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06/30/2017
Yuma, AZ
Child Exploitation
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Aaron Turk, 31, of Yuma, who provided babysitting services at the residence he shared with his girlfriend, was re-arrested Thursday morning by HSI special agents after a forensic examination of his electronic devices revealed more than 500 images of child pornography.

11/18/2013
Yuma, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
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HSI Yuma ASAC Jay Crede presents Jonathan Lines of Lines and Lundgreen Roofing and Insulation, Inc., with an IMAGE certificate during a ceremony Nov. 15. Lines and Lundgreen is the second Yuma company to become IMAGE certified.
04/22/2013
Yuma, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
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A concrete company became the first employer in Yuma to partner with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in a nationwide program designed to strengthen hiring practices and combat the unlawful employment of unauthorized workers.
03/01/2018
Yuma, AZ
Worksite Enforcement
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As the 41st Arizona business to sign up for IMAGE, Spindle Cooling has agreed to partner with ICE and perform the actions required to obtain IMAGE certification. These actions include conducting a self-assessment of hiring practices to uncover vulnerabilities that could be exploited by unauthorized workers; enrolling in E-verify, an employment eligibility verification program; training staff on IMAGE Best Employment Practices and the use of new screening tools; and undergoing a Form I-9 audit by ICE.

01/25/2011
Yuba City, CA
Enforcement and Removal
On Tuesday, five northern California counties - Colusa, Nevada, Plumas, Sutter and Tehama - became the latest in the state to benefit from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) federal information-sharing capability that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States, who are booked into local law enforcement's custody for a crime.
10/24/2013
York, PA
Operational
A female citizen of Antigua in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Wednesday at the York County Prison.
07/19/2016
York, PA
Enforcement and Removal

Alex Alexidze, 41, was repatriated to Canada via ground transportation under ICE escort July 19, from York County Prison and turned over without incident to the custody of the Canada Border Services Agency at the Niagara Falls International Rainbow Bridge.

06/12/2013
Yakima, WA
Intellectual Property Rights
Jason Jordan, a 34-year-old Washington state man who sold counterfeit air bags over the Internet, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods. Jordan admitted in a plea agreement that from at least July 2010 to August 2012, he imported counterfeit Ford, GM, Honda, and Toyota air bags from sources in China.
01/21/2011
Yakima, WA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Fourteen individuals will make their initial appearance Friday morning in federal court here after being arrested by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on criminal charges related to an investigation into the manufacture and purchase of counterfeit identity and employment documents.
01/28/2016
Worcester, MA
Document and Benefit Fraud

Patria Zuniga, 53, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, pleaded guilty to eight counts of wire fraud. Zuniga’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for May 24, 2016.

08/08/2013
Woburn, MA
Contraband
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) presented the Woburn Police Department with funds obtained from a criminal investigation into a Boston-area precious metals dealer who attempted to smuggle large quantities of gold into the United States from Canada.
10/17/2012
Windhoek, Namibia
Operational
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At the seventh annual general meeting of the Africa Prosecutors Association (APA) held here last week, the U.S. government was represented by a senior official with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/01/2011
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Jason Haldeman, 37, of Landenberg, Pa., was indicted by a federal grand jury Feb. 1, 2011, on one count of transportation of child pornography. Haldeman was identified by ICE HSI agents in Delaware during an online investigation into a computer network devoted to trading images of child pornography.
02/23/2012
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Kenneth Houck of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced Thursday to 97 months in prison for transportation of child pornography in a case investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). A forensic analysis of his computer found almost 6,470 still images of child pornography.
03/23/2011
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Eric Wayne Tindall, 51, originally came to the attention of ICE HSI in the summer of 2010 while agents investigated a commercial child pornography website. Tindall later responded to a fake advertisement created by law enforcement agents, which offered to sell child pornography movies.
04/22/2014
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
William Zimmerman was also sentenced to 10 years of supervised release following his prison sentence. He also will be required to continue to register as a sex offender in any jurisdiction in which he lives, works, or attends school.
10/31/2013
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Michael J. Barndt, a Pennsylvania man who was a youth football coach, school cook and summer camp counselor at the time of his arrest, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted enticement and coercion of a minor.
01/13/2011
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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Marc Knapp, 35, of Simi Valley, Calif., pleaded guilty today to engaging in a seven-month course of criminal conduct involving illegal exports to Hungary and attempted exports to the Islamic Republic of Iran and Russia. This guilty plea resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
10/10/2012
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
David Gellad, 44, of Rosemere, Quebec, pleaded guilty at a hearing in the United States District Court, District of Delaware. Charles M. Oberly, III, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced Gellad's guilty plea.
10/07/2014
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Dmitry Ustinov, 53, of Moscow, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In July, he pleaded guilty to conspiring to export the high-tech military technology, in violation of federal law.
08/27/2015
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Sean Mooney served as a senior airman stationed at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, when he was arrested by HSI special agents with assistance from OSI officials in January 2014 for charges of enticing a minor and transporting child pornography.
08/03/2011
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Harold Love Springer of Wilmington, Del. was identified during an online investigation into a computer network devoted to trading images of child pornography. This case was investigated by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). An undercover HSI agent observed approximately 2,000 files depicting child pornography that Springer...
09/18/2013
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
According to court documents, the CNCPO executed a search warrant on a child pornography website server and identified more than 900 United States-based users of the website. The CNCPO provided the identities of these users to HSI. Jason Jay Mills, 36, of Wilmington, was identified as on those users. HSI conducted similar investigations of the identified individuals across the United States.
09/12/2013
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
Sean Lawrence, 40, of Kansas City, Mo., was previously convicted in Missouri in 1995 and 2005 of sodomizing two young boys. He was sentenced to five years in prison for each offense and was required to register as a sex offender upon his release.
03/18/2013
Wilmington, DE
Intellectual Property Rights
Following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Dr. Wronald Best, the chief scientist of a government contractor working on components for use in military helicopters and the presidential helicopter fleet, was sentenced Monday for conspiring to obtain pirated software from Chinese and Russian cyber criminals.

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