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09/20/2013

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Sept. 20, 2013

Sept. 19, 2013 – ICE removes repeat border violator wanted for murder in Mexico

A Mexican citizen wanted on a murder charge in his home country was removed from the United States Sept. 12 by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Full Story

Sept. 17, 2013 – Massachusetts man sentenced to 320 months for solicitation to kidnap a child

A citizen of the United Kingdom, and most recently of Worcester, Mass., was sentenced Sept. 17 to more than 26 years followed by a lifetime term of supervised release for solicitation to commit a crime of violence – kidnapping of a child – and distribution and possession of child pornography. The sentencing is the result of an extensive worldwide investigation led by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Full Story

Sept. 17, 2013 – Former Bosnian prison guard certified to be extradited for alleged war crimes

A former guard at the Rabic Prison Camp in Bosnia-Herzegovina during the Bosnian War has been certified for extradition to Bosnia following an investigation HSI. Full Story

Sept. 16, 2013 – Long-time Cuban fugitive drug smuggler sentenced in south Texas to nearly 11 years in federal prison

A Cuban national was sentenced Sept. 16 for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and a subsequent charge of failure to appear, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas. This case was investigated by HSI. Full Story

Sept. 20, 2013 – Louisiana man gets 2 years in prison for selling pirated movies, music

A Louisiana man was sentenced to two years in federal prison Sept. 18 for manufacturing and distributing pirated movies and musical albums following an investigation by HSI. Full Story