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07/30/2013
Buffalo, NY
Child Exploitation
Steven Metz, 41, faces a possible sentence of 10 years imprisonment, a fine of $250,000 and a term of supervised release of at least five years to life.
04/09/2014
Buffalo, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud
ICE HSI Buffalo is to be commended for bringing together law enforcement officers from all levels of government to investigate these serious issues for our country.
01/26/2015
Buffalo, NY
Child Exploitation
Daniel Huzinec, 23, allegedly shared photographs of male children engaged in sexually explicit conduct on a peer-to-peer website. This conduct included the sexual abuse of male children by adult males and male children engaging in sexual activity with other male children.
07/01/2015
Buffalo, NY
Operational
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Personnel from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) were among the more than 1,200 law enforcement officials working together during the manhunt that began on June 6 and spread approximately 50 miles west of the prison.
08/11/2017
Buffalo, NY
Operational

As special agent in charge, Kelly, a 29-year veteran of federal law enforcement, supervises a cadre of special agents responsible for investigative work across 48 counties in central, western and northern New York State. 

01/06/2013
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
A Niagara Falls, N.Y., man pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to conspiracy to possess, with the intent to distribute, 100 kilograms of marijuana. The man faces up to 40 years in prison and a $2 million fine.
03/13/2012
Buffalo, NY
Child Exploitation
Daniel Nowakowski of Orchard Park, N.Y., who was convicted of possession of child pornography, was sentenced to 60 months in prison and five years of supervised release. The sentence is the result of an investigation conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/11/2014
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Roohid Hakimi, 29, is accused of attempted murder, careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes and unauthorized possession of a firearm. The charges stem from an alleged 2011 restaurant shooting in Vaughan, Ontario, that left one man injured.
11/21/2012
Buffalo, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud
Riyadh Almadrahi pleaded guilty Wednesday to food stamp fraud, after an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/26/2014
Buffalo, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Sergio Gallardo-Sanchez, 33, was escorted by ERO officers to the Brownsville Port of Entry in Texas and turned over to Mexican law-enforcement authorities early Friday.
07/10/2012
Buffalo, NY
Financial Crimes
A federal grand jury in Buffalo has returned a 62-count Indictment charging 32 defendants with participating in a large scale international loan fraud scheme. The alleged scheme targeted more than 2,000 victims across the United States, and obtained millions of dollars. This investigation is being conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations
10/27/2011
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
An upstate New York man who was convicted of possession and distribution of a controlled substance was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison followed by four years of supervised release. The sentence is the result of an extensive investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
01/11/2012
Burlington, VT
Child Exploitation
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) - working collaboratively with our law enforcement partners including the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Vermont - had numerous prosecutions throughout Vermont in 2011.
10/17/2016
Burlington, VT
Narcotics

Michael J. Foreste, aka Beast, 36, of Valley Stream, New York, was convicted on eight counts related to conspiracy and distribution of Oxycodone in Vermont, and two counts of money laundering in a two-week trial that ended Thursday.

06/30/2011
Burlington, VT
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Alejandro Enrique Young-Hernandez of Hyde Park, Vt., has been charged with transporting women from New York to Vermont to engage in prostitution. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
03/22/2016
Burlington, VT
Narcotics
Marco Antonio Lam Peralta, 42, of South Londonderry, Vermont was arrested Tuesday based upon an arrest warrant for conspiracy to distribute heroin.
06/16/2011
Burlington, VT
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
A fugitive, who was captured after an international manhunt led by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), was sentenced Wednesday to three years and one month in federal prison after pleading guilty to alien smuggling charges.
07/14/2015
Burlington, VT
Contraband
Andre Clarke, 36, from Bronx, New York, was allegedly conspiring to distribute the drugs in Vermont from 2011 through June 2014. Clarke has been employed as a New York City police officer since 2002.
01/14/2013
Burlington, VT
Child Exploitation
Robert Gray, 37, of Northfield, Vt., had previously pleaded guilty to the charge Sept. 18, 2012. According to court records, a search warrant was executed at Gray's home in Northfield Feb. 24, 2012, at which time two computers used by Gray were seized.
10/25/2016
Burlington, VT
Financial Crimes

Mathieu Baaklini, 21, Safwan Bensalma, 21, and Brandon Lo, 24, all of Laval, Quebec, and Nicolau Manfredi, 21, of Montreal, were each charged with conspiracy to fraudulently use access devices resulting in the receipt of more than $1,000 in cash.

09/28/2014
Butte, MT
Narcotics
Jesus Pimentel-Lopez, of Aguililla, Mexico, was found guilty June 4 of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.
11/10/2013
Butte, MT
Narcotics
A Montana man was sentenced Friday to 13 years and four months in federal prison for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.
06/08/2018
Cairo, Egypt
Enforcement and Removal

Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General and the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility were notified of the incident.

08/01/2011
Cairo, Egypt
Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
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"Egyptian archaeological sites, storerooms and other locations are under serious threats of pillage, theft and illicit trafficking. That's why U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) joined forces with the U.S. Embassy to Egypt to present a four-day workshop titled ""Countering Antiquities Trafficking at Egypt's Ports and Borders."""
08/26/2011
Calexico, CA
Contraband
Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) continued to gather evidence Friday following the discovery of an incomplete pipeline-style smuggling tunnel Thursday afternoon. The tunnel originated beneath the floor of a vacant supermarket.

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