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Chicago, IL
Enforcement and Removal
Alain Painchaud, 46, of Sasseville, Québec, was repatriated to Canada via ground transportation from Chicago and turned over to the custody of Canadian authorities at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel.
Greenville, SC
Michaels, who has been with HSI for over 12 years, was honored for his outstanding work in investigating child exploitation-related crimes. One of the highlights of his efforts included his leadership in re-establishing the South Carolina Upstate Internet Crimes against Children Task Force.
Washington, DC
Financial Crimes
“Former Korean President Chun violated the trust of the people of Korea,” said Director Saldaña. “The results in this case reflect the outstanding international cooperation that exists between U.S. law enforcement and the government of Korea.”
Hartford, CT
Child Exploitation
Joseph Rajkumar, 44, formerly of Farmington, pleaded guilty Nov. 18, 2013 in Hartford federal court to one count of attempted receipt of child pornography. The charge stems from Rajkumar‘s sexual relationship with a student while he was a teacher at Miss Porter’s School in Farmington.
McAllen, TX
Child Exploitation
Jesus Javier Garza Jr., 30, of Mission, Texas, was arrested and charged Feb. 27, 2014 for receiving child pornography. During the hearing March 3, Garza admitted he was the mariachi director at La Joya High School.
Tyler, TX
Child Exploitation
Todd Fleming, from McKinney, Texas, pleaded guilty Oct. 2, 2014 to sexually exploiting children and was sentenced March 3 to 240 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider. Fleming will be required to register as a sex offender and serve a life term of supervised release upon his release from federal prison.
Tampa, FL
Mosquera was arrested in Colombia and subsequently extradited to the United States. He pleaded guilty Nov. 25.
San Juan, PR
Child Exploitation
On Friday, HSI special agents arrested Naara Elisa Cruz-Vilar, 28, of San Juan, for transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal complaint, Cruz-Vilar, a special education teacher at a local school, transported a 15-year-old minor student to her residence with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with him.
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