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05/25/2012

ICE's top 5 stories for the week ending May 25, 2012

May 24, 2012 — ICE deports former Bosnian-Serb police commander tied to Srebrenica genocide

This week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers deported Dejan Radojkovic, a former Bosnian-Serb police commander. He was wanted in his native country for genocide and atrocities against thousands of Bosnian Muslims. Full Story

May 24, 2012 — ICE arrests 30 aliens during 4-day operation in Kentucky

ERO officers arrested 30 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators in Kentucky this week. Of the 30 individuals arrested, 28 had prior convictions for crimes such as drunken driving, battery, criminal abuse and drug possession. Full Story

May 23, 2012 — 24 charged in connection with export of $6 million in stolen vehicles

Twenty-four individuals were charged Wednesday as part of an international car theft ring responsible for the exportation of stolen vehicles to various West African countries. The case was investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and its Border Enforcement Security Task Force partners. Full Story

May 23, 2012 — 18 indicted for roles in $3 million criminal scheme involving 7 IHOPs

On Wednesday, 18 people were charged in a criminal scheme involving seven IHOP restaurants in northwest Ohio and Indiana that resulted in losses of more than $3 million. The charges follow a joint investigation by HSI, the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service, the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation and the Toledo Police Department. Full Story

May 22, 2012 — International operation targets online predators using social networking sites

A multi-agency, international operation identified 55 individuals in 20 countries, including the United States, using social networking groups to exchange child pornography. During the investigation, 12 children were also identified and removed from harm. Full Story