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06/14/2012
San Juan, PR
Document and Benefit Fraud
Victor Manuel Rivera, at large since January, is one of 50 individuals indicted by a federal grand jury for their alleged participation in a conspiracy to commit identification fraud in connection with a scheme to traffic the identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and their corresponding identity documents.
06/21/2012
McAllen, TX
Document and Benefit Fraud
Santos Botello was charged Thursday with conspiracy to commit marriage fraud. Botello was allegedly arranging sham marriages between foreign nationals and U.S. citizens for profit since 2002. The investigation was conducted ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), with the assistance of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
06/21/2012
Charleston, SC
Document and Benefit Fraud
Special agents with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are searching for 30 suspects in five states after three indictments were unsealed in federal court alleging their involvement in a scheme to illegally obtain driver's licenses from New Mexico.
06/21/2012
Boise, ID
Document and Benefit Fraud
A 30-year-old Peruvian citizen, Jenny Sedano-Vilcapoma, was sentenced Thursday to more than 12 months in prison for participating in a marriage fraud scheme disrupted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Sedano-Vilcapoma is the sixth and final defendant sentenced as a result of this investigation.
06/22/2012
South Bend, IN
Document and Benefit Fraud
Six people were arrested Wednesday and charged with harboring illegal aliens as part of a conspiracy that allegedly obtained motor vehicle registrations, license plates and titles for illegal aliens.
06/27/2012
Newark, NJ
Document and Benefit Fraud
Twenty-two individuals were charged and arrests were made in six states Wednesday in connection with an alleged scheme to fraudulently obtain driver's licenses for illegal aliens and other ineligible individuals, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
07/03/2012
San Jose, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Two former Department of Defense employees, Adeba Sultana and Mohammad Ali Rabbani, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to attempting to illegally obtain and illegally obtaining U.S. citizenship following a probe by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Department of State.
07/18/2012
Boston, MA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Vanessa Peguero, an employee of the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, was charged today with producing false driver's licenses as the result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). From February 2010 through June 2012, Peguero allegedly issued Massachusetts' driver's licenses to individuals who presented...
07/19/2012
Anchorage, AK
Document and Benefit Fraud
Eleven foreign nationals were charged Thursday in a 90-count superseding federal indictment alleging they conspired to distribute cocaine and engaged in tax fraud, money laundering, identity theft and other financial crimes.
07/20/2012
Baltimore, MD
Document and Benefit Fraud
Two Mexican nationals residing in Baltimore were sentenced to prison for conspiring to operate a document mill in Baltimore and selling thousands of fraudulent government identification documents manufactured as part of the conspiracy.
07/26/2012
Fresno, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Three Mexican nationals were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for conspiring to produce, transfer, possess and sell false identification documents in Tulare County, following a probe by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
07/27/2012
Newark, NJ
Document and Benefit Fraud
Two individuals pleaded guilty and four others were sentenced in Newark federal court in connection with their roles in a large-scale identity theft scheme.
07/31/2012
Newark, NJ
Document and Benefit Fraud
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents along with the Somerset County Prosecutors Office (SCPO) and Raritan Borough Police Department arrested three men Monday for manufacturing and possessing fraudulent government documents.
08/02/2012
San Jose, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Jerry Wang, the chief executive officer of two Bay Area universities, was arrested Thursday following his indictment on charges stemming from a long-term probe spearheaded by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/03/2012
Sacramento, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
A Mexican national convicted for his role in a large-scale counterfeit document ring has been sentenced to seven years in prison following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the California Department of Motor vehicles.
08/09/2012
Sacramento, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
The defendants have been in custody since their arrest and initial court appearance July 27.
08/16/2012
Kansas City, MO
Document and Benefit Fraud
A federal grand jury indicted two Guatemalan nationals Wednesday for conspiring to provide false identity documents so more than 100 illegal aliens could fraudulently obtain driver's and non-driver's licenses from the Department of Revenue license office in St. Joseph, Mo.
08/20/2012
Fresno, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud
Yadwinder Singh pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to conspiring to unlawfully produce California driver's licenses, following a probe by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Investigations Division, Office of Internal Affairs.
09/05/2012
Orlando, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud
Multiple indictments charging 21 individuals with conspiracy and/or immigration benefit fraud (marriage fraud) were unsealed Wednesday.
09/11/2012
Miami, FL
Document and Benefit Fraud
Four individuals were arrested in Naples, Fla., Aug. 31, for conspiring to commit immigration fraud. The indictment alleges the defendants conspired to sell fraudulent Cuban birth certificates and to assist in the preparation of fraudulent applications for immigration benefits.
09/14/2012
Trenton, NJ
Document and Benefit Fraud
Bimbo Peter Oyewole, A Nigerian man who came to the U.S. in 1989 and assumed the identity of a murder victim to remain in the country illegally, has pleaded guilty to exhibiting a false government document in a case investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI),The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's Office of Inspector...
09/17/2012
Buffalo, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud
A Florida man was sentenced Monday to nearly three years in prison on access device fraud and aggravated identity theft charges. The sentencing follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/21/2012
New York, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud
A Russian national pleaded guilty to bribery following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).
09/24/2012
New York, NY
Document and Benefit Fraud
A Mount Vernon, N.Y., woman was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison for false personation, aggravated identity theft and bank fraud. The sentencing is a result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) and ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/27/2012
Alexandria, VA
Document and Benefit Fraud
" A man illegally living in the United States was convicted at trial late Wednesday of attempting to bribe a corrupt government official to obtain a ""green card,"" part of a long-term joint undercover investigation into a group of Chinese nationals engaged in purchasing fraudulent permanent resident alien cards."

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