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U.S. Secret Service Opens Office In Estonia

Estonia was selected due to the investigative nexus it provides in combating cyber and financial crimes
The Secret Service office will work closely with its law enforcement partners within the criminal investigative infrastructure in the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Estonia was selected as the site for the new Secret Service office due to both the investigative nexus it provides in combating cyber and financial crimes, as well as the opportunity it provides the agency in the fulfillment of its protective duties within the region.

Tallinn will also serve as a prime location from which to engage counterparts in Russia and throughout the Nordic region.

Media invitation: Press is welcome to attend the opening event on Friday, May 20 at 12:30 at the Residence of the U.S. Ambassador, Maarjame 10/Pirita tee 30. Estonian Minister of Justice Mr. Kristen Michal, U.S. Ambassador to Estonia Michael C. Polt, and visiting U.S. Secret Service Assistant Director A.T. Smith will be available for media interviews at the event.

Registration to attend the opening is needed latest on Thursday, May 19 at 12.00; please send names and affiliation to [email protected], ph.372-6688216

Additional information on:

The U.S. Secret Service: http://estonia.usembassy.gov/usss.html

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