Security Alert – U.S. Mission to Morocco (May 8, 2018)

Location: Morocco Event: The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public …

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Fraud Alert

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Inspector General continues to receive credible information that bad actors are targeting vendors overseas in an effort to defraud foreign businesses.  The current scheme, affecting posts in the Bureaus of Near Eastern and African Affairs, involves unknown individuals purporting to be contracting officials from Department posts who …

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Casablanca Security Message

The U.S. Consulate in Casablanca, Morocco would like to remind all U.S. citizens in Morocco of the importance of maintaining a high state of personal security awareness. Due to several recent protests and demonstrations by Casablanca taxi drivers against Smartphone-based for-hire vehicle services or online ride-sharing platforms, as well as reported incidents of harassment involving taxi …

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