November 10, 2014
a partnership of drug and violent crime law enforcement task forces operating in Youngstown, Ohio
November 10, 2014
October 13, 2014
The Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force (LETF), a local drug task force, announced the Indictment and arrest of seventeen people that law enforcement and prosecutors say broke into car and committed burglaries in the Poland Township and Springfield Township areas. Investigators believe the criminal activity was fueled by the drug trade.
Assistant County Prosecutor Marty Desmond said members of the ring were breaking into cars, homes and garages from May through August. He said they would either sell the items they stole for cash to buy drugs or trade them directly for drugs.
August 19, 2014
July 16, 2014
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) receives, develops, and refers criminal complaints regarding the rapidly expanding arena of cyber crime. The IC3 gives the victims of cyber crime a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of suspected criminal or civil violations. For law enforcement and regulatory agencies at the federal, state, local, and international level, the IC3 provides a central referral mechanism for complaints involving Internet related crimes.
The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant.
If you have spotted an online scheme or if you are the victim of an Internet-based crime, report it to IC3 now at www.ic3.gov.
Current and ongoing Internet trends and schemes identified by the Internet Crime Complaint Center include auction fraud, counterfeit cashier’s check, debt elimination, parcel courier email scheme, employment/business opportunities, escrow services fraud, identity theft, internet extortion, investment fraud, lotteries, reshipping, and more. Learn more about how to spot these schemes and prevent yourself from becoming a victim at www.ic3.gov/crimeschemes.