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01/24/2014

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Jan. 24, 2014

Jan. 24, 2013 – ICE El Paso removes Mexican fugitive wanted for 1998 murder of Dutch woman

A fugitive criminal alien, who is wanted for murdering a Dutch national in Mexico 16 years ago, was deported Jan. 24 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers. Full Story

Jan. 21, 2014 – HSI returns $1.5 million work of art to Harvard nearly 35 years after theft

ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned an 18th century Qing Dynasty Jade Censer to the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University Jan. 21, more than 30 years after the artifact was stolen. Full Story

Jan. 21, 2014 – ICE removes Ecuadorian national wanted for quadruple murder

An Ecuadorian national wanted on multiple murder charges in his home country was removed from the United States Jan. 17 by officers with ERO to face charges. Full Story

Jan. 22, 2014 – Paraguay signs agreement to improve information exchange regarding child pornography investigations

A new international agreement was signed Jan. 22 by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the Paraguayan Attorney General's Office to streamline information sharing regarding suspected child pornography. The agreement was facilitated by ICE under a joint NCMEC-ICE initiative called Operation Guardian Knight. Full Story

Jan. 23, 2014 – ICE deports Polish murder suspect found living in Chicago area

A Polish murder suspect, who fled to the Chicago area to evade prosecution in his home country, was deported Jan. 23 by ERO officers and turned over to Polish law enforcement authorities in Warsaw, Poland. Full Story