Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The FBI today announces the FBI’s commemoration of its famous Ten Most Wanted Fugitives program, created 65 years ago.
El Centro, California - Tuesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station rescued a distressed man who was lost in the desert without food or water while making an attempt to illegally enter the United States.
Salton City, California - Friday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected drug smuggler after discovering concealed packages of methamphetamine in a pickup truck.
Former Oklahoma Jail Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent Sentenced for Excessive Force Against Inmates
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Raymond A. Barnes, 44, and Christopher A. Brown, 33, the former jail superintendent and assistant jail superintendent, respectively, of the Muskogee County Jail (MCJ) were sentenced in federal court today on multiple counts of civil rights offenses related to allegations of excessive force on inmates at MCJ on or between August 2009 and May 2011.
Detroit, Michigan - Eleven individuals from metro Detroit, including one former Blue Cross Blue Shield employee, were charged Tuesday with running identity theft and credit card fraud schemes. The charges follow an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) as part of the Southeast Michigan Financial and Cyber Crimes Task Force.
FinCEN names Banca Privada d’Andorra a foreign financial institution of primary money laundering concern
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today named Banca Privada d'Andorra (BPA) as a foreign financial institution of primary money laundering concern pursuant to Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act (Section 311) and issued a related Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). This finding and NPRM are based on information indicating that, for several years, high-level managers at BPA have knowingly facilitated transactions on behalf of third-party money launderers acting on behalf of transnational criminal organizations.