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07/13/2012
Washington, DC
Professional Responsibility
James M. Woosley, the former acting director of ICE's Office of Intelligence, was sentenced today to 20 months in prison for defrauding the U.S. government. Woosley defrauded the government of more than $180,000 in a scheme involving fraudulent travel vouchers, and time and attendance claims.
08/13/2013
Tacoma, WA
Professional Responsibility
The complaint alleges CBP officer John Eric Weaver and his wife, Joy Weaver, conspired to submit falsified education reimbursement claims inflated by more than $8,000.
02/18/2015
Chicago, IL
Professional Responsibility
Vincenta Edith Peralta-Saavedra, 58, of Merrillville, Indiana, was sentenced Feb. 18 to 16 months; her son, Geovanni Ozuna-Peralta, 25, also of Merrillville, Indiana, was sentenced Jan. 22 to five years in prison by U.S. District Court Judge John J. Tharp.
07/26/2016
Los Angeles, CA
Professional Responsibility

Joohoon David Lee, 43, who currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald, who called the bribery “a very, very grave crime.” Lee pleaded guilty last December to one count of bribery, following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).

05/17/2011
Newark, NJ
Professional Responsibility
Steven Kucan was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing government property and selling it on eBay following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). Agents found nearly $40,000 worth of ICE property, including computers and two-way radio systems, at his home.
06/07/2017
Dallas, TX
Professional Responsibility

Dwight Horton, 51, from Grand Prairie, Texas, and former mission support specialist with ICE HSI, was sentenced June 7 by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade to a three-year term of probation and ordered to pay $36,000 in restitution to HSI. Horton pleaded guilty August 2016.

06/01/2012
Los Angeles, CA
Professional Responsibility
Frank Johnston, a former assistant special agent in charge for ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Los Angeles was sentenced Friday to 24 months in federal prison for obstruction of justice, giving false information to a federal prosecutor and a federal judge in Florida, and devising a scheme to have his wife paid nearly $600,000...
05/29/2019
Brownsville, TX
Professional Responsibility
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The five-count indictment was returned under seal May 28. Federal law enforcement took into custody Benito Barrientez, 42, from Lyford; Damian Ortiz, 30, from Weslaco; and Exy Adelaida Gomez, 42, from Los Fresnos, Texas.

07/19/2013
New York, NY
Professional Responsibility
An officer with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), Kordell Nesbitt, and two co-conspirators were arrested July 18 and 19 for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana.
08/13/2014
Boston, MA
Professional Responsibility
Francisco Soares, 44, of Foxborough and Paul Stein, 58, of Mashpee, were charged with conspiracy to impersonate a federal officer and falsely impersonating a federal agent.
07/30/2015
Los Angeles, CA
Professional Responsibility
Gregory J. Chavez, 51, was taken into custody Wednesday at his Porter Ranch residence and is being held on $1.2 million bond pending his arraignment in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Chavez is charged with 40 felony counts, including residential burglary, grand theft by false pretense and attempted grand theft by false pretense.
04/20/2016
Seattle, WA
Professional Responsibility
Jonathan M. Love, 58, pleaded guilty in January 2016 to deprivation of constitutional rights under color of law. At Wednesday’s sentencing Magistrate Judge Brian A. Tsuchida said, “This is a very sad day…for no good reason you did great harm to this victim.
10/28/2011
Orlando, FL
Professional Responsibility
Marin Mutafov Christo and Anu Christo of Orlando, Florida were arrested Thursday for attempting to bribe a U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agent. The agent immediately reported the bribery to the Office of Professional Responsibility, and then continued working in an undercover capacity to assist with the investigation.
04/06/2017
New York, NY
Professional Responsibility

Juan Anthony Nieves, 49, was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for impersonating a federal immigration official to deceive victims in New York and Connecticut.

03/02/2012
Washington, DC
Professional Responsibility
Three other individuals have also pleaded guilty to charges related to the scheme
10/11/2018
Miami, FL
Professional Responsibility

Gopaul Parmanand, 41, of Palm Beach Gardens, pleaded guilty to impersonating an ICE Special Agent by fraudulently claiming to be a federal agent and by carrying and displaying a fraudulent badge.

07/02/2012
Tucson, AZ
Professional Responsibility
Jovana Samaniego Deas, a former special agent with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), was sentenced Friday to 30 months in federal prison following a multi-agency investigation that revealed she illegally accessed, stole and transferred sensitive U.S. government documents to unauthorized individuals and obstructed HSI investigations.
01/08/2014
Newark, NJ
Professional Responsibility
Kordell Nesbitt, a former immigration enforcement agent with ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO), pleaded guilty Wednesday to his involvement in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana. From May 2013 through July 2013, Nesbitt arranged for the shipment of cocaine and marijuana into the New York City-area.

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