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Maryland Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Providing Material Support to ISIS and Terrorism Financing

Mohamed Elshinawy, 32, of Edgewood, Maryland, was sentenced today to 20 years in prison, to be followed by 15 years of supervised release, for conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization; providing and…
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Syrian National Convicted for Conspiring to Kill American Soldiers in Iraq

Arizona - Ahmed Alahmedalabdaloklah, a Syrian national who had been living in Iraq, was convicted by a jury, following a six-week trial, of conspiring and supporting the 1920s Revolutionary Brigades, an insurgent group that planted road-side bombs to attack and kill American soldiers in Iraq. A jury convicted…
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Grand Jury Indicts Thirteen Russian Individuals and Three Russian Companies for Scheme to Interfere in the United States Political System

Washington, DC: 2/16/2018 - The Department of Justice announced that a grand jury in the District of Columbia today returned an indictment presented by the Special Counsel’s Office. The indictment charges thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian companies for committing federal crimes while seeking to…
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Department of Justice Takes Action in Response to Broward County School Shooting

  Washington, DC: Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered his condolences and support for the people of Broward County, Florida yesterday.  He also ordered the Department of Justice to assist the victims of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as well as the state…
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Attorney General Sessions Announces Hezbollah Financing and Narcoterrorism Team

Washington, DC: - Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the creation of the Hezbollah Financing and Narcoterrorism Team (HFNT), a group of experienced international narcotics trafficking, terrorism, organized crime, and money laundering prosecutors. HFNT prosecutors and investigators are tasked with investigating individuals and networks providing support…
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Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz Sentenced for Conspiracy to Provide Material Support and Resources to a Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization and Transmitting a Communication Containing a Threat to Injure

Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Dana J. Boente,  Attorney David J. Freed for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and Special Agent in Charge Michael Harpster of the FBI’s Philadelphia Division announced today that Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz,  21, a citizen and resident of…
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Attorney General Sessions and Acting DEA Administrator Patterson announce new tools to address opioid crisis

WASHINGTON – Continuing to follow President Trump’s strong leadership on combatting the deadly opioid crisis, Attorney General Sessions today announced new resources and stepped up efforts to address the drug and opioid crisis. Joined by Acting DEA Administrator Robert Patterson, Attorney General Sessions announced the…
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Justice Department announces first ever indictments against designated Chinese manufacturers of deadly fentanyl and other opiate substances

WASHINGTON, DC: – The Justice Department announced today that federal grand juries in the Southern District of Mississippi and the District of North Dakota returned indictments, unsealed yesterday, against two Chinese nationals and their North American based traffickers and distributors for separate conspiracies to distribute…
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Issues Statement on FBI Statistics Showing Staggering Rise in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in The Line of Duty in 2016

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today issued the following statement on the FBI's 2016 Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report, which show an unacceptable rise in law enforcement officers assaulted and killed in the line of duty: "Every law enforcement officer goes to work knowing that…
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