Organized Crime and Gang Section (OCGS)

Organized Crime and Gang Section (OCGS)

Organized Crime and Gang Section (OCGS) - James M Trusty, Chief

About OCGS

The Organized Crime and Gang Section (OCGS) within the Criminal Division was established in late 2010 as a merger of the (former) Organized Crime and Racketeering Section (OCRS), Gang Unit, and the National Gang Targeting, Enforcement & Coordination Center (GangTECC).  The new, combined OCGS pursues a multi-faceted approach to combating all forms of organized crime targets.

This site is designed to provide information about OCGS and its activities, such as prosecutions, investigative support, case coordination/targeting, training, and policy and legislation assistance.   We welcome your comments, questions, or suggestions.

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Former Business Manager and Two Contractors Charged with Theft from Labor Union, Unlawful Labor Payments, Fraud and Money Laundering

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

A former business manager of the Local 657 of the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) and two building contractors were charged today with stealing from Local 657 and related offenses.

Nineteen Atlanta Residents Convicted of Operating a Ring to Cash Stolen U.S. Treasury Checks and Commit Identity Theft

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

ATLANTA - Nineteen defendants have been convicted in a large, stolen U.S. Treasury check and identity theft ring, with the final defendants convicted by a jury trial which concluded on Friday October 16, 2015. The defendants ran an elaborate scheme in which they stole checks, manufactured fake state driver's licenses to use for identity theft and check cashing, and opened credit card accounts in the names of unsuspecting

Two Tennessee Men Each Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for Killing During Home Invasion Robbery

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Two Tennessee men were each sentenced to 28 years in prison for killing during a home invasion robbery, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department's Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney David Rivera of the Middle District of Tennessee.

General Information - Organized Crime and Gang Section

James M. Trusty
Chief, Organized Crime and Gang Section

(202) 514-3594
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