|Online 'Sextortion' Scheme Targets Service Members|
Sextortion occurs when a person secretly records an online sexual interaction with a willing participant and then threatens to share the images or video unless the participant sends or deposits money.
|Civilian Navy Employee Charged with Stealing More Than $360,000 in Housing Benefits|
A civilian employee of the U.S. Navy posted at the Capodichino Navy Base near Naples, Italy, was arraigned yesterday in Norfolk, Va., for allegedly obtaining more than $360,000 in housing benefits that he was not entitled to receive.
|12/19/2014||Civilian Navy Employee Charged with Stealing More Than 36k In Housing Benefits-DOJ 2-25-14|
|Albert Entera Pingul Sentenced In U.S. District Court For Abusive Sexual Contact|
Albert Entera Pingul was sentenced today to thirty seven months incarceration, and five years supervised release. Pingul pled guilty to one count of Abusive Sexual Conduct where he engaged in sexual contact through the use of force.
|12/10/2014||Albert Entera Pingul Sentenced In US District Court for Abusive Sexual Contact DOJ 12-10-14|
|NCIS ASSISTS IN $158.5 MILLION HEROIN SEIZURE|
On Nov. 17, multinational naval task force Combined Task Force 150, with assistance from a Special Agent (SA) out of the Middle East Field Office (MEFO), intercepted an Iranian dhow northeast of Dar Salaam, Tanzania, and seized 388.4 kilos of heroin.
|Navy Engineer Arrested for Attempting to Send USS Gerald R Ford Schematics to the Eqyptian Government|
Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 35, of Yorktown, Virginia, was arrested today on charges of attempting to steal schematics of the Navy’s newest nuclear aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford.
|12/5/2014||Navy Engineer Arrested for Attempting to Send USS Gerald R Ford Schematics to the Eqyptian Government- DOJ 12-5-2014|
|Colombian Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Importation Conspiracy Charge|
Richard Mosquera Mosquera (44, Colombia, South America) today pleaded guilty to conspiring with others to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, knowing and intending that it would be unlawfully imported into the United States.
|11/25/2014||Colombian Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Importation Conspiracy Charge- DOJ 11-25-2014|
|Indictment Charges Norwich Man With Assaulting Federal Officers at Naval Base in Groton|
The indictment alleges that, on November 13, 2014, BRUNACHE assaulted two Department of Defense Police Officers at the Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton. During the assault, BRUNACHE brandished a knife and stabbed one of the officers in the leg.
|11/24/2014||Indictment Charges Norwich Man With Assaulting Federal Officers at Naval Base in Groton DOJ 11-24-2014|
|Former USN Nuclear Systems Admin Sentenced to 2 Years for Hacking|
Nicholas Paul Knight, 27, of Chantilly, Virginia, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James H. Payne to 24 months in prison. At the time of the hacking attacks Knight was a U.S. Navy Nuclear Systems Administrator aboard the USS Harry S. Truman.
|11/21/2014||Former USN Nuclear Sys Admin Sentenced DOJ 11-21-2014|
|Los Macheteros 05-14-14|
A former member of the violent Puerto Rican separatist group, "Los Macheteros" was sentenced at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn to five years in prison for his part in a 1979 attack on a busload of US Navy personnel.
|5/14/2014||Los Macheteros 05-14-14|
|SECNAV Swears in New NCIS Director |
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus swore in Special Agent Andrew Traver as the fifth civilian director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) at NCIS Headquarters in Quantico, Va. on October 7.
|10/9/2013||New NCIS Director Takes Oath|
|Navy Yard Response|
A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) contractor opened fire inside the NAVSEA headquarters building on Washington Navy Yard, Sept. 16.
|9/30/2013||Navy Yard Response|
|NY Shooter's Weapon Shows Troubled Mind|
Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis was on the loose for about an hour during his Sept. 16 rampage, engaging law enforcement officials in a series of gun battles inside the headquarters of Naval Sea Systems Command.
|9/25/2013||NY Shooter's Weapon Shows Troubled Mind 09_25_2013|
|NCIS, Belizeans Build Interoperability During Southern Partnership Station 2013|
Agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service Security Training Assistance and Assessment Team Atlantic (NCIS-STAAT-LANT) completed almost three weeks of training with members of the Belizean coast guard and police forces on March 9.
