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$4 Million in Heroin Seized in Massive Drug Bust

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Federal, state and local officers confiscated more than 80 pounds of heroin and arrested 10 people in Washington, DC this week who were involved in a large-scale heroin ring.

DHS Issues Warning on Hotline Spoofing Scam

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a warning yesterday, saying that criminals have been using its hotline to steal personal information and commit identity theft.

Georgia Man Spent Lottery Winnings on Crystal Meth Business

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After winning $3 million from a lottery scratch-off game in 2015, a Georgia man sensibly chose to invest those gains. Unfortunately for him, his investment in a crystal meth business earned him decades behind bars.

ICE Agents Bust International Sex Trafficking Ring

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A joint-effort between Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations in New York and the Mexican Federal Police led to the arrest of six people on sex trafficking-related charges.

ICE Arrests More than 400 International Fugitives

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Thanks to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) National Fugitive Operations Program (NFOP), 406 foreign fugitives were arrested this fiscal year. 

ICE Reconsiders Its Use of Private Prisons

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Eleven days after the Justice Department announced its decision to no longer use private prisons, Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson, plans to conduct a review of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s prison use to determine if it should also forgo private prisons.

ICE Union Endorses Trump for President

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For the first time in history, the labor union representing Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees endorsed GOP nominee Donald Trump Monday.

Multi-Agency Operation Takes Down Heroin Traffickers

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A multi-agency operation targeting a major drug-trafficking organization resulted in the arrest of six people and the recovery of more than $100,000 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Watch: Who Killed the Smart Gun?

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A small team of gun enthusiasts is striving to change firearm technology. The players behind this movement to create user-authenticated firearms, or so-called smart guns that only fire in the hands of approved users, are blocked at every turn.

Watchdogs Concerned about DOJ’s Spending, Technology

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Lawmakers and watchdogs are concerned the Justice Department cannot adequately track its spending on contracts, its staffing deficiencies, and its use of unreliable tech equipment.

This Week on FEDtalk

This Week on FEDtalk: Plan Your Summer in the National Parks

Just in time to plan your summer trip, tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn about all the great sights waiting to be explored inside our National Parks.

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FLEOA Foundation 2016 Custom Corvette Z06 Raffle

The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) Foundation and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) teamed up to raffle a 2016 Custom Built Wide Body Chevrolet Corvette Zo6.

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