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11/30/2012

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Nov. 30, 2012

Nov. 26, 2012 – ICE, European law enforcement agencies and Europol seize 132 domain names selling counterfeit merchandise in 'Project Cyber Monday 3' and 'Project Transatlantic' operations

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), law enforcement agencies from Belgium, Denmark, France, Romania and the United Kingdom, and the European Police Office (Europol) seized 132 domain names that were illegally selling counterfeit merchandise online to unsuspecting consumers. Full Story

Nov. 27, 2012 – ICE deports fugitive wanted in Poland for reckless homicide

A Polish national – who is wanted in his home country for killing a pedestrian by driving recklessly – was deported and turned over to Polish law enforcement officials Tuesday by ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Full Story

Nov. 28, 2012 – HSI arrests man who allegedly threatened to kill Texas police, their families

A local man who threatened to kill area law enforcement officers and members of their families remains in federal custody after special agents with HSI arrested him Tuesday. Full Story

Nov. 28, 2012 – Wanted war criminal arrested in central New York

A Utica man was arrested early Wednesday morning by federal law enforcement pursuant to an extradition request from the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The man is wanted in his home country for crimes that he allegedly committed while commanding a platoon in the Army of the Autonomous Province of Western Bosnia. Full Story

Nov. 29, 2012 – HSI recovers 23-month-old child from human smuggling venture

Late Wednesday night special agents with HSI recovered a toddler who had been separated from her mother during a human smuggling venture. Full Story