Sacramento, California - During a press conference at the Sacramento Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Friday, the FBI provided an update regarding a March 21, 2018 attempted security breach at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California.

Santa Ana, California - A jury has convicted an Irvine man of federal charges for running an investment scam that defrauded a businessman who believed he was investing in products related to stem cell research.

Washington, DC - At the 37th Human Rights Council session in Geneva, February 26-March 23, the U.S. addressed urgent human rights situations around the world. This session brought attention to human rights issues in Iran, Syria, North Korea, Burma, Cambodia and South Sudan, among others. Acting Assistant Secretary of State Molly Phee delivered our national statement on February 28, underscoring the U.S. commitment to human rights, as well as our continued concerns about the Council’s disproportionate focus on Israel and our commitment to reforming the Council.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Edward N. Levine, 67, a resident of Novato, California, was sentenced today to 27 months in prison and followed by three years of supervised release for the sale of two black rhinoceros horns in Las Vegas. Levine will also be prohibited from wildlife and antique sales as a result of Friday’s sentencing.

Washington, DC - The chief of staff for a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives has been convicted for obstructing a congressional investigation into the alleged misappropriation of Congressional funds to pay for campaign activity, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.

Norfolk, Virginia - Three members of the Nine Trey Gangsters were convicted by a federal jury in the Eastern District of Virginia for their roles in a racketeering conspiracy that included five murders, six attempted murders, and various drug trafficking, robbery, and firearms crimes that spanned all five cities in south Hampton Roads, Virginia in 2015.