On Wednesday, the head of the Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano
, explained that to his knowledge, the incident in Colombia was an isolated case. On Thursday, the investigation has however been expanded, with the emergence of another possible case in El Salvador - a country, like Colombia, where prostitution is legal. According to the television channel of Seattle KIRO-TV, which quoted anonymous sources, members of the Secret Service reportedly received the "favors" of strip-tease artists of a club of San Salvador and then back of prostitutes in their hotel rooms while they were preparing the arrival of Barack Obama
, in March 2011. Charges in Brazil in parallel, a Brazilian prostitute accused three US marines to have tossed out of a car after a disagreement on the price of the service. It claims to be broken collarbone in the fall. In trip in Brazil, the Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta
., has said that such acts were "inexcusable".