Human Smuggling/Trafficking
ICE, Brazil Federal Police arrest alleged leader of major human smuggling organization
09/10/2020
Washington, DC
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The alleged leader of a major human smuggling organization that had smuggled individuals from the Middle East (primarily Iran) into South America, the United States, Canada and Europe was arrested Saturday. ICE provided significant assistance to the Brazil Federal Police to arrest Reza Sahami, a dual citizen of Canada and Iran, on human smuggling charges.

Human Smuggling/Trafficking
ICE, Brazil Federal Police arrest alleged leader of major human smuggling organization
09/10/2020
Washington, DC
Email IconFacebook IconTwitter Icon

The alleged leader of a major human smuggling organization that had smuggled individuals from the Middle East (primarily Iran) into South America, the United States, Canada and Europe was arrested Saturday. ICE provided significant assistance to the Brazil Federal Police to arrest Reza Sahami, a dual citizen of Canada and Iran, on human smuggling charges.