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07/27/2011
Albany, NY
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Irene Bamenga, a French citizen and Angolan national in the custody of U.S. ICE, passed away early Wednesday morning at the Albany Memorial Hospital due to an apparent heart condition.
07/30/2012
Albuquerque, NM
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A HSI victim assistance coordinator found a way to help after the ill boy from an impoverish Mexican neighborhood was turned away from medical care.
03/14/2013
Albuquerque, NM
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Lindsey Joe Brown pleaded guilty Thursday to methamphetamine trafficking and firearms charges that resulted from an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The plea agreement requires him to serve 17 years in federal prison.
11/23/2014
Albuquerque, NM
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Joseph Ernest Purcella III, 34, from Albuquerque, entered a not-guilty plea during Monday’s arraignment hearing. He was arrested Oct. 30 on a criminal complaint alleging that he unlawfully possessed a firearm and ammunition in Sandoval County, New Mexico, April 7.
04/30/2013
Albuquerque, NM
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The couple conspired with food stamp card holders to redeem cash back from grocery transactions, which is illegal.
11/27/2014
Albuquerque, NM
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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.
03/27/2017
Altoona, PA
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ICE Armory Operations handles the acquisition, testing, issuance and maintenance of all ICE-owned firearms, law enforcement equipment and ammunition. In addition to ICE components ERO and HSI, the armory services DHS components such as the FPS, USCG and CBP.

04/06/2015
Anchorage, AK
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Jose Alegria-Garcia, 56, admitted in a January plea agreement to knowingly using the identity of a U.S. citizen to obtain benefits from the state of Alaska.
05/24/2013
Anchorage, AK
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James Paul Hunt was indicted by a federal grand jury in Anchorage on felony charges of making false statements and perjury, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). While applying to be a third-party custodian for his son, he neglected to inform officials of his 1987 conviction on child sex abuse charges.
10/09/2015
Athens, Greece
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More than 60 law enforcement officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations' (HSI) Attaché Office in Athens and the Hellenic Customs Authority (HCA) gathered for a new training program focused on enhancing HCA's border interdictions and anti-smuggling investigations.
08/04/2011
Atlanta, GA
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Four convicted criminal aliens pleaded guilty in federal district court in Atlanta on Wednesday to bribing a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employee to alter their reporting requirements and criminal histories.
09/07/2012
Atlanta, GA
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Three men, two from Atlanta and one from New York, appeared in federal court Thursday on charges that they conspired to bribe a federal immigration official in return for assistance with their immigration status, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).
04/29/2011
Atlanta, GA
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A 54-year-old El Salvadoran national being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away late Thursday evening at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga.
08/03/2011
Atlanta, GA
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has officially selected the long-time acting special agent in charge of ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Atlanta to officially assume command as the top investigator in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
06/13/2011
Atlanta, GA
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"Jacinto ""Pachi"" Diaz, 45, of Miami, was arraigned late Friday by U.S. Magistrate Judge Christopher Hagy on federal charges relating to a ring allegedly responsible for a large-scale theft of copper wire from the Southwire Company in Carrollton, Ga., in 2010."
03/01/2012
Atlanta, GA
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Three Atlanta-area men have been convicted of armed robbery, drug trafficking and using a firearm in connection with their crimes following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the FBI and the Gwinnett County Police Department.
08/26/2016
Baltimore, MD
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Kyle Snyder, son of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Baltimore special agent Steve Snyder, took home a gold medal in the 97-kilogram freestyle wrestling competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics, becoming the youngest Olympic wrestling champion in U.S. history at 20 years old.

04/20/2011
Baltimore, MD
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A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging Alan Verschleisser, 66, and Thomas Jefferson, 49, both of Baltimore, with conspiracy and possession of stolen nickel briquettes and ferrochrome stolen from foreign shipments. The indictment is the result of an investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations.
04/19/2012
Baltimore, MD
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On April 16, Jesus Blas-Perea of Riverdale, Md., was arrested by HSI Baltimore special agents and PGPD officers and detectives on a state felony arrest warrant issued by Harris County, Texas for first degree murder.
05/23/2012
Baltimore, MD
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Alan Verschleisser, 66, and James Robinson, 41, both of Baltimore, pleaded guilty to their participation in the conspiracy and were sentenced to three years in prison and 33 months in prison.
11/28/2012
Baltimore, MD
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Jin Qing Huang, 57, a citizen of the People's Republic of China, was sentenced to 16 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander for understating the value of goods imported into the United States from China to avoid paying antidumping duties.
04/01/2013
Baltimore, MD
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A Potomac, Md., man was sentenced Friday for obstruction of agency proceedings, in connection with false statements he made to investigators during his background investigation for a high-level government security clearance.
02/29/2016
Baltimore, MD
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Baltimore Special Agent In Charge (SAC) Andre Watson gave opening remarks at The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives’ (NOBLE) 2016 William R. Bracey Winter CEO Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
06/01/2016
Baltimore, MD
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The graduation was the culmination of a six-week program in which agency representatives met with the “Explorers” every Saturday with the goal of enhancing HSI’s relationship with the youth of the Baltimore community, while providing a well-balanced program that developed character, leadership, citizenship and life skills.

12/01/2014
Baltimore, MD
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Abdallah Suleiman Kitwara, 44, of Bowie was sentenced to 15 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiring to commit wire fraud arising from a residential mortgage fraud scheme. Judge George J. Hazel also ordered Kitwara to pay restitution of $290,954 and a fine of $50,000.

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