Washington, DC - Federal authorities announced Tuesday a significant coordinated effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens.  Operation reWired, a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and the U.S. Department of State, was conducted over a four-month period, resulting in 281 arrests in the United States and overseas, including 167 in Nigeria, 18 in Turkey and 15 in Ghana.  Arrests were also made in France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom (UK).  The operation also resulted in the seizure of nearly $3.7 million.

Boston, Massachusetts - The Department of Justice Monday filed a lawsuit in the District of Massachusetts alleging that female tenants of residential rental properties in Worcester were subjected to sexual harassment and retaliation, in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act. This is the 11th lawsuit alleging a pattern or practice of sexual harassment in housing filed since the launch of the Department’s Sexual Harassment in Housing Initiative in late 2017.

Washington, DC - My Administration has successfully indicted, convicted, imprisoned, and removed from our country ruthless members of gangs and cartels who inflict horrendous acts of violence upon Americans.  During National Gang Violence Prevention Week, my Administration renews its dedication to identifying and dismantling the criminal networks that seek to wreak havoc on our communities and to bringing the individuals who participate in them to justice.  We also reaffirm our support for the heroes of law enforcement who have taken a sacred pledge to defend the Nation and its people.

Washington, DC - Vice President Pence at Concerned Women for America’s 40th Anniversary Celebration:

Washington, DC - National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans, who have enriched our culture and society and helped make America into the incredible country it is today.  Hispanic-American men and women embody the American values of devotion to faith and family, hard work, and patriotism through their countless contributions as leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and members of our Armed Forces.

Washington, DC - Thursday, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate: