Check out our weekly recap of top news from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement highlighting the work of Enforcement Removal and Operations (ERO) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). For more news from ICE, visit our newsroom.
ERO St. Paul removes foreign fugitive wanted in Guatemala for homicide
Enforcement and Removal Operations St. Paul removed an unlawfully present noncitizen foreign fugitive wanted in Guatemala for homicide. 🔗Keep reading
HSI Arizona investigation leads to takedown of cryptocurrency mixer that processed over $3 billion in unlawful transactions
Homeland Security Investigations and other law enforcement agencies participated in the coordinated, large-scale international takedown of ChipMixer, a darknet cryptocurrency "mixing" service. ChipMixer was responsible for laundering more than $3 billion in cryptocurrency between 2017 and the present involving ransomware, darknet marketplaces, fraud, cryptocurrency heists and other schemes. 🔗Keep reading
ERO Boston removes convicted foreign fugitive wanted for fraud in Brazil
Enforcement and Removal Operations Boston removed an unlawfully present foreign fugitive from the United States convicted of fraud in Brazil. 🔗Keep reading
HSI investigation leads to sentencing Iowa man to 15 years for meth conspiracy
A court convicted Dustin Coates, 36, of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamines, following a joint Homeland Security Investigations investigation. Coates was previously convicted of distribution of a controlled substance in the United States District Court for South Dakota in 2013. 🔗Keep reading
ICE removes former Guatemalan police officer wanted for activist’s disappearance
Enforcement and Removal Operations Los Angeles removed a former Guatemalan police officer accused of participating in the widely publicized, forced disappearance of a student leader and union activist in 1984. 🔗Keep reading
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