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06/03/2011

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending June 3, 2011

June 2, 2011 - 5 managers and supervisors at Mambo Seafood indicted for harboring illegal aliens

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents conducted a worksite enforcement action at Mambo Seafood. Thirty-three employees, all of whom are illegal aliens, were found and detained by ICE HSI agents. During the enforcement action, numerous immigration documents were also seized. As a result, two current managers and three former managers or supervisors of Mambo Seafood were indicted on various charges related to harboring illegal aliens. Full Story

June 2, 2011 - ICE shares more than $470,000 with the Anne Arundel County Police Department

This week, ICE HSI shared $470,407.62 in "asset sharing" funds with the Anne Arundel County Police Department. These funds were seized during an investigation into illegal gambling businesses. Asset forfeiture is a powerful tool used by law enforcement agencies to seize assets used by criminal organizations or acquired through criminal activity. Full Story

June 1, 2011 - 11 arrested following their grand jury indictment for using fraudulent documents to gain employment in the US

Eleven people were arrested on outstanding warrants on Wednesday. The indictment charges 20 individuals with using or possessing fraudulent green cards and social security cards to gain employment in the United States. Full Story

May 31, 2011 - Convicted weapons dealer sentenced to federal prison

A resident of Vancouver, British Columbia, convicted on weapons charges and for lying to federal border officers, was sentenced to six years and 10 months in federal prison, following an investigation by ICE HSI. Full Story