Imperial Valley News
San Diego, California - Applications are now being accepted for FBI San Diego’s 2016 Teen Academy, which will take place on June 29, 2016 and August 17, 2016 at the San Diego Field Office headquarters in Sorrento Valley. Any student interested in the FBI, what we do, and how a relationship with the FBI can help his or her school and community is encouraged to apply. The Teen Academy is open to high school sophomores or juniors enrolled in a public, private, charter, or home school program. The applicant must currently attend school within San Diego County or Imperial County to be eligible to apply.
Doctor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Distributing Addictive Painkiller and Laundering Proceeds of His Drug Trafficking
Los Angeles, California - In a plea agreement filed this morning, a San Gabriel Valley doctor has agreed to plead guilty to a federal drug trafficking charge for illegally distributing the powerful painkiller best known by the brand name OxyContin.
Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Hack into U.S. Defense Contractors’ Systems to Steal Sensitive Military Information
Los Angeles, California - A Chinese national pleaded guilty Wednesday to participating in a years-long conspiracy to hack into the computer networks of major U.S. defense contractors, steal sensitive military and export-controlled data and send the stolen data to China.
Seven Iranians Working for Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Affiliated Entities Charged for Conducting Coordinated Campaign of Cyber Attacks Against U.S. Financial Sector
New York - A grand jury in the Southern District of New York indicted seven Iranian individuals who were employed by two Iran-based computer companies, ITSecTeam (ITSEC) and Mersad Company (MERSAD), that performed work on behalf of the Iranian Government, including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, on computer hacking charges related to their involvement in an extensive campaign of over 176 days of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
Washington, DC - The United States congratulates the people of Benin on holding a successful presidential election that international observers deemed free and fair. Over the past 25 years, the Beninese people and their leaders have repeatedly demonstrated their commitment to the democratic process. This election, once again, has proven the strength and vibrancy of Benin’s democracy.
Los Angeles, California - Twenty high-level managers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week became the first representatives from a federal law enforcement agency to complete an intensive training program at the Museum of Tolerance (MOT) in Los Angeles focused on promoting greater cultural awareness among members of the agency’s leadership team.