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10/28/2011
Orlando, FL
Professional Responsibility
Marin Mutafov Christo and Anu Christo of Orlando, Florida were arrested Thursday for attempting to bribe a U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agent. The agent immediately reported the bribery to the Office of Professional Responsibility, and then continued working in an undercover capacity to assist with the investigation.
12/09/2011
Raleigh, NC
Professional Responsibility
Tommie Rand Pierce pleaded guilty Monday to impersonating a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Pierce is accused of impersonating an ICE officer in order to extract payments from immigration applicants seeking permission to remain in the United States.
08/10/2012
San Diego, CA
Professional Responsibility
Two former San Diego-area U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents face up to 50 years in prison following their conviction Friday for operating a lucrative human smuggling ring that brought hundreds of Mexicans and Brazilians illegally into the United States using official agency vehicles.
02/26/2016
Santa Ana, CA
Professional Responsibility
Jesus Figueroa, 69, of Tujunga, was found guilty Thursday of one count of conspiracy to commit bribery and to impede the lawful function of government immigration agencies.
06/28/2018
Seattle, WA
Professional Responsibility

The investigation into Raphael Sanchez’s scheme began with ICE’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). The office received information that Sanchez was operating a financial account for outside consulting services in a suspicious manner, and its internal investigation led to criminal charges being filed against Sanchez.

04/20/2016
Seattle, WA
Professional Responsibility
Jonathan M. Love, 58, pleaded guilty in January 2016 to deprivation of constitutional rights under color of law. At Wednesday’s sentencing Magistrate Judge Brian A. Tsuchida said, “This is a very sad day…for no good reason you did great harm to this victim.
08/13/2013
Tacoma, WA
Professional Responsibility
The complaint alleges CBP officer John Eric Weaver and his wife, Joy Weaver, conspired to submit falsified education reimbursement claims inflated by more than $8,000.
02/18/2016
Tucson, AZ
Narcotics
Johnny Acosta, 38, of Douglas, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Cindy K. Jorgenson to felony charges of conspiracy to import more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana and accepting bribes as a public official.
03/09/2019
Tucson, AZ
Professional Responsibility

On March 6, 2019, Gregg A. Johnson, 42, of Tucson, was found guilty by a federal jury of three counts of submitting false statements to a government agency.

02/07/2012
Tucson, AZ
Professional Responsibility
Jovana Samaniego Deas, a special agent assigned to ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) office in Nogales, Ariz., has pleaded guilty to all 21 counts of a federal indictment charging her with obstruction and other corruption violations.
01/15/2020
Tucson, AZ
Professional Responsibility

Elvira Contreras, 38, of Tucson, falsely represented to undocumented alien victims that she worked for ICE or that she was an immigration attorney who could obtain U.S. immigration documents/benefits for them for a fee.

07/02/2012
Tucson, AZ
Professional Responsibility
Jovana Samaniego Deas, a former special agent with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), was sentenced Friday to 30 months in federal prison following a multi-agency investigation that revealed she illegally accessed, stole and transferred sensitive U.S. government documents to unauthorized individuals and obstructed HSI investigations.
12/20/2011
Washington, DC
Professional Responsibility
William J. Korn, 53, a former intelligence research specialist with by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), pleaded guilty on Dec. 20 to taking part in a fraud scheme involving more than $50,000 in government money. The scheme involved the improper use of Temporary Duty (TDY) money.
06/07/2012
Washington, DC
Professional Responsibility
Lateisha M. Rollerson, a former assistant to former ICE acting intelligence chief James M. Woosley, was sentenced Thursday to ten months in prison for taking part in a fraud scheme involving more than $500,000 in government money. The case was investigated by the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility, the Office of Inspector General...
08/24/2011
Washington, DC
Professional Responsibility
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This office investigates criminal and administrative misconduct committed by ICE and CBP employees and contractors.
05/01/2012
Washington, DC
Professional Responsibility
James M. Woosley, the former acting director of intelligence for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), pleaded guilty to defrauding the government of more than $180,000 in a scheme involving fraudulent travel vouchers, and time and attendance claims.
07/13/2012
Washington, DC
Professional Responsibility
James M. Woosley, the former acting director of ICE's Office of Intelligence, was sentenced today to 20 months in prison for defrauding the U.S. government. Woosley defrauded the government of more than $180,000 in a scheme involving fraudulent travel vouchers, and time and attendance claims.
03/02/2012
Washington, DC
Professional Responsibility
Three other individuals have also pleaded guilty to charges related to the scheme

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