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ICE in the News - Archives: January 2015


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US agents tackle fake Super Bowl items

Boston Globe; Jan. 31, 2015

Federal agents prowling the streets here this week aren’t always searching for international terrorists. Sometimes, they’re hunting for Tom Bardy.

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Mahmoud Bazzi: US deports suspect in Irish UN troops' murders

BBC News; Jan. 31, 2015

A suspect in the 1980 murder of two Irish soldiers who were killed on United Nations duty has been deported from the United States to Lebanon

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HSI Officials: Key to stopping human trafficking is through the public's help

El Paso Times; Jan. 30, 2015

The new head of Homeland Security Investigations in El Paso on Thursday stressed the importance of the public getting involved in the fight against human trafficking and pointed to a recent local case as an example.

Nearly $20M in fake NFL gear seized since 2014

Arizona Republic; Jan. 29, 2015

Federal authorities have seized more than 350,000 counterfeit National Football League items valued at nearly $20 million dollars in the year since the last Super Bowl was played in New Jersey, officials said.

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ICE Needs Public’s Help in Locating 10 Human Trafficking Fugitives

Homeland Security Today; Jan. 29, 2015

With human trafficking rising, HSI this week made public the names and photographs of 10 fugitives wanted for human trafficking crimes in the hope that tips from the public will lead to the identification and arrest of these individuals.

National Police, U.S. ICE to swap info on deportees

Dominican Today; Jan. 29, 2015

Dominican Republic’s National Police and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Thursday agreed to exchange information about sentences in prisons of deported Dominicans.

ICE Victim Assistance Program Working to Meet Trafficked Womens' Needs

Homeland Security Today; Jan. 27, 2015

ICE HSI is a critical investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that combats criminal organizations and criminal exploitation, including domestic and international cases of human trafficking. In 2014, ICE identified more than 2,300 human trafficking victims during the course of our investigations.

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Sex traffickers are among ICE's most wanted

USA Today; Jan. 27, 2015

For a decade, federal authorities say Paulino Ramirez-Granados and Raul Granados-Rendon were known for their skill at professing love to young, lonely women. Then they smuggled the women into the U.S. from Mexico and forced them to work as prostitutes. Today, they are known as something else: fugitives.

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ICE, Homeland Security Investigations Host First Anti-Human Trafficking Seminar for Mexico Law Enforcement

Latin Post; Jan. 26, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its immigration agency hosted an anti-human trafficking seminar in Mexico with dozens of representatives from the country plagued with reoccurring drug, kidnapping and gun violence.

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