Las Vegas, Nevada - A British man living in Las Vegas, Nevada, pleaded guilty today to a scheme to abuse the personal and financial information of hundreds of thousands of victims in order to steal millions of dollars, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. 

Washington, DC - Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for $128 million in new projects to advance solar technologies. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE will fund 75 innovative research projects that will lower solar electricity costs, while working to boost solar manufacturing, reduce red tape, and make solar systems more resilient to cyberattacks.

Washington, DC - On this day in 1989, courageous men and women from both East and West Germany united to tear down a wall that stood as a symbol of oppression and failed socialism for more than a quarter of a century.  The eyes of the world watched as a generation of East Germans reclaimed their God-given liberties with each successive swing of their hammers.  Today, we remember those who perished at the hands of totalitarian regimes, and we recommit to ensuring a freer and more just future.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has released a new publication for online influencers that lays out the agency’s rules of the road for when and how influencers must disclose sponsorships to their followers.

Washington, DC - Friday, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released the U.S. Government’s annual estimates of coca cultivation and cocaine production potential for the Plurinational State of Bolivia.  According to these estimates, Bolivia remains the third largest producer of cocaine in the world.

Washington, DC - Sometimes FTC cases affirm important legal principles in the courtroom. In other cases, we’re able to get money back for consumers injured by a company’s illegal conduct. The FTC’s action against AT&T for allegedly deceptive and unfair practices related to AT&T’s promises of “unlimited data” resulted in a key ruling last year about the FTC’s jurisdiction and will return $60 million to affected consumers.