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12/30/2013

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Dec. 27, 2013

Dec. 27, 2013 – ICE Houston deports Mexican man wanted for murder and attempted murder

A Mexican man wanted in his native country for homicide and attempted homicide was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Full Story

Dec. 20, 2013 – Convicted sex offender sentenced to more than 20 years

A Detroit man was sentenced Friday to 262 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to receipt and possession of child pornography. The sentencing follows an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Full Story

Dec. 20, 2013 – West Texas man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography

A west Texas man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas. Full Story

Dec. 20, 2013 – Potomac man sentenced to 8 years for conspiring to provide satellite services to Iran

A naturalized U.S. citizen born in Iran and living in Potomac, Md., was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiring to illegally provide satellite related services to Iran – in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and Iran Trade Embargo – and also for money laundering and obstruction of bankruptcy proceedings. Full Story

Dec. 23, 2013 – Miami-Dade man pleads guilty in identity theft scheme

A Miami-Dade man pleaded guilty Monday to his role in a stolen identity theft scheme following an investigation by ICE's HSI and Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation. Full Story