24/7 Chaplain Hotline for Reserve Sailors Starts April 1

Norfolk, Virginia - In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command (CNRFC) Chaplain's Office is launching a 24/7 chaplain hotline starting April 1.

Dean Phillips Named Assistant Director of the FBI IT Infrastructure Division

Washington, DC - Director Christopher Wray has named Dean Phillips as the assistant director of the IT Infrastructure Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He most recently served as the special agent in charge of the Denver Field Office.

Owner of Purported U.K. Investment Firm and Two Richmond-Area Men Charged for Roles in Investment Fraud Scheme

Richmond, Virginia - The owner of a purported investment company based in the United Kingdom and two alleged co-conspirators were charged in an indictment unsealed Monday for their alleged participation in an investment fraud scheme by which they allegedly stole at least $6.2 million from victim investors.

Fishing Vessel Owner and Operator Plead Guilty and Fined $1 Million for Discharging Oily Waste into the Coastal Waters of the United States

Boston, Massachusetts - Sea Harvest Inc., operator of the fishing vessels Enterprise and Pacific Capes, along with Fishing Vessel Enterprises Inc., the vessels’ owner, pleaded guilty today to violating the Clean Water Act for both knowing and negligent discharges of oily bilge water from the vessels’ engine rooms. The companies were sentenced to pay a $1 million criminal fine and serve a five-year term of probation.

CBP, DHS Partners Intercept Two Maritime Smuggling Events

San Diego, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) working in coordination with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) partners arrested 34 people this weekend who had entered the U.S. illegally by sea.

San Diego Border Patrol Makes 22 Rescues in 24 hours

Dulzura, California - Rescues continue to be made by San Diego Sector Border Patrol Agents due to the recent inclement weather. In the 22nd rescue made by agents in the last 24 hours, a 16-year-old girl and her mother were saved from the Otay Mountain wilderness.