04/12/13 Ten Bay Area Residents Charged With Federal Passport Offenses
-04/11/13 America's Most Wanted Fugitive Located in Medellin, Colombia
-04/11/13 Two Sentenced, Two Plead Guilty in $5 Million Conspiracy to Provide Thousands of Identity Documents to Illegal Aliens
-04/09/13 New Jersey Tax Preparer Admits Filing Fraudulent Income Tax Returns and Becoming U.S. Citizen by Ffraud
-04/01/13 Bakersfield Man Pleads Guilty To Passport Fraud
-03/29/13 Cupertino Businessman Charged With High-Tech Worker Visa Fraud
-03/28/13 Pennsylvania Mother Of Three Charged With Passport Fraud
-03/13/13 Diplomatic Security Service Agents Help Locate and Arrest Seattle Fugitive in the Philippines
-03/12/13 Former Fugitive Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury after His Capture in Grenada
-03/12/13 Pennsylvania Couple Charged in Tax Refund Scam Involving Stolen Hospital Patient Information
-03/08/13 Defendant in Children Charity Fraud Case Pleads Guilty
-03/07/13 Mastermind of Marriage Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty
-03/05/13 Former U.S. Consulate Guard Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison For Attempting to Communicate National Defense Information to China
-03/04/13 FBI Reunites Children with Mother After 18 Months in Captivity
-02/26/13 U.S. Department of State Heroism Award Presented to Special Agent Clifton Jeffery
-02/26/13 U.S. Department of State Heroism Award Presented to Special Agent Matthew Perry
-02/15/13 Florida Woman Sentenced to Prison for Obstruction of Justice in Relation to Her Husband's Disappearance
-02/14/13 U.S. Department of State Heroism Award Presented to Special Agent Philip Rand
-02/01/13 U.S. Department of State Heroism Award Presented to Special Agent Christopher Bilodeau
-01/29/13 Dominican National Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Leading Role in Identity Trafficking Scheme
-01/23/13 New Jersey Woman Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Trafficking the Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens
-01/11/13 Former State Department Employee Sentenced To 30 Months in Prison for Carrying Out Identity Theft Scam
-01/09/13 Fugitive James Hector Acala Arrested at California Port of Entry Attempting to Re-enter the United States
-01/04/13 Irish National Sentenced, Faces Deportation Proceedings for Falsely Representing U.S. Citizenship
- N.J. Tax Preparer Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Filing Phony Income Tax Returns and Becoming a U.S. Citizen by Fraud