Sunday, September 2, 2012

ICE 5 TOP STORIES INCLUDING THE ARREST OF A MAN INVOLVED IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY PROBE AND A GANG MEMBER ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL REENTRY TO THE USA



ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Aug. 31, 2012
Aug. 31, 2012 — MS-13 gang member sentenced for illegally re-entering the United States
An El Salvador citizen and MS-13 gang member was sentenced to 12 months in federal prison for illegally re-entering the United States. This illegal re-entry case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE)  Full Story

Aug. 31, 2012 — HSI Newark and Spanish authorities combat narcotics smuggling
ICE  special agents, along with the Spanish Guardia Civil, arrested three individuals Tuesday in Barcelona, Spain, pursuant to a controlled delivery of 2.23 kilograms of cocaine in Newark, N.J. Full Story

Aug. 30, 2012 — Additional Kansas man arrested on charges stemming from international child pornography probe
Robert Poe III, of Kansas City, Kan., was arrested and charged with three counts of traveling to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. He is the latest suspect to be charged in an international child pornography probe that has resulted in numerous arrests worldwide. Full Story

Aug. 29, 2012 — Leader of Internet piracy group 'IMAGiNE' pleads guilty to copyright infringement conspiracy
Following an investigation by HSI, a Portsmouth, Va., man pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to commit criminal copy infringement for his role in illegally obtaining and disseminating digital copies of copyrighted motion pictures showing in theaters. Full Story

Aug. 27, 2012 — Hong Kong jewelry exporter pleads guilty to customs fraud
A Hong Kong-based jewelry exporter pleaded guilty to customs fraud charges and is facing nearly $2 million in fine and restitution. The scheme was discovered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Regulatory Audit Unit and investigated by HSI. Full Story

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