Romanian hacker “Guccifer” admitted to compromising nearly 100 social media and email accounts of U.S. government officials, politicians, and other public figures in federal court Wednesday.
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More than 180 law enforcement agencies across the country will receive grants totaling $119 million to hire more police officers.
Federal, state and local officers confiscated more than 80 pounds of heroin and arrested 10 people in Washington, DC this week who were involved in a large-scale heroin ring.
In its ninth year, Operation Cross Country, the nationwide law enforcement operation in which the FBI, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) team up to recover sexually exploited children and go after pimps and other individuals.
“Use every tool we have” to investigate and prosecute violent offenders. That was the order given by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to federal prosecutors across the nation yesterday as part of his effort to crack down on the recent uptick in serious crime.
An Ohio man was charged with federal firearms and carjacking offenses arising out of an Aug. 12, 2016 traffic stop in Hatch, N.M., when he allegedly shot and killed Hatch Police Officer Jose Chavez.
BMW Financial Services, N.A. (BMW FS) agreed to pay over $2 million to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by failing to refund a type of up-front lease payment to 492 servicemembers who lawfully terminated their motor vehicle leases early.
The state of California and the city of San Francisco have become the latest entities to file lawsuits against the Department of Justice (DOJ), following DOJ’s announced plan to make the majority of federal law enforcement grants contingent upon localities agreeing to “allow federal immigration officers access to local prisons and also provide federal authorities with advance notice when prisoners in the country illegally are slated to be released.”
After succumbing to bribes from Columbian drug lord, Jose Bayron Piedrahita, a former federal agent in Miami persuaded federal prosecutors to dismiss Piedrahita from indictment in one of the largest drug smuggling cases in U.S. history.
Federal law enforcement agencies have lost nearly 1,000 guns since 2006. The Department of Homeland Security, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons lose countless guns, grenades, bullets, and other “expendables” every year to theft and poor inventory tracking.
In a memo covered this week by the Wall Street Journal, Chuck Rosenberg, the acting director of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), broke sharply with President Donald Trump following Trump’s comments last Friday:
Since 2002, Department of Homeland Security agents operated a fake university in New Jersey to catch individuals conspiring to commit visa fraud.
The Department of Justice announced its plan to collect data on law enforcement interactions with civilians nationwide in order to track how and when law enforcement officials use force and how often civilians die in police custody.
The Department of Justice wants to help police departments make smart buying decisions on wearable cameras by publishing a catalog of devices ranked across various criteria.
In an effort to facilitate a smoother transition for those released from prison and jail back into society, the Department of Justice said it will no longer call such people “felons” or “convicts.”