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Cincinnati CBP Seizes 14,504 Fake ID Items in 2020

In 2020, CBP officers in Cincinnati seized 14,504 fraudulent identification items, in the form of licenses, holographic stickers or seals, laminates, social security cards, passports, visas, and other types of identification. Over 97% of all fake documents seized at the Port of Cincinnati originated in China and Hong Kong. Keep Reading

DHS Launches New Center for Countering Human Trafficking

The center will be staffed by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and DHS, as well as subject matter experts and support staff from 16 DHS components—all focused on the “4 Ps” of the center’s mission: prevention, protection, prosecution and partnerships. Keep Reading

166 Arrested in Organized Crime Sting

More than 390,000 individuals were checked at cross border locations and suspected illicit trafficking hotspots as part of an organized crime crackdown. The four-day operation saw 33 countries team up during the joint action days. Keep Reading

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