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OIG Press Releases Fiscal Year 2009 - 2012

 

Fiscal Year 2012

 

Date  Title 

12/19/12

OIG Agents Smash Rogue Police Anti-Drug Unit (PDF, 1 page - 126 KB)

12/06/12

OIG Honors Trio for Assist in Major Fraud Case (PDF, 2 page - 142 KB)

11/20/12

FEMA Employee Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Over $143,000 (PDF, 1 page - 118 KB)

11/08/12

Report Suspected Sandy Disaster Scams (PDF, 1 page - 129 KB)

10/30/12

Weco General Manager Pleads Guilty to Recklessly Endangering Aircraft (PDF, 1 page - 170 KB)

10/26/12

Joplin woman pleads guilty to disaster fraud related to tornado benefits (PDF, 2 page - 78 KB)

10/25/12

Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced for Sexual Assault (PDF, 1 page - 124 KB)

10/16/12

DHS OIG Auditors, Investigators Honored (PDF, 1 page - 19 KB)

10/11/12

Report Misrepresents OIG Employee Award Program (PDF, 1 page - 75 KB)

10/02/12

OIG Investigation Helps to Nab DHS “Agent” Impersonator (PDF, 1 page - 125 KB)

08/16/12

Former United States Coast Guard Supervisor Convicted Of Mail Fraud Involving Stolen Coast Guard Equipment (PDF, 2 page - 30 KB)

08/10/12

Two Former Border Patrol Agents Convicted of Alien Smuggling, Bribery and Money Laundering Charges (PDF, 3 page - 89 KB)

07/26/12

Former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Employee Sentenced For Taking Part in Fraud Against Government (PDF, 3 page - 28 KB)

07/25/12

Colombian National Sentenced To Prison For Trying To Bribe Immigration Officials (PDF, 1 page - 171 KB)

06/28/12

“All Hands” Format Cuts OIG Training Costs by 35 Percent (PDF, 2 pages – 99 KB)

06/27/12

Twenty-Two Charged For Multi-State Scheme To Obtain Real Driver’s License With Fraudulent Documents (PDF, 6 pages – 130KB)

06/19/12

Coast Guard Officer Sentenced To 21 Months For Receiving Kickbacks From Contractors (PDF, 2 pages – 38 KB)

05/07/12

Conroe Man Charged With Disaster Fraud (PDF, 2 pages – 145 KB)

03/26/12

Former TSA Officer Pleads Guilty To Federal Extortion And Bribery Charges (PDF, 2 pages – 38 KB)

03/14/12

Former Santa Cruz County Deputy Sheriff Sentenced To Six Years For Cocaine Trafficking (PDF, 1 pages – 27KB)

02/03/12

TSA Screener at JFK Airport Arraigned On Charges of Removing $5,000 In Cash From Passenger’s Jacket During Pre-Boarding Screening (PDF, 1 pages – 102 KB)

12/20/11

Former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Official Pleads Guilty to Taking Part in Fraud Against Government - Scheme Involved More Than $50,000 Obtained Through Travel Vouchers (PDF, 3 pages - 28 KB)

 

Press Releases: Year 2011

 

Date  Title 

12/20/11

Former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Official Pleads Guilty to Taking Part in Fraud Against Government - Scheme Involved More Than $50,000 Obtained Through Travel Vouchers (PDF, 3 pages - 28 KB)

12/20/11

Newark Man Sentenced To Prison For Conspiracy To Steal Money Meant For Hurricane Katrina Victims (PDF, 2 pages - 176 KB)

11/29/11

Former TSA Employee Sentenced For Federal Hate Crime First Case In TheNation Prosecuted Under Shepard-Byrd Act (PDF, 1 page - 125 KB)

10/13/11

Former EL Paso I.C.E. Supervisory Intelligence research specialist enters Guilty Plea to Misuse of a Passport and Theft of Government Travel Funds (PDF, 1 page - 68KB)

08/30/11

Former Midway Airport Customs Officer Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison For Receiving Bribes From Restaurant Employees (PDF, 3 pages - 55 KB)

08/04/11

Border Patrol Agents Indicted For Civil Rights Violations (PDF, 1 page - 27 KB)

07/29/11

Former Corrections Officer Sentenced For Criminal Sexual Activity (PDF, 1 page - 74 KB)

07/28/11

Two Charged With Bribing Federal Official (PDF, 2 pages - 93 KB)

07/08/11

DHS Inspector General Updates Report (PDF, 1 page - 40 KB)

06/06/11

Former Supervisory Transportation Security Officer At Newark Airport Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Taking Bribes (PDF, 2 pages - 172 KB)

05/25/11

Former CIS Contractor Sentenced to 66 months Confinement in Citizenship Procurement Scheme (PDF, 2 pages - 51 KB)

