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07/14/2016
Albany, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud

Gaurav Mehta, 36, and Isha Mehta, 33, both citizens of India, were sentenced Wednesday to three  years of probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine, following jury convictions for marriage and immigration fraud.

07/13/2016
Albany, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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Kenedy Agileo Pineda-Morales, 41, was arrested by authorities without incident April 13, in Saratoga Springs, New York. A preliminary investigation determined that Pineda-Morales was living under an assumed name in the area. Authorities confirmed his true identity using biometric information and photos.

03/08/2013
Albany, NY
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
After a five-day trial in Albany, a jury has convicted Annie George of Rexford, N.Y., of harboring an illegal alien.
11/14/2011
Albany, NY
Child Exploitation
An upstate New York man, Christopher Morin, was sentenced to 188 months in prison for attempting to sexually entice a minor. The sentence is the result of an investigation conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Morin exchanged more than 1,000 text messages with an undercover agent posing as a 15-year-old girl.
10/11/2011
Albany, NY
Child Exploitation
Aaron Martinez, 27, of Saranac, N.Y., pleaded guilty on May 10, 2011, to one count of a two count indictment charging him with production of child pornography – he was initially charged on Dec. 15, 2010. On Jan. 12, 2011, a federal grand jury indicted him on charges of production and possession of child pornography. Martinez was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Norman A. Mordue in Albany.
10/27/2011
Albany, NY
Financial Crimes
A New York man was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. The man was also ordered to pay restitution of $5,308,340.02 to the victims of his Ponzi-style scheme involving entities formerly known under the name 'Swiss Capital Harbor.'
08/02/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation

Timothy J. Martin, 32, from Taos, New Mexico, was released to a halfway house pending trial and will be under pretrial supervision and other conditions of release.

12/16/2019
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation

John Henry Bevel Jr., 44, from Las Cruces, was also ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution to one of his victims.

03/15/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

David Krowner, 42, from Estancia, New Mexico, will be sentenced to 12 years in prison followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court, according to the terms of the plea agreement.

01/07/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Sergio Saenz-Amaya and his co-defendant, Manuel Adrian Aldarette, also a Mexican national illegally in the United States, were arrested on a criminal complaint in October 2012 after they engaged in a drug trafficking transaction with an HSI confidential informant.
03/19/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
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A federal judge Monday sentenced heroin trafficker Steven Michael Carrasco to 57 months in federal prison, following an investigation by special agents with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
03/22/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Joseph F. Zinkiewicz, 76, from Raton, N.M., was arrested April 2012 on a criminal complaint and charged with distributing, receiving and possessing child pornography in Colfax County, N.M., between October 2011 and April 2012. He has been in federal custody since that time.
02/28/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Document and Benefit Fraud
Raymundo Silva, 35, was convicted of conspiracy and five bank-fraud charges. The jury acquitted Silva on two other bank-fraud charges after a four-day trial.
10/16/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Angela Santillanes, 30, remains in federal custody pending an arraignment and a detention hearing set for Saturday.
11/27/2014
Albuquerque, NM
Operational
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Upon learning of Jose Antonio’s condition in 2012, staff at the HSI Albuquerque Assistant Special Agent in Charge Office began facilitating the humanitarian parole needed for both Jose and his parents to lawfully enter the United States. Since then, they’ve closely monitored his case and status to ensure he received the necessary medical treatment for his condition.
05/19/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Financial Crimes
Stephanie Pyle, 40, was charged Feb. 10 in a 12-count indictment alleging that between January 2010 and May 2014, she used credit cards and account numbers without authorization in the name of a construction company to defraud the company.
02/10/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
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According to the indictment, from March 2014 through October 2015, the four defendants conspired to violate the IACA by displaying and offering for sale jewelry manufactured in the Philippines in a manner that suggested that it was Indian-produced and the product of American Indian tribes.

09/13/2011
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Theodore Robert Larsen was arraigned Monday in federal court charged with possessing child pornography. This indictment resulted from an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
01/05/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Massiel Segoviano-Fierro and his co-defendant Juan Carlos Nieblas-Ruelas, 28, also a Mexican national illegally residing in the United States, were arrested in November 2015.  Both were charged Nov. 23, 2015, by criminal complaint with conspiracy and possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. 

09/06/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
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Miguel Rangel Arce, 36, and Rogelio Santiago Quiroa-Valdez, 25, were among eight San Juan (New Mexico) County residents charged with federal narcotics trafficking offenses. Their co-defendant, Luis Rangel Arce, 44, also a Mexican national, pleaded guilty plea in this case the previous week.

05/05/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Intellectual Property Rights and Commercial Fraud
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Dina Gonzalez-Marquez, 23, and Emilio Gonzalez-Marquez, 21, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly operating a counterfeit airbag business out of their Albuquerque residence.

08/03/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Under the terms of his plea agreement, Richard J. Dates, from Grants, New Mexico, faces being sentenced to five to 12 years in federal prison followed by not less than five years of supervised release.
07/27/2012
Albuquerque, NM
Child Exploitation
Christopher Garcia, 33, of Clovis, N.M., a former sergeant with the U.S. Air Force, is charged with possessing child pornography. He is temporarily detained pending an arraignment and detention hearing scheduled for Monday.
06/30/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Casey Lamotte, 30, of Flora Vista, New Mexico, was sentenced June 29 to 75 months in prison, which is to be followed by two years of supervised release. Lamotte was one of 29 individuals charged with drug trafficking offenses following a multi-agency investigation targeting drug trafficking in northwestern New Mexico.
08/29/2013
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics
Pricilio Garcia-Jimenez, 40, a Mexican national who lived in Farmington, N.M., will be sentenced to nine years in federal prison under the terms of his plea agreement. He was in the United States without authorization at the time of his arrest.

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