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08/29/2011
Las Cruces, NM
Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
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The owner of 'New Deal Shooting Sports' and his family allegedly sold firearms and ammunition knowing they would be smuggled into Mexico.
08/30/2011
Boston, MA
Child Exploitation
Brad Warner, a former co-founder of a Massachusetts fitness and education program designed for children under the age of seven, was sentenced to 151 months in prison in a child pornography case investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/30/2011
San Francisco, CA
Transnational Gangs
After a five-month trial, a federal jury Tuesday convicted six members of La Mara Salvatrucha, MS-13, of racketeering (RICO) conspiracy and related charges stemming from a long-term investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/30/2011
Texarkana, TX
Child Exploitation
A 65-year-old Double Oak, Texas, lawyer was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in federal prison for child pornography violations following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/30/2011
Cleveland, OH
Contraband
Twenty-six people were indicted in federal court on firearms and drug trafficking charges following a year-long undercover sting operation centered in Mansfield, Ohio. In a related effort, 34 people were indicted on state drug trafficking charges. The joint operation, which included ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)...
08/30/2011
Dallas, TX
Student and Exchange Visitor Program

Twenty-seven immigration status violators, visa overstays, and foreign students were arrested last week by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) for violating the conditions of their visas.

08/30/2011
Tampa, FL
Operational
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Eric Antwan Bell, a federal fugitive in a Clearwater Area Human Trafficking Task Force (CAHTTF) investigation, was arrested on Wednesday by special agents of the FBI and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Parsippany, N.J.

08/30/2011
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
Brianne Aguinaga, of Buffalo, New York was sentenced to five years in prison for distributing a controlled substance following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/31/2011
New York, NY
Operational
The United States has settled a civil customs lawsuit against an international jewelry company based in Hong Kong - along with its related New York State corporations.
08/31/2011
Cedar Rapids, IA
Worksite Enforcement
Samira Zuniga, the owner of an eastern Iowa roofing company pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to harboring and conspiring to harbor illegal aliens. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) led the investigation.
08/31/2011
Detroit, MI
Contraband

"Nine suspects in Detroit and four suspects in San Diego have been arrested for their alleged role in a large scale car theft scheme that transshipped stolen luxury sedans, SUVs and other vehicles to Iraq. These arrests result from an investigation, known as ""Operation Hot Wheels,"" conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)."

08/31/2011
Denver, CO
Enforcement and Removal
As a result of an investigation by ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Kevin Barry McAuley, an illegal alien from Ireland and a recent resident of Helena, Mt., was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of illegally re-entering the United States and unlawfully possessing ammunition.
09/01/2011
El Paso, TX
Contraband
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A Mexican national remains in federal custody on currency-smuggling charges after he was arrested on Tuesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/01/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
A tax preparer who admitted orchestrating a multi-faceted fraud scheme that included filing false tax returns and making false claims to enable aliens to obtain religious worker visas has been sentenced to 63 months in federal prison.
09/01/2011
New York, NY
Narcotics
Ignacio Leal Garcia, A leader of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) was found guilty on Thursday of conspiring to import thousands of kilograms of cocaine into the United States. The guilty plea was the result of a joint investigation between ICE's Homeland Security Investigations...
09/01/2011
Covington, KY
Narcotics
Two Kentucky men were sentenced to federal prison on Thursday for conspiring to distribute heroin. The sentences resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/02/2011
Santa Ana, CA
Child Exploitation
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Ian Victor Kincheloe, 25, of Laguna Hills, Calif., was arrested Thursday by investigators from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD). Kincheloe is accused in a federal indictment handed down Wednesday with using the Internet and telephone to attempt to entice a minor into illegal sexual activity.
09/02/2011
San Juan, PR
Worksite Enforcement
National Life Insurance, Industria Lechera de Puerto Rico (INDULAC), and Fondo para el Fomento de la Insdustria Lechera are the most recent businesses in Puerto Rico to become members of the IMAGE program with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
09/02/2011
Cleveland, OH
Child Exploitation
Four convictions were announced Friday after an undercover sex tourism operation was made public by U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/02/2011
Tallahassee, FL
Child Exploitation
Donovan Arthur Sauleda, of Miami, was arrested Monday by the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office (WCSO), Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on Monday, following a six month investigation where he communicated with an undercover detective who posed as a 15-year-old girl.
09/05/2011
Fargo, ND
Narcotics
"A California man was sentenced on Tuesday to 18.5 years in federal prison for his role as a supplier in a large-scale drug-trafficking and money-laundering conspiracy that was targeted by a federal organized crime investigation called ""Operation Budapest."""
09/05/2011
Wilmington, DE
Child Exploitation
David Gellad was indicted Tuesday on charges he traveled to Pennsylvania to engage in sexual conduct with a minor in a case investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Gellad is accused of sexual conduct with a 14-year-old female after traveling from Montreal to southeastern Pennsylvania for that purpose.
09/06/2011
Kansas City, MO
Child Exploitation
Kai Lundstroem Pedersen of Randers, Denmark, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to extortion, and producing and transporting child pornography. Pedersen contacted minor females in rural Missouri through email and chat programs from July to September 2010.
09/06/2011
New York, NY
Transnational Gangs
The leaders of two New York State chapters of the international MS-13 street gang were sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus ten years, for murder in aid of racketeering and other charges. The sentences are a result of a joint investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the New York City Police Department (NYPD).
09/06/2011
Portland, OR
Child Exploitation
Kevin James Heasley, a convicted Oregon sex offender, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography charges stemming from an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

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