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DHS Provides $10 Million to Local Communities to Prevent Targeted Violence and Terrorism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security has awarded $10 million to 29 select projects to support the development of a nationwide Terrorism and Targeted Violence Prevention (TVTP) Framework. These awards were made through a competitive process under the Fiscal Year 2020 Targeted Violence…

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Two Iranian Nationals Charged in Cyber Theft Campaign Targeting Computer Systems in The USA & Abroad

NEWARK, N.J.- Two Iranian nationals have been charged in connection with a coordinated cyber intrusion campaign – sometimes at the behest of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran) – targeting computers in New Jersey, elsewhere in the United States, Europe, and the…

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St. Louis Doctor Pleads Guilty to Crimes Against a Child, Who Happens to be His Wife

ST. LOUIS, MO – United States District Judge John A. Ross accepted a plea, today, from 48-year-old Ashu Joshi. Joshi, a St. Louis resident, pleaded guilty to distribution of child pornography. According to a plea agreement, Joshi was 46 years old and a doctor when…

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DHS Cracks Down on Goods Produced by China’s State-Sponsored Forced Labor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WRO) today on products from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The products subject to the WROs are produced with state-sponsored forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, where the Chinese government…

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Florida Woman Pleads Guilty, Attempting To Illegally Export To China

Jacksonville, FL – Yang Yang (34, Jacksonville) has pleaded guilty to conspiring to submit false export information through the federal government’s Automated Export System and to fraudulently export to China maritime raiding craft and engines in violation of United States (U.S.) law, and also to…

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Former Kansas School Teacher Indicted on Federal Charges, Soliciting Children

TOPEKA, KANSAS- A resident of Topeka, Kansas, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas on federal child pornography charges, Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced today. The…

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