|3/12/2013||NCIS and Belizeans Build Partnership March 2013|
|Former Navy Sailor Charged with Attempted Espionage|
Robert Patrick Hoffman II, 39, of Virginia Beach, Va., has been indicted by a federal grand jury for attempting to provide classified information to individuals who he believed to be representatives of the Russian Federation.
|12/6/2012||Fmr Navy Sailor Charged Attempted Espionage- 6-DEC 2012|
|HSV-SPS NCIS Continue Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Peru|
A Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) team embarked on High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) as HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12) began the second iteration of its subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) in Callao, Peru, Jan. 30.
|2/1/2012||HSV-SPS NCIS Continue SMEE in Peru - FEB 2012|
|FPD Indonesia - Setting the Standard for Security in the “Ring of Fire”|
Force Protection Detachment (FPD) Indonesia, led by
the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service, is the front line of defense for all DOD forces visiting and training in Indonesia.
|10/1/2011||JCS Guardian Fal 2011 - FPD Indonesia|
|U.S. Navy Rescues Iranian Fishing Vessel from Pirates in Arabian Sea|
Forces assigned to the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, rescued an Iranian fishing vessel from pirates in the northern Arabian Sea, Jan. 5.
|1/6/2012||US Navy rescues Iranian fishing vessel - 6 JAN 2012|
|Zero Tolerance: NCIS Aims to Prevent Sexual Assault Crimes|
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) issued important guidelines and tips on how individuals can report and prevent sexual assault crimes through NCIS' Crime Reduction Program, Dec. 26.
|12/27/2011||CRP sexual assault prevention - OCT-DEC 2011|
|Yemeni Man Sentenced for Acts of Piracy under the Law of Nations|
Mounir Ali, a/k/a “Muner Ali,” 23, of Yemen, was sentenced to life in prison for acts of piracy against the S/V Quest, which resulted in the murder of United States citizens. Ali previously pled guilty to the piracy charge on July 7, 2011.
|10/21/2011||Yemeni man sentenced for piracy against SV Quest - OCT 2011|
|Somali pirates sentenced for attack on S/V Quest|
Ali Abdi Mohamed, a/k/a Basher, 30, and Burhan Abdirahman Yusuf, a/k/a Burhan or Famah, 31, were sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the pirate attack against the S/V Quest, which resulted in the murder of four U.S. citizens.
|8/22/2011||2 Somali pirates sentenced for SV Quest attack - AUG 2011|
|New Force Protection Detachment (FPD) program established at the U.S. Embassy to Mauritius and the Seychelles|
FPDs are located at many U.S. Embassies worldwide to collect, coordinate, and report current and relevant threat information that may impact transiting U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) personnel.
|1/18/2011||New FPD in Mauritius and Seychelles - JAN 2011|
|Somali pirates sentenced to life in prison on S/V Quest piracy charges|
Mohamud Hirs Issa Ali, a/k/a Sanadaaq, 32, and Jilani Abdiali, a/k/a Ilkasse, 20, both of Somalia, were sentenced to life in prison for their acts of piracy against the S/V Quest, which resulted in the murder of four United States citizens.
|12/15/2011||Somalis Sentenced to Life in Prison on Charges Relating to Piracy of the SV Quest - 15 DEC 2011|
|NCIS Investigation Helps Convict Somali Pirates|
Somali pirate pleads guilty to maritime hijackings, kidnappings, and hostage takings in NY federal court.
|5/18/2010||NCIS assists in conviction of Somali pirates|
|Georgia Man Sentenced to Jail for Impersonating Federal Officer in Key West|
GA man posed as Army Lieutenant Colonel, intervened in naval disciplinary matter
|7/27/2010||GA man sentenced for impersonating officer in FL - 27 JUL 10|
|Man Who Forged NCIS Credentials to Gain Access to Naval Weapons Station Sentenced|
Man poses as NCIS agent
|7/27/2010||lewis harry sentencing|
|Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agents Target 20 in Operation Safe Child|
NCIS agents assist Rhode Island State Police and other law enforcement agencies in executing search warrants targeting people suspected of child exploitation and obtaining and sharing child pornography online.
|8/18/2010||RI Operation Safe Child|
|Somali Pleads Guilty to Acts of Piracy Against USS Ashland|
NCIS assisted FBI and other members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force in conducting investigations into piracy charges against Somalis who chased, came alongside and started firing at USS Ashland, a U.S. Navy vessel, in the Gulf of Aden.
|8/27/2010||Somali Piracy Against USS Ashland|