Category: Homeland Security News

CYBERCRIMEExtradited Kremlin-Linked Russian Businessman Charged with Cybercrimes, along with Four Other Russian Suspects Published 20 December 2021 Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin was extradited from Switzerland to the United States last week over his involvement in a global scheme to trade on hacked confidential information. One of Klyushin’s codefendants, Ivan Ermakov, a former officer in Russia’s

HAZMATGetting Quickly to the Scene of a HAZMAT Incident Published 17 December 2021 During a HAZMAT response, the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Strike Force (NSF), comprised of five specialized units of first responders, are ready to rapidly deploy to the scene. Getting quickly to the scene of a HAZMAT incident is critical—whether it’s an oil

TERRORISMFemale Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Repatriation, Prosecution, and Rehabilitation Challenges Published 16 December 2021 Following the territorial defeat of ISIS, an estimated 1,840 to 1,912 total female foreign terrorist fighters returned to Western Europe and another 59 returned to the United States. Criminal justice systems have steadily began to treat women as violent extremists, but they