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12/20/2013

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Dec. 20, 2013

Dec. 17, 2013 – 'John Doe' captured after ICE receives multiple tips from public

The manhunt for a "John Doe," a suspected child predator in northern Louisiana, ended late Dec. 17, less than four hours after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) issued a public appeal for information about his identity and whereabouts. Full Story

Dec. 17, 2013 – ICE transfers lost Nazi diary to US Holocaust Memorial Museum

ICE transferred the lost diary kept by Alfred Rosenberg, a close confidant of Adolf Hitler, to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington Dec. 17. This historical document was seized by HSI special agents in Wilmington, Del., following an extensive investigation. Full Story

Dec. 20, 2013 – Former ICE most wanted fugitive captured, deported

ICE officers and special agents tracked down a Jamaican national this fall who was illegally residing in Brooklyn. ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed him late Dec. 19 to his native country. Full Story

Dec. 17, 2013 – HSI El Paso seizes nearly $3.5 million in counterfeit merchandise

Within the past two months, HSI special agents have locally seized almost 9,000 items of counterfeit merchandise valued at nearly $3.5 million. Full Story

Dec. 19, 2013 – Convicted supporter of Sri Lankan terrorists deported from Dallas to Singapore

A man from the Republic of Singapore, who was convicted in 2010 of supporting terrorists in Sri Lanka with weapons, was deported Wednesday by ERO officers from after serving a nearly four years in federal prison for his crimes. Full Story