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03/22/2012
Bridgeport, CT
Enforcement and Removal
Isaias Goncalves Dos Santos, a Brazilian national residing in Bridgeport, CT who was wanted in his home country for his involvement in a double homicide including a mayor of a Brazilian city, was turned over to Brazilian law enforcement authorities this morning in Rio De Janeiro.
08/29/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Contraband
Azikiwe Aquart, also known as "Z" and "Ziggy," pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of murder in aid of racketeering for his role in the 2005 murders of three Bridgeport residents.
06/28/2012
Bridgeport, CT
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney Canada and Hamilton Sundstrand Corporations also agree to pay more than $75 million to U.S. government after HSI-led investigation
10/26/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Child Exploitation
"The U.S. attorney for the district of Connecticut, David B. Fein, acknowledged U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) for its relentless investigation of a Connecticut man, Theodore ""PeeJaye"" Briggs, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity."
07/18/2016
Bridgeport, CT
Financial Crimes

Aria Maleki, 33, of Santa Ana, California, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to 112 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release.

02/09/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Three men - Theodore Briggs, and Giovanni Vazquez, of Norwalk, and Harry Franklin of the Bronx, New York- were named in a Connecticut indictment for alleged conspiring to transport two minor victims across state lines with the intent that the minors would engage in prostitution. The indictment stems from an investigation conducted by U.S. ICE...
01/09/2012
Bridgeport, CT
Child Exploitation
Mark Porter of Bethany, Conn. waived his right to indictment and has pleaded guilty to one count of accessing child pornography. The guilty plea is the result of an investigation conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Probation Office for the District of Connecticut.
08/05/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Child Exploitation
Jesse Osmun of Milford, Conn., was arrested Thursday by special agents with U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) after being named in a criminal complaint alleging he traveled from the United States to South Africa to engage in illicit sexual conduct with multiple children under the age of six.
10/26/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Enforcement and Removal
A federal grand jury in Bridgeport returned an indictment Tuesday charging Roberto A. Mori-Perez, a citizen of Peru who recently resided in New Haven, with one count of re-entry in a case investigated by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
03/09/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Financial Crimes
"A citizen of Romania was sentenced today in Connecticut to 41 months of imprisonment for participating in a multistate ATM ""skimming"" scheme."
06/05/2017
Bridgeport, CT
Child Exploitation

Arturo Castro, 52, of Wilmette, Illinois, pleaded to one count of use of an interstate facility to persuade a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity.

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
03/22/2012
Bridgeport, CT
Child Exploitation
Dale Pearce, 53, of Cheshire, Conn., distributed child pornography by email March 8, 2009. Additionally, he distributed child pornography during an online chat Aug. 7, 2009.
01/25/2017
Brighton, CO
Intellectual Property Rights and Commercial Fraud

David Brian Henrichsen, 51, a former police officer in Colorado Springs, Colorado, pleaded guilty to one count of computer crime to commit theft, and was fined $7,500 by Adams County District Judge Ted Tow for his role in the criminal enterprise.

06/17/2013
Brooklyn, NY
Worksite Enforcement
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Two indictments were unsealed Monday charging eight men and one woman from Long Island with conspiring to commit wire fraud, stealing identities and concealing and harboring illegal aliens employed at 7-11 Inc. franchise stores located throughout Long Island and Virginia.
09/26/2013
Brooklyn, NY
Operational
Mohammad Ajmal Choudhry was arraigned Wednesday on a superseding indictment charging him with conspiring to commit murder in a foreign county, transmitting threats via interstate communications and visa fraud.
11/06/2013
Brooklyn, NY
Contraband
Michael Slattery Jr. pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., Tuesday to conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act in relation to illegal rhinoceros horn trafficking. The guilty plea follows an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).
05/30/2013
Brooklyn, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Lisong Ma, 34, was arrested after attempting to close a deal to acquire and export the specialized materials.

04/29/2011
Brooklyn, NY
Transnational Gangs
Hector Aleman Lemos, 31, of Flushing, N.Y., the chapter leader of a violent international street gang in New York, was arraigned Friday in federal court on a superseding indictment charging him with murder, following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/27/2013
Brooklyn, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud
The charges are the result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (DOT-OIG) and the New York State Inspector General.
09/27/2012
Brownsville, TX
Narcotics
A high ranking member of the Gulf Cartel was convicted Sept. 28 regarding a drug trafficking conspiracy that spanned more than 10 years, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
08/19/2012
Brownsville, TX
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
A local federal jury convicted a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer Monday on two counts of making a false statement on an official federal form, and one count of making a false statement to a federal agent.
04/24/2020
Brownsville, TX
Contraband

Edgardo Serrano, 51, from New Boston, Michigan was charged April 24, 2020 by U.S. District Judge Ignacio Torteva III.

07/18/2011
Brownsville, TX
Child Exploitation
Robert Hedrick, 60, is president of the Brownsville-based Pan American Airways which provides cargo air service between the United States and Mexico. Hedrick is expected to make his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Felix Recio on July 19. The United States expects to request that the court detain Hendricks in federal custody without bond pending further criminal proceedings.

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