Six Family Members Indicted on Federal Charges Related to $4 Million Extortion Scheme

Washington, DC - Five people, all members of the same family, have been indicted on federal charges alleging that they took part in a $4 million extortion and money laundering scheme. A sixth family member has been indicted on charges of tampering with a witness.

Multi-agency investigation dismantles Las Cruces-based drug trafficking organizations

Las Cruces, New Mexico - Sixteen individuals are facing drug trafficking and money laundering charges as the result of a multi-agency investigation led by DEA and HSI that targeted cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine traffickers and money launderers operating in southern New Mexico, west Texas and as far east as Tennessee and South Carolina. During the course of the investigation, law enforcement authorities seized approximately 3.6 kilograms of cocaine, approximately 2.5 kilograms of heroin, approximately 13 kilograms of methamphetamine, $176,860 in assets, to include eleven vehicles, and 10 firearms.

CBP Officers Arrest 14 Year-Old Smuggler

Nogales, Arizona - Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested a 14 year-old yesterday as he attempted to smuggle more than two pounds of methamphetamine.

57 Member/Associates of Various White Supremacists Gangs Charged in Kidnapping and Drug Conspiracies

Dallas, Texas - Fifty-seven individuals, who are connected to various white supremacist gangs have been charged in a case led by the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division and coordinated by the Texas Anti-Gang Center with participating partners such as the Dallas Police Department Criminal Intelligence Unit and the Drug Enforcement Administration.  Special Agent in Charge Clyde E. Shelley, Jr. of the Drug Enforcement Administration made the announcement along with Erin Nealy Cox, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, Monday at a press conference.

Small Business Is Booming Across the United States

Washington, DC - Small Business Is Booming Across the United States:

Under President Trump, small businesses are showing historic optimism, increasing wages, and planning to expand.