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09/15/2014

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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Sept. 12, 2014

Sept. 10, 2014 – Large-scale law enforcement effort targets downtown Los Angeles businesses linked to money laundering for drug cartels

Approximately 1,000 law enforcement officials fanned out across the Fashion District in downtown Los Angeles Sept. 10 to execute dozens of search and arrest warrants linked to businesses suspected of using "Black Market Peso Exchange" (BMPE) schemes to launder narcotics proceeds for international drug cartels. Full Story

Sept. 12, 2014 – 3 homes and overseas bank account latest assets targeted in L.A. money laundering probe

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) posted seizure notices Sept. 12 on three Los Angeles-area homes, including a mansion valued at approximately $8 million, in the latest developments stemming from Operation Fashion Police, an HSI-led probe targeting alleged large-scale money laundering by businesses in the Los Angeles garment district. Full Story

Sept. 12, 2014 – ICE employees honored for exceptional work by US Attorney General Eric Holder, Department of Justice

HSI employees were among 243 men and women honored for their exceptional work, dedication and distinguished achievements Sept. 10 by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice at the 30th Director's Awards Ceremony of the Executive Office for the United States Attorneys. Full Story

Sept. 10, 2014 – HSI special agent awarded Outstanding Federal Law Enforcement Employee Award

A Philadelphia HSI special agent has received the Women in Federal Law Enforcement Outstanding Federal Law Enforcement Employee Award for her work at HSI. Full Story

Sept. 10, 2014 – Convicted sex offender sentenced for receipt of child pornography in Georgia

A registered sex offender was sentenced Sept. 9 to 15 years in prison for receipt of child pornography following an investigation by HSI special agents. Full Story

 

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 12/05/2014