London, United Kingdom - Governor Brian Sandoval worked to strengthen the ties between the State of Nevada and the United Kingdom in discussions with government officials and business leaders today in London. With over $170 million in exports to Nevada in 2014, the United Kingdom is the State’s eighth largest trading partner.

Detroit, Michigan - U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations at the Ambassador Bridge seized multiple counterfeit identification and credit cards found during an inspection.

New Orleans, Louisiana - A leader of a coupon counterfeiting ring pleaded guilty today to participating in a conspiracy to sell counterfeit coupons using the “Silk Road” online marketplace, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite of the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Washington, DC - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the expansion of the “If You See Something, Say Something™” public awareness campaign to the city of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois.

Washington, DC - A nine count federal indictment was unsealed today in the District of Puerto Rico charging 105 defendants with racketeering, drug trafficking, drive-by shooting murders and related firearm offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez for the District of Puerto Rico.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD)-San Juan and Carolina Strike Forces were in charge of the investigation, with the assistance of PRPD’s Major Crimes Unit.

New York - Federal agents arrested three Executives of a Panamanian corporation and aviation company Wednesday on charges they conspired to launder more than two million dollars of proceeds from what they thought to be a penny stock fraud scheme.  In fact, the money was provided to the defendants by an undercover law enforcement agent who posed as a criminal stock promoter as part of a sting operation.

Moffett Field, California - Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman Friday announced an expanded partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) designed to better protect America's working lands, predict and prevent natural disasters, and inspire young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and agriculture.

Boulder City, Nevada - A $1.5 million construction project will begin at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in late July to extend launch ramps at Lake Mead.

Washington, DC - The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged eligible small businesses that did not file certain retirement plan returns to take advantage of a low-cost penalty relief program enabling them to quickly come back into compliance.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The president and chief executive officer and two former Asia-based executives of a Las Vegas investment company were indicted today for their roles in an alleged $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme.