FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY |
MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2005
TDD (202) 514-1888
JUSTICE, HOMELAND SECURITY OFFICIALS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL COUNTERFEITING, SMUGGLING OPERATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Officials from the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Secret Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will hold a press conference to announce developments in a major international undercover operation targeting the smuggling of counterfeit currency, weapons, drugs, and cigarettes into the United States on MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2005 at 2:30 P.M. EDT.
WHO:Acting Assistant Attorney General John C. Richter, Criminal Division
FBI Deputy Director John S. Pistole
Deputy Director Barbara S. Riggs of the U.S. Secret Service
U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie of the District of New Jersey
U.S. Attorney Debra W. Yang of the Central District of California
ATF Deputy Director Edgar Domenech
William F. Reid, Assistant Director of Investigations for ICE
WHAT: Press Conference Announcing Developments in a Major International Undercover Operation Targeting the Smuggling of Counterfeit Currency, Weapons, Drugs, and Cigarettes into the United States.
WHEN:MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2005
2:30 P.M. EDT
Cameras must pre-set BY 2 P.M. EDT
WHERE: 7th Floor Conference Center
Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530
NOTE: ALL media MUST PRESENT GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO ID (such as driverís license) as well as VALID MEDIA CREDENTIALS. Media interested in attending the event should have their cameras pre-set by 2 P.M. EDT. All press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Angela Williamson at 202-514-2007.