The Internal Revenue Service today released the 2017 IRS Data Book, a snapshot of agency activities for the fiscal year.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport recently acquired additional new technology with the ability to sample and identify over 14,000 chemical substances.  CBP continues to employ innovative methods and tools to detect, intercept and prevent dangerous drugs from entering the United States while also keeping frontline officers safe.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces two Global Entry mobile enrollment events in Indianapolis. CBP will conduct interviews for conditionally approved Global Entry applicants during this enrollment event.

Laredo, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a noteworthy amount of alleged cocaine at the World Trade Bridge in one enforcement action.

On Saturday, agents recovered two stolen weapons and foiled a smuggling attempt.

Nashville, Tennessee - A 62-count second-superseding indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in Nashville  yesterday, charging 19 members and associates of the Clarksville, Tennessee chapter of the Mongols Motorcycle Gang with various federal crimes, including racketeering conspiracy, murder in aid of racketeering,  attempted murder, kidnapping, robbery, large-scale drug trafficking, and other crimes, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Don Cochran of the Middle District of Tennessee.

Los Angeles, California - A South Los Angeles woman who describes herself on social media as “The Most Hated Hoe in LA” was indicted on federal sex trafficking charges that include allegations that she used the internet to solicit two minor victims to engage in prostitution.

South Texas - During the months of January and February 2018, Border Patrol agents throughout the South Texas Corridor disrupted 30 tractor-trailer human smuggling cases resulting in the rescue of 448 illegal aliens. Border Patrol agents discovered the illegal aliens locked in the back of trailers or concealed within the commodity of the trailers, which included furniture and produce. The United States Border Patrol in South Texas has taken a proactive approach in mitigating this smuggling trend through the implementation of the Texas Hold’Em Initiative and recently initiating Operation Big Rig.