Statement of Mr. Pablo A. Martinez, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigative Division, U.S. Secret Service, Before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 'Cybercrime: Updating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to Protect Cyberspace and Combat Emerging Threats' [September 7, 2011] [open pdf - 557KB]
On September 7, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security issued a press release in regards to a statement by Pablo A. Martinez, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigative Division, U.S. Secret Service, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. The following has been taken from the opening remarks: "As the original guardian of the Nation's financial payment systems, the Secret Service has a long history of protecting American consumers, industries and financial institutions. Over the last two decades, the Secret Service's statutory authorities have been reinforced to include access device fraud (18 USC §1029), which includes credit and debit card fraud. The Secret Service also has concurrent jurisdiction with other law enforcement agencies for identity theft (18 USC §1028), computer fraud (18 USC §1030), and bank fraud (18 USC §1344)."
Department of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/