secret service : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents
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- Con man asks Rhode Island to help him appeal conviction
PROVIDENCE - A former Rhode Island art dealer who has posed as a Secret Service agent, peddled an invention promising to convert rocks to rubies, and orchestrated a $6 million con is claiming to be a pauper who needs the government to foot the bill for him to appeal his latest criminal conviction.
June 22, 2013 - Boston Globe
- Secret Service Agents To Dress Up Like Farmers At This Year's G8 Summit
THE US SECRET Service will dress as Irish farmers in an attempt to remain incognito while protecting Barack Obama during the G8. The security services have purchased a fleet of tractors for agents to drive around the Lough Erne resort, The Sun reports.
June 17, 2013 - Business Insider
- Secret Service Will Pretend To Be Farmers, Drive Tractors At G8
The Secret Service will reportedly be dressing up as farmers during the G8 summit, which begins tomorrow. The summit, scheduled to take place at the Lough Erne, a five-star lakeside resort in Northern Ireland, will last two days. The Secret Service has also reportedly purchased a fleet of tractors for their surveillance, but locals say it will be easy to spot them, since they're all brand new ...
June 16, 2013 - Jalopnik