Airline ticket prices expected to take off for the holiday season because of fuel costs

West Lafayette, Indiana - High crude oil prices could fuel a jump in ticket prices for people flying during the holiday travel season, according to a Purdue aviation professor.

Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan Travels to Iraq

Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan travels to Iraq from October 14 through 16 to visit Baghdad and Erbil. While there, he will meet with and congratulate newly elected Iraqi officials Speaker Halbusi, President Salih, and Prime Minister-Designate Mahdi.

Man pleads guilty to falsely impersonating a federal agent

Miami, Florida - A Palm Beach County man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to falsely impersonating a federal agent during a July cruise to the Bahamas while he was a passenger. The guilty plea resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of Professional Responsibility (ICE-OPR), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood Delivers Remarks at the 29th Interpol Wildlife Crime Working Group Meeting in London

St. James, London - Good Morning.  On behalf of the Attorney General of the United States, Jeff Sessions, I want to express appreciation to INTERPOL for inviting me here today, specifically the members of the Wildlife Crime Working Group and its chair, Grant Miller, and the members of the Environmental Crimes Enforcement Committee and its chair, Calum McDonald.  I also want to express appreciation to Her Majesty’s Government for hosting this week’s series of important meetings and events on the topic of wildlife trafficking.

Leader of International Cyber Fraud Ring Returned to United States to Face Federal Racketeering Charges

Washington, DC - A Romanian national was returned to the United States Friday to face federal charges that accuse him of being the leader of an international cyber fraud ring that used malware to steal in excess of four million dollars after taking people’s passwords, personal identifying information, and bank account information.

Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Following the Fourth Finance Ministers’ Meeting on Venezuela

Bali, Indonesia - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement following the fourth finance ministers’ meeting on Venezuela: