Former Defense Contractor Arrested for Attempted Espionage

Rapid City, South Dakota - A South Dakota man was arrested Wednesday night in Lead, South Dakota, on criminal charges related to his alleged espionage attempts.

Court Permanently Enjoins Three Vietnamese Residents from Continuing to Operate a Pandemic-Related Fraud Scheme

Tampa, Florida - A federal court in Florida permanently enjoined last week three residents of Vietnam from operating a pandemic-related scam that targeted American consumers, the Department of Justice announced.

Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities to Support Public Safety in Tribal Communities

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Justice today announced the opening of the FY 2022 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation period. Also known as CTAS, the funding under this initiative is available to assist American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the areas of crime prevention, victim services and coordinated community responses to violence against native women.

Man Arrested for COVID-19 Relief Scheme

Houston, Texas - A Texas man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly fraudulently obtaining over $3.3 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Woman Pleads Guilty to Promoting Nationwide Tax Fraud Scheme

Tampa, Florida - A Georgia woman pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to defraud the United States by promoting a nationwide tax fraud scheme and preparing false tax returns for the scheme’s participants.