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09/20/2011
New York, NY
Worksite Enforcement
One of the first document hosting services companies to embrace electronic document imaging is partnering with ICE to strengthen its hiring practices and help ensure it employs a legal workforce.
09/21/2011
Wichita, KS
Operational
The former owners of Alnoor Grocery Store and a food stamp recipient pleaded guilty on Wednesday to food stamp fraud, following an investigation ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and other agencies.
09/21/2011
Corpus Christi, TX
Child Exploitation
Gary Daniel Beeman, 39, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack on Sept. 21, following his indictment in April. He pleaded guilty to the felony offense on July 13, admitting to distributing images and videos of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
09/21/2011
Corpus Christi, TX
Transnational Gangs
A 'Raza Unida' gang leader was sentenced on Wednesday to 27 years in federal prison for drug trafficking and conspiracy to murder in furtherance of a racketeering enterprise, announced U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno, Southern District of Texas.
09/21/2011
Newport News, VA
Child Exploitation
Ian Hartney, 21, of Newport News, Va., pleaded guilty today to three counts of receipt of child pornography following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/21/2011
Baltimore, MD
Child Exploitation
Gregory C. Bukowski, 22, of Baltimore, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar. Upon his release from prison, Bukowski must register as a sex offender in the place where he resides, where he is an employee, and where he is a student, under SORNA.
09/21/2011
Corpus Christi, TX
Child Exploitation
Allen Manuel Ortega, 30, was sentenced to 120 months in prison on Sept. 21 by U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack. Ortega pleaded guilty May 25 to using the Internet to coerce and entice a minor to engage in sexual activity between Feb. 17 and March 4.
09/21/2011
New York, NY
Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
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The paintings were stolen from Poland by the Nazis in 1944 and recovered following an ICE HSI investigation.
09/22/2011
Cincinnati, OH
Child Exploitation
John Foster, 36, of Maineville, Ohio, was charged in an indictment returned Wednesday. He is the co-owner of the Primrose School at River's Bend, a suburban Cincinnati child day care facility.
09/22/2011
Rochester, NY
Worksite Enforcement
J. Guadalupe Hernandez, the owner of El Jimador Mexican Restaurant in upstate New York, has been charged with harboring three illegal aliens in the basement of his business. ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents found the three men living in the basement during the execution of a search warrant at the restaurant in March 2011.
09/22/2011
Buffalo, NY
Child Exploitation
Gregory Davis of North Tonawanda, N.Y. pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography due to 100 images and 60 videos of child pornography found on his computer. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000. The investigation is being conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/22/2011
San Diego, CA
Narcotics
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The year-long investigation resulted in an indictment handed down by a federal grand jury Sept. 15 charging 24 defendants with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
09/22/2011
Hartford, CT
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
Richard Sleeva waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of possession of a stolen firearm stemming from his possession of stolen firearms silencers. The plea is the result of an investigation conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
09/22/2011
Newton County, IN
Narcotics
More than $1.8 million in cash, and cocaine with an estimated street value of $10 million, was seized earlier this month at a property in northwest Indiana. The seizure resulted from an investigation conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Indiana State Police's Drug Enforcement Section (DES), and the Newton County...
09/22/2011
Bakersfield, CA
Child Exploitation
David Durham, 61, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill to eight years and one month in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for receiving child pornography. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian W. Enos.
09/23/2011
Harrisburg, PA
Child Exploitation
Mark Anthony Permenter was sentenced Friday to 30 years in federal prison for production and distribution of child pornography from an investigation conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Permenter had contact with an undercover postal inspector and sent him a sample of his child pornography via the Internet.
09/23/2011
Tampa, FL
Intellectual Property Rights
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The items were seized from a local flea market, three storage units and a box truck.
09/25/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
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Two U.S. citizens were arrested Sunday for attempting to transport cocaine concealed in a backpack through the San Juan seaport.
09/25/2011
Brownsville, TX
Narcotics
Former U.S. probation officer Armando Mora was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison on Monday for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, and for bribing a public official. The case was investigated by ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the assistance by the FBI.
09/26/2011
Washington, DC
Intellectual Property Rights
Matthew David Howard Smith, 23, of Raleigh, N.C., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Trenga in the Eastern District of Virginia to conspiracy and criminal copyright infringement.
09/26/2011
McAllen, TX
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
A 43-year-old Mexican national was found guilty on Friday by a federal jury for alien smuggling that resulted in the death of nine illegal aliens.
09/26/2011
Richmond, VA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Diego Cortez-Angel, a Mexican national residing in Fayetteville, Ark., was sentenced on Sept. 26 to 60 months in prison for his role in a racketeering conspiracy. He was the leader of an Arkansas cell of a highly sophisticated and violent fraudulent document trafficking organization based in Mexico, with cells in 19 cities and 11 states...
09/26/2011
Newark, NJ
Operational
A 56-year-old Ecuadorian national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away early Monday morning at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, N.J., due to an apparent heart attack.
09/26/2011
Dallas, TX
Child Exploitation
Jeffrey Wayne Day, 24, has been in federal custody since his Sept. 2 arrest on related charges outlined in a federal criminal complaint. According to that complaint, a detective with the Dallas Police Department, who was investigating persons involved in sharing child pornography via a peer-to-peer network, found several files indicative of child pornography that he traced to Day.
09/27/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Enforcement and Removal
Moreno was deported from the United States to his native Mexico in May 1994, following a federal conviction for distribution of cocaine. ICE HSI investigators believe Moreno illegally re-entered the U.S. sometime in February 2000, without first obtaining the consent of the Department of Justice or the Department of Homeland Security to reapply fo

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