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03/04/2014

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Feb. 28, 2014

Feb. 28, 2014 – HSI seizes Roman sarcophagus lid linked to convicted art smuggler

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Feb. 28 seized an ancient Roman marble sarcophagus lid featuring a high-relief sculpture of a sleeping woman. Full Story

Mar. 6, 2014 – CORRECTION: ICE arrests 45 at-large criminal aliens in DC and Virginia during 5-day operation

ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Washington arrested 45 at-large, criminal aliens, some of whom are also immigration fugitives. These arrests occurred during a five-day law enforcement operation that culminated Feb. 27. Full Story

Feb. 27, 2014 – 29 charged in $8 million takedown of international car theft ring

Twenty-nine people were charged Feb. 27 following the takedown of a major international carjacking and stolen car trafficking ring. Full Story

Feb. 27, 2014 – ICE removes Pakistani national convicted of felony firearms charge

A Pakistani national who served nearly five years in federal prison for illegally possessing a military-style rifle in Texas was removed from the United States Feb. 26 by ERO officers. Full Story

Feb. 28, 2014 – HSI assists UK and Spanish law enforcement in disrupting international investment fraud scheme operating in 4 countries

A joint operation between HSI, City of London Police, the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency, The Spanish National Police and the Spanish Guardia Police has resulted in 110 arrests. Full Story