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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.
08/09/2011
Washington , DC
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Members of an online network called Dreamboard allegedly traded graphic images and videos of adults molesting children 12 years old and younger.
08/22/2011
Los Angeles, CA
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Ninderjit Singh, 33, an Indian national and legal resident of Canada, was taken into custody Friday afternoon following a traffic stop traffic stop near his San Jacinto, Calif., home. Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), and the police departments in Santa Monica, Calif., and El Monte, Calif., assisted Los Angeles HSI agents with the enforcement actions leading to Singh's arrest.
08/30/2011
Tampa, FL
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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.

08/31/2011
New York, NY
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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.
09/07/2011
Brunswick, GA
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ICE Director John Morton and Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Director Connie Patrick officially opened the ICE Academy complex during a joint ribbon cutting ceremony held at the FLETC headquarters Wednesday.
09/13/2011
Raleigh, NC
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A criminal complaint unsealed today in federal court charges a Raleigh man, 68, with falsely assuming and pretending to be an officer acting under the authority of the United States and, in that capacity, demanding and obtaining money.
09/15/2011
Tampa, FL
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A Florida orange juice manufacturer and three Tampa Bay area counties are partnering with ICE to reduce fraud and the hiring of illegal workers. Cutrale Citrus Juices USA, Inc., and the Boards of County Commissioners for Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties officially became IMAGE partners at a signing ceremony in Tampa Thursday.
09/15/2011
Denver, CO
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A local environmental waste recycling company, Executive Recycling Inc., its chief executive officer, and its former vice president of operations were indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday on charges of wire and mail fraud, and environmental crimes.
09/16/2011
Washington, DC
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This week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) hosted a 'Partnerships for Public Safety' roundtable discussion with approximately 15 law enforcement leaders from across the country to discuss how communities are safer when local agencies partner with ICE.
09/20/2011
Mobile, AL
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Leaders of the Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (LECC) for the Southern District of Alabama were selected as this year's winners of the ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Exemplary Partnership Award. ICE HSI announced the award during this year's annual manager's meeting on Sept. 13.
09/21/2011
Wichita, KS
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The former owners of Alnoor Grocery Store and a food stamp recipient pleaded guilty on Wednesday to food stamp fraud, following an investigation ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and other agencies.
09/26/2011
Newark, NJ
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A 56-year-old Ecuadorian national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away early Monday morning at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, N.J., due to an apparent heart attack.
09/30/2011
Honolulu, HI
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Twenty-four civilian contract employees working on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam were arrested for outstanding warrants Wednesday and Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
10/03/2011
Farmville, VA
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A 33-year-old El Salvadoran national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Sunday afternoon at the University of Virginia (UVA) Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va.
10/06/2011
El Paso, TX
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Mauro Antonio Rivera-Romero, an El Salvadoran national in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Wednesday evening at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.
10/11/2011
Laurel, MS
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A deputy from Jones County Sheriff's Office, Lt. Scott Paxson, was recognized by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the 2011 Partnership for Public Safety Award. Paxson received a certificate and medallion from ICE Director John Morton.
10/11/2011
Detroit, MI
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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the so-called 'underwear bomber,' pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to eight counts of terrorism-related charges. As Flight 253 was on descent on Christmas day, 2009 into Detroit Metropolitan Airport, the defendant detonated a bomb in his underwear, which resulted in a fire, but otherwise did not fully explode.
10/17/2011
Minneapolis, MN
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Andre George Mehilove pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Monday to manufacturing counterfeit postage-meter stamps in a case investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in cooperation with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS). Mehilove admitted that he created counterfeit postage-meter stamps using his personal computer...
10/20/2011
Boston, MA
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ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced the dedication of an expanded new state-of-the-art forensic laboratory in Boston Friday.
11/02/2011
Phoenix, AZ
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When U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was looking for a community relations officer for the Phoenix area, Rudy Bustamante was the perfect fit. Two years into the position, he works tirelessly to educate advocacy groups, schools, neighborhoods, and local law enforcement agencies about ICE.
11/07/2011
Buffalo, NY
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Tricia Griffith, 37, formerly of Niagara Falls, N.Y., admitted taking her child from a residence in Niagara Falls to Jamaica in June 2010. The defendant left the area without the knowledge of the child's father and in violation of a court order of custody issued previously by a Niagara County Supreme Court judge.
11/10/2011
Gulfport, MS
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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department was recognized by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the Partnership for Public Safety Award for 2011. Under Sheriff Melvin Brisolara, the department has provided dedicated manpower and assistance to the ICE HSI Gulf Coast Border Enforcement Security Task Force.
11/14/2011
El Paso, TX
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Christmas came early this year for Kyle Cox, a terminally ill teenager from El Paso, Texas who has always dreamed of becoming a law enforcement agent. On Nov. 3, agents from the ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) office in El Paso made that wish come true.
11/15/2011
Houston, TX
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A 30-year-old Hempstead, Texas, resident and former student at Prairie View A and M University, was convicted Nov. 14 for attempting to provide material support to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

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