Imperial Valley News
FTC, Pennsylvania and Connecticut Sue Tech Support Scammers That Took More Than $17 Million From Consumers
Washington, DC - A federal court has granted a request by the Federal Trade Commission to shut down a tech support scam that allegedly bilked consumers out of more than $17 million by pretending to represent Microsoft, Apple and other major tech companies.
Washington, DC - The Department of State has designated Maghomed Maghomedzakirovich Abdurakhmanov as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which imposes sanctions and penalties on terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. As a result of this designation, all property subject to U.S. jurisdiction in which Abdurakhmanov has any interest is blocked and U.S. persons are prohibited from engaging in any transactions with Abdurakhmanov.
El Centro, California - A strong cold front will pass through the area causing winds to become strong and gusty early next week.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance Frank A. Rose will travel to Norway, Austria, Poland, and Switzerland November 15 through November 23 for the second plenary meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV) and for discussions on space policy, missile defense, arms control, and other bilateral and multilateral security topics.
Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order creating a second Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve an ongoing dispute between the New Jersey Transit Rail and some of its employees.
Washington, DC - Today, the President signed an Executive Order which takes note of Liberia's tremendous progress since emerging from civil war in 2003, in particular its commitment to democracy and the development of its political, administrative, and economic institutions. The United States congratulates the people of Liberia for their determination, ingenuity, and commitment to peace and democracy that has made this possible.