05/03/11 Former Supervisor at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Convicted Of Bribery and Fraud Charges (PDF, 2 pages - 116 KB) 
04/08/11 John F. Heard Jr., Owner Of Superior Protection Inc., Sentenced To Prison For Conspiracy, Tax Fraud, Bankruptcy Fraud, Bribery And Other Charges (PDF, 2 pages - 125 KB) 
04/08/11 FEMA Employee Charged With Embezzling Over $149,000 (PDF, 2 pages - 125 KB) 
03/28/11 Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to FEMA Fraud (PDF, 1 page - 48 KB) 
03/24/11 Georgia Man Ordered To Repay Over $18K For Hurricane Ike Related Fraud (PDF, 1 page - 115 KB) 
03/17/11 Three Employees At Buffalo Federal Detention Facility Indicted For Steroid Trafficking (PDF, 1 page - 43 KB) 
03/17/11 Corrupt Federal Officer Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Guns And Drug Money Through The Airport (PDF, 3 pages - 86 KB) 
02/25/11 Oakville Man Charged With Disaster Fraud And Making A False Statement In Relation To 2008 Oakville Flooding (PDF, 2 pages - 178 KB) 
02/24/11 Lead Transportation Security Officer At Newark International Airport Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Travelers (PDF, 1 page - 164 KB) 
02/14/11 Supervisory Transportation Security Officer At Newark International Airport Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes (PDF, 1 page - 165 KB) 
02/02/11 Former Federal Immigration Enforcement Officer Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison For Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy (PDF, 2 pages - 101 KB) 
02/02/11 Department of Homeland Security Helicopter Pilot Charged With Lying To Investigators (PDF, 2 pages - 175 KB) 
01/28/11 Former Liberty County Judge And Commissioner Indicted In Hurricane Fraud Scheme (PDF, 3 pages - 44 KB) 
01/13/11 Department of Homeland Security Inspector General Announces Retirement  (PDF, 2 pages - 53 KB) 

 

Fiscal Year 2010

 

Date  Title 
11/12/10 Company, Owner And Three Others Convicted For Conspiracy, Tax Fraud, Bankruptcy Fraud, Bribery (PDF, 2 pages - 108 KB) 
09/27/10  Germantown Man Who Impersonated A Federal Immigration Agent Pleads Guilty To Fraud Scheme (PDF, 2 pages - 52 KB)  
09/24/10  United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy announced today the filing of a complaint charging Oscar Osbaldo Ortiz-Martinez, a Customs and Border Protection Officer (CBPO) assigned to the Calexico Ports of Entry, and Victor Manuel Silva, Jr. with conspiracy to import a controlled substance, bribery and attempt to aid and abet the importation of cocaine and methamphetamine. (PDF, 2 pages - 57 KB) 
09/02/10  DHS Inspector General Announces OIG Ranked Best Place To Work (PDF, 1 page 34 KB) 
08/26/10  Former CBP Technician Sentenced In Drug/Official Corruption Case (PDF, 2 pages - 89 KB)  
08/19/10  Man Pleads Guilty in Theft of FEMA Benefits Case (PDF, 1 page - 62 KB) 
07/20/10  Homeland Security Employee Charged With Stealing Neil Armstrong Customs Document (PDF, 2 pages - 65 KB) 
06/30/10 New Orleans Man Sentenced for Mail Fraud and Theft of Federal Funds (PDF, 2 pages - 26 KB)  
06/22/10 Former ICE Agent Pleads to Importing Steriods (PDF, 1 page - 87 KB)  
06/18/10  Collinsville Man Sentenced on Weapons and Theft Convictions (PDF, 2 pages - 816 KB)  
06/17/10  Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement Contracting Officer Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Violating Conflict of Interest Laws by Awarding Contracts to His Own Companies (PDF, 3 pages - 169 KB)  
06/16/10  Former Federal Immigration Officer Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy (PDF, 2 pages - 160 KB) 
04/15/10 Former Homeland Security Agent Pleads Guilty in "Sex for Green Card" Scam (PDF, 1 page - 111 KB)  
04/01/10  Judge Sentences 2 Former Delta Ticket Agents to 5 Months in Prison (PDF, 2 pages - 77 KB) 
03/29/10  DHS Inspector General Announces Appointment of John Ryan (PDF, 1 page - 35 KB)  
03/25/10  JFK Security Officer and Baggage Handler Pleads Guilty in Failed Integrity Test (PDF, 1 page - 100 KB)  
03/05/10 Hartford Landlord Pleads Guilty to Stealing Hurricane Katrina Relief Benefits (PDF, 1 page - 31 KB)
02/24/10 Harris County Deputy Sheriff Indicted for Disclosing Confidential Information for Cash (PDF, 2 pages - 233 KB)  
02/23/10  Calexico Narcotics Tunnel Operators Pleads Guilty in Federal Court (PDF, 4 pages - 64 KB)  
02/16/10 Immigration Enforcement Officer, Two others Indicted in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy (PDF, 3 pages - 330 KB)  
02/11/10  Baton Rouge Man Sentenced for Katrina Fraud (PDF, 1 page - 34 KB)  
02/11/10 New Orleans Man Arrested for Health Care Fraud (PDF, 1 page - 29 KB)
01/22/10  Former Cusotmers and Border Protection Officer Sentenced to Federal Prison (PDF, 2 pages - 43 KB)  
01/20/10  Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Louisiana Road Home Program (PDF, 1 page - 29 KB)  
01/19/10  Man Sentenced in Hurricane Katrina Fraud Case (PDF, 1 page  - 43 KB)  
01/01/10  Federal Grand Jury in Cleveland, Ohio, Returned Indictments Against Eight Individuals for Theft of Public Money (PDF, 2 pages - 685 KB)

