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06/03/2020
Baltimore, MD
COVID-19
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Operation Stolen Promise is a national operation aimed at combatting COVID-19 fraud and other related criminal activity.

06/02/2020
Salt Lake City, UT
Enforcement and Removal

Utah State Prison honored a detainer placed by ICE March 30, 2016, with the Salt Lake County Adult Detention Center, Utah and released Marco Antonio Garcia Arriaga, 30, directly to ICE custody to affect his removal from the United States.

06/01/2020
Seattle, WA
Narcotics

Troy J Klander, 38, and Zachary D. Salas, 38, are charged with conspiracy to possess fentanyl with intent to distribute. Both remain in custody following a five-month investigation of their drug trafficking activities.

06/01/2020
Dallas, TX
Child Exploitation
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Brett Jarad Monroe, 39, former associate pastor at Heritage Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas, pleaded guilty in January to one count of sexual exploitation of a child.

06/01/2020
New York, NY
Financial Crimes
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Through the rewards program, up to $5 million is being offered for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Joselit de la Trinidad Ramirez Camacho, a Venezuelan government official accused of having deep political, social and economic ties to multiple alleged narcotics kingpins, including Tareck EI Aissami.

06/01/2020
Los Angeles, CA
Document and Benefit Fraud

Jianjun Qiao (喬建軍), 56, arrived at Los Angeles International Airport Friday after being extradited by Sweden. Qiao was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and was held in federal custody over the weekend.

05/29/2020
Laredo, TX
Narcotics

Luis Angel Burnias-Reyes, 27, a resident of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, was indicted by a sitting grand jury in Houston.

05/28/2020
Springfield, MO
Child Exploitation

Ryan Daniel Crawford, 33, of Austin, Arkansas, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Crawford to pay $2,500 in restitution to one of the victims of his molestation, and sentenced Crawford to 20 years on supervised release following incarceration.

05/28/2020
Seattle, WA
Enforcement and Removal
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Officers with ICE's ERO joined local law enforcement May 28, in the search for Jorge Omar Alcantara-Gonzalez, a criminal alien wanted in connection with the disappearance of Ian Eckles.

05/28/2020
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal
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ERO New York’s Fugitive Operations Team, assisted by Special Response Team (SRT), arrested Jose Magdaleno Lopez-Calderon, 26, in Queens, New York, May 20.

05/28/2020
Salem, WI
Child Exploitation
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On May 27, 2020, law enforcement executed a search warrant at Mark A. Paglini residence in Salem, Wisconsin.

05/28/2020
Denver, CO
Document and Benefit Fraud

Galima Murry, a U.S. Army sergeant, was sentenced today to serve eight months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud and making false statements regarding that fraud to the government.

05/27/2020
New Orleans, LA
Child Exploitation

Former deputy Phillip Guidry, 35, of Houma was dismissed from his position following his arrest by HSI on 20 counts of possession of child pornography involving juveniles under the age of 13. 

05/27/2020
Denver, CO
Operational
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Fabbricatore’s area of responsibility as the FOD for the Denver office includes Colorado and Wyoming, covering over 207,000 square miles of territory with 10 sub-offices.

05/27/2020
Washington, DC
Child Exploitation
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ICE HSI Criminal Analyst Kim Reece was named as a finalist for the prestigious Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal. Ms. Reece, alongside cross-agency partners Christopher M. Janczewski, IRS-CI, and Zia M. Faruqui, DOJ, led an international criminal investigation of the largest dark web child pornography site accepting cryptocurrency to cloak more than one million video downloads.

05/27/2020
Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement and Removal

Gabriel Prisecaru, 43, a citizen of Romania, is currently wanted by Romanian law enforcement authorities for a Nov. 25, 2014, conviction for criminal association, skimming and illegal financial operations. Vasile Florian Grutoiu, 38, a citizen of Romania, is currently wanted by Romanian law enforcement authorities for refusal to submit to an alcohol blood test.

05/27/2020
Jackson, MS
Cyber Crimes

HSI Jackson special agents arrested James Haynes, 65, Jarvis Haynes, 29, and Neman Zahid, 32, of Jackson, Miss., after an original indictment returned by a federal grand jury on March 19, 2019, charged the defendants with defrauding multiple victims as part of an international tech support and telemarketing fraud scheme.

05/27/2020
Houston, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Digna Del Carmen Medina, 29, a citizen of El Salvador who was unlawfully present in the United States, was escorted from Houston, Texas, to the Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport in San Salvador, El Salvador, where she was presented to Salvadoran law enforcement authorities.

05/26/2020
McAllen, TX
Contraband

Jose Francisco Guerra, 80, from Mission, Texas, pleaded guilty May 26, before U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez, for attempting to export contraband cigarettes.

05/26/2020
New York, NY
Enforcement and Removal

On March 30, 1978, a judge sentenced Payne-Archer, also known as Karl Dean, to 25 years to life in prison for the shooting death of Taylor in Brooklyn, New York.

05/26/2020
New York, NY
Cyber Crimes
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Richard Schirripa, a/k/a “the Mask Man,” a licensed pharmacist, is charged with violating the Defense Production Act by hoarding and price gouging scarce N95 masks; making two false statements to law enforcement; committing healthcare fraud; and committing aggravated identity theft.

05/26/2020
Laredo, TX
Enforcement and Removal
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Jaime Valle-Saracay, 27, a citizen of El Salvador, was removed via an ICE Air Operations charter flight without incident. Once in El Salvador, ICE ERO officers transferred custody of Valle-Saracay to the Policia Nacional Civil (PNC) of El Salvador, to pursue criminal charges against him.

05/25/2020
Altanta, GA
Enforcement and Removal

Consistent with the agency’s protocols, the appropriate agencies have been notified about the death, including DHS's OIG, and ICE's OPR.

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