Human Smuggling/Trafficking
41 arrested in multinational human smuggling takedown in Central America and South America
07/08/2016
Washington, DC
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“Operation Mesoamerica” was a 15-month multinational investigation that began with a tip from the ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Assistant Attaché Office in Merida, Mexico, and ended Tuesday, June 28, with the arrest of 27 individuals throughout Central America. A second human smuggling investigation yielded 14 arrests on Monday, June 27, in Colombia.

Human Smuggling/Trafficking
41 arrested in multinational human smuggling takedown in Central America and South America
07/08/2016
Washington, DC
Email IconFacebook IconTwitter Icon

“Operation Mesoamerica” was a 15-month multinational investigation that began with a tip from the ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Assistant Attaché Office in Merida, Mexico, and ended Tuesday, June 28, with the arrest of 27 individuals throughout Central America. A second human smuggling investigation yielded 14 arrests on Monday, June 27, in Colombia.