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11 August 2020 Security News

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  • USS Pinckney Interdicts $4.5 Million in Cocaine US Navy 11 Aug 2020 -- While on routine patrol, approximately 200 nautical miles southwest of Jamaica a helicopter assigned to the "Wolf Pack" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 located the vessel and Pinckney soon arrived on scene. After coordination with the Government of Colombia and Colombian Navy, the vessel was searched and six suspected drug smugglers detained. The mariners are now in Government of Colombia custody.
  • Manhattan Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Attempting to Provide Material Support to Terrorist Organization US Dept. of Justice 11 Aug 2020 -- The Department of Justice announced today that Jesus Wilfredo Encarnacion, a/k/a "Jihadistsoldgier," "Jihadinhear," "Jihadinheart," "Lionofthegood," was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to Lashkar e-Tayyiba (LeT), a Pakistan-based designated foreign terrorist organization responsible for multiple high-profile attacks, including the infamous Mumbai attacks in November 2008.

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