 

Fiscal Year 2009

 

DateTitle
12/22/09 United States Customs And Border Patrol Officer Indicted For Receipt Of Child Pornography (PDF, 1 page - 68 KB)
12/08/09 Federal Immigration Officer Arrested For Receiving Bribes To Approve Immigrants For Citizenship (PDF, 2 pages - 108 KB)
12/01/09 Detroit Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison on Carjacking and Other Related Offenses (PDF, 2 pages - 70 KB)
10/28/09 Fourth Individual Pleads Guilty to Fradulently Obtaining Disaster Assistance After Purchasing New Home Through Oprah's Angel Network, Habitat for Humanity and The City of Houston (PDF, 3 pages - 123 KB)
10/19/09 Three Individuals Indicted and Arrested for Conspiracy and Consealment of Assets of the Farmacia El Senorial (PDF, 2 pages - 45 KB)
10/16/09 Former Courtroom Bailiff Sentenced to Federal Prison (PDF, 1 page - 66 KB)
10/08/09 CBP Officer Charged with Unlawful Access to Government Databases (PDF, 2 pages - 94 KB)
09/25/09 Former Gulfport Mayor Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Katrina Fraud (PDF, 2 pages - 45 KB)
09/18/09 Saint Rose Resident Indicted For Defrauding The Louisiana Road Home Program And The Federal Emergency Management Agency (PDF, 1 page - 14 KB)
09/18/09 Miami Group Sentenced in Conspiracy to Defraud Aliens (PDF, 2 pages - 27 KB)
09/04/09 Two Former Delta Ticket Agents and King Airport Luggage Handler Indicted in Alien Smuggling Scheme (PDF, 2 pages - 83 KB)
08/19/09 Four Indicted or Fraudulently Obtaining Disaster Rental Assistance After Purchasing New Homes Through Oprah Winfrey's Charity "Oprah's Angel Network" (PDF, 3 pages - 126 KB)
08/17/09 FEMA Fraud - Two more Sentenced (PDF, 2 pages - 21 KB)
08/07/09 Detroit Man Found Guilty of Carjacking and Other Related Offenses (PDF, 2 pages - 141 KB)
08/06/09 New Orleans Man Indicted for Mail Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft (PDF, 1 page - 27 KB)
08/05/09
08/03/09 U.S. Sues First Choice Armor & Equipment for Providing Defective Bullet-Proof Vests to Law Enforcement Agencies (PDF, 2 pages - 22 KB)
07/29/09
07/23/09
07/10/09 Two More Plead Guilty in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Disaster Relief Fraud Charges (PDF, 2 pages - 36 KB)
07/07/09
07/07/09 Man Charged with Multiple Fraud Schemes Including Hurricane Katrina Fraud, Visa Application, and Wire Fraud (PDF, 2 pages - 56 KB)
06/26/09 Customs and Border Protection Officer Sentenced for Computer Theft (PDF, 2 pages - 79 KB)
06/24/09 Chalmette Man Charged With Theft of Government Funds (PDF, 1 page - 10 KB)
06/24/09 Another Sentenced in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Disaster Relief Fraud Charges (PDF, 1 page - 10 KB)
06/24/09
06/19/09 New Orleans Man Indicted for Fraud Charges Related To Hurricane Katrina (PDF, 2 pages - 19 KB)
06/16/09
06/07/09
06/03/09
05/13/09
05/13/09 Former U.S. Coast Guard Official Sentenced on Extortion Charge (PDF, 2 pages - 74 KB)
04/17/09
04/15/09
04/13/09
03/13/09 Two Former Border Patrol Agents Extradited from Mexico To Face Smuggling Charges (PDF, 3 pages - 37 KB)
02/26/09
02/04/09
01/29/09
01/28/09 Another Pleads Guilty In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, On Disaster Relief Fraud Charges (Stephanie Williams Donahue) (PDF, 1 page - 11 KB)
01/28/09 Customs Official and His Wife Charged with Accepting Bribes to Smuggle Drugs into U.S. (PDF, 2 pages - 33 KB)
01/23/09
01/09/09 Deportation Officer Arrested on Charges of Producing Child Pornography (PDF, 2 pages - 35 KB)
01/08/09 Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Drugs and Bribery (PDF, 1 page - 36 KB)
01/06/09 Former Federal Employees Plead Guilty to Stealing Prescription Medication (PDF, 1 page - 43 KB)
01/06/09 Recipient of Hurricane Katrina Disaster Funds Pleads Guilty to Stealing $60,200 (PDF, 1 page - 29 KB)

 

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