|NCIS Announces Samuel Worth As Deputy Director|
Director Andrew Traver is pleased to announce the appointment of Special Agent Samuel Worth as NCIS deputy director. He replaces Special Agent Mark Ridley, who served as deputy director for more than six years before retiring July 31.
|Former Executive of Defense Contractor Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for $30 Million Fraud Scheme|
Alex Wisidagama, a former executive of a Singapore-based defense contracting firm Glenn Defense Marine Asia, was sentenced to 63 months in prison today for his participation in a fraud scheme that over-billed the U.S. Navy by more than $34 million.
|3/18/2016||Former Executive of Defense Contractor Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for $30 Million Fraud Scheme-DOJ-03-18-2016|
|NCIS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF SERVICE|
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) celebrated its 50th anniversary Feb. 4 aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., with senior leaders from the Department of Defense, Navy, and Marine Corps; and NCIS personnel.
|Virginia Beach Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Heroin Resulting in Death|
Gregory Hatt pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute heroin, distribution of heroin resulting in death, distribution of heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine, and the possession of a firearm.
|2/9/2016||Virginia Beach Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Heroin-DOJ 02-09-2016|
|U.S. Navy Petty Officer Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Trading Classified Information for Cash and iPads; He is the First to be Sentenced in Colossal International Fraud and Bribery Scandal|
U.S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Daniel Layug was sentenced to 27 months in prison for accepting cash, consumer electronics and travel expenses from a foreign defense contractor in exchange for classified U.S. Navy information.
|1/21/2016||U.S. Navy Petty Officer Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Trading Classified Information-DOJ 01-21-2016|
|U.S. Navy Officer Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Selling Classified Ship and Submarine Schedules as Part of Navy Bribery Probe|
U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Dale Malaki was sentenced in federal court to 40 months in prison for accepting cash, hotel expenses and the services of a prostitute in return for providing classified information to a foreign defense contractor.
|1/29/2016||U.S. Navy Officer Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison-DOJ 01-29-2016|
|Stafford Man Sentenced to 87 Months for Attempted Coercion and Enticement|
Ricardo Cordero Torres, of Stafford, was sentenced to 87 months in prison for attempting to coerce an individual to engage in unlawful sexual activity.
|2/5/2016||Stafford Man Sentenced to 87 Months-DOJ 02-05-2016|
|Former Sailor and Convicted Serial Rapist Sentenced for 2010 Attack|
Amin Jason Carl Garcia, a convicted serial rapist and former U.S. Navy sailor, was sentenced today to 240 months in prison for attacking a former Army officer while she was taking a shower at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait in 2010.
|2/22/2016||Former Sailor and Convicted Serial Rapist Sentenced-DOJ 02-22-2016|
|Final Defendant in Massive Heroin Trafficking Group Sentenced|
Defendant sentenced to 264 months in prison for his involvement in a heroin trafficking operation.
|12/18/2015||Final Defendant in Massive Heroin Trafficking Group Sentenced- DOJ 12-18-2015|
|Former Contracting Official Sentenced to 30 Months for Bribery in Relation to U.S. Government Contracts in Iraq|
A former U.S. Department of Defense contracting official was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for his role in a bribery scheme involving U.S. government contracts in Iraq.
|1/8/2016||Former Contracting Official Sentenced to 30 Months- DOJ 01-08-2016|
|Three Former Civilian Military Employees and One Military Contractor Sentenced for Bribery Scheme at Georgia Military Base|
Three former civilian employees and one former employee of a military contractor were sentenced to prison following their guilty pleas to bribery and conspiracy offenses.
|12/8/2015||Three Former Civilian Military Employees and One Military Contractor Sentenced DOJ 12-08-2015|
|Pennsylvania Man Sentenced To Five Years In Prison On Assault Charge|
Garrett Wiseman pleaded guilty to an information charging him in connection with his role in traveling from Pennsylvania to New Jersey to commit an aggravated assault in furtherance of an extortion scheme and was sentenced to 60 months in prison.
|4/15/2015||Pennsylvania Man Sentenced To Five Years In Prison On Assault Charge DOJ 4-15-2015|
|Rochester Man Sentenced For Producing False Military Id Cards And Making False Statements|
Mark Alan Kelly, who was convicted of producing and using counterfeit military ID cards and making false statements to federal agents, was sentenced to three months in federal prison to be followed by 36 months supervised release.
|6/3/2015||Rochester Man Sentenced For Producing False Military Id Cards And Making False Statements DOJ 6-3-2015|
|Navy Civilian Engineer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage |
Mostafa Ahmed Awwad pleaded guilty to charges of attempted espionage relating to his attempt to provide schematics of the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford to Egypt while serving as a Navy engineer.
|6/15/2015||Navy Civilian Engineer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage DOJ 06-15-2015|
|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.