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Fake Carrier Scam: Individuals Arrested in Sting Across Europe

The members of the organized crime group ‘spoofed’ real e-mail addresses of cargo companies, pretending to be the companies’ representatives. They then received offers for cargo services from various victims, signed the counterfeit contracts, and scheduled the date and place of the cargo delivery. Keep Reading

// by Homeland Security Today

Radiological Shipments Not Properly Checked by CBP, Evaluation Finds

Customs and Border Protection has failed to properly verify the licenses of all shipments of radiological material that enter the United States — cargo that could be used by terrorists to make a dirty bomb. Licenses of the shipments are issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and some states, and CBP is responsible for verifying… Keep Reading

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