FBI arrests 2 men in DC accused of impersonating federal officers; 4 Secret Service agents placed on leave
Offering to purchase a weapon for a Secret Service agent assigned to first lady Jill Biden, according to an affidavit
estimated to cost more than $40,000 annually each to a DHS employee and members of the US Secret Service
As of Monday, four Secret Service agents were placed on administrative leave pending investigations.
Taherzadeh allegedly offered to purchase a $2,000 assault rifle for a Secret Service agent
Throughout the investigation, the inspector learned that the two men had given gifts to members of the USSS
The inspector provided the information to the DHS Office of Inspector General, which then contacted the FBI, according to the affidavit.