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06/27/2016

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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending June 24, 2016

ICE, US Marshals arrest 45 international fugitives with Interpol notices

June 24, 2016 – ICE, US Marshals arrest 45 international fugitives with Interpol notices

Forty-five foreign fugitives – all subjects of active Interpol notices for individuals wanted in connection with criminal activity – were arrested across the United States last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) and the U.S. Marshals Service. Arrests occurred nationwide during the three-day enforcement operation June 21 to 23. Full Story

June 22, 2016 – ICE empowers industry to protect online marketplace

ICE’s head intellectual property rights enforcer told representatives from the Senate Finance Committee last week that the agency had launched initiatives and backed external efforts that empower industry to protect the online marketplace against counterfeit goods. Full Story

June 23, 2016 – 5 extradited from Mexico to face charges for operating international sex trafficking organization

Five defendants were arraigned in federal court following their extradition from Mexico on charges of sex trafficking and related violations as the latest development resulting from coordinated bilateral human trafficking enforcement efforts. Full Story

June 22, 2016 – ICE collaborates with Latin America to combat counterfeiting

ICE Deputy Director Daniel Ragsdale told attendees at an anti-counterfeiting conference yesterday that identifying and preventing the theft of intellectual property (IP) and dismantling criminal organizations that engage in counterfeiting operations are major priorities for the agency. Full Story

June 20, 2016 – Minnesota man pleads guilty to naturalization, tax fraud

A suburban St. Paul man pleaded guilty to multiple charges related to tax refund fraud and fraudulently obtaining U.S. citizenship. Full Story

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 06/27/2016