Inside ICE: Volume 2, Issue 9

Two Americans Convicted In China For Counterfeit DVD Scheme

Washington, D.C. - A joint investigation by ICE and the Chinese Ministry of Public Security that cracked a massive DVD Internet piracy ring last year has led to the conviction and sentencing of two U.S. citizens in China. More


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ICE Arrests More Than 155 MS-13 Gang Members

Washington, D.C. - ICE agents continue to round up members of the violent Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, street gang in cities throughout the United States as part of Operation Community Shield.. More


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ICE Cracks California Cigarette Trafficking Ring

Riverside, Calif. - A nearly three-year undercover investigation into contraband cigarette trafficking in Southern California culminated last week with the arrest of 11 suspects and the seizure of more than $250,000 in currency. More


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ICE Removes Australian Man Who Caused U.S. Capitol Security Lockdown

Washington, D.C. - A man who stood outside the U.S. Capitol with two black suitcases and caused a security incident until U.S. Capitol Police SWAT officers subdued him was expelled from the United States by ICE on April 14. More

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ICE Deports Man Wanted For Kidnapping 7-Year-Old Boy

Atlanta, Ga. - A 19-year-old man wanted by Mexican authorities for kidnapping a seven-year-old boy was deported March 23 by ICE detention and removal officers. More


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ICE Arrests 18 In Worksite Security Crackdown

San Diego, Calif. - Eighteen foreign nationals working illegally at a San Diego ship maintenance company were arrested April 14 after an ICE audit revealed that half the company’s employees were not authorized to work in the United States. More


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Mexican Smuggler Gets Jail Time For Dragging Man To Death

Houston, Tx. - A convicted alien smuggler was sentenced April 14 to 12˝ years in prison for dragging a man to death over a smuggling fee dispute last summer, following an investigation by ICE agents. More


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New York Child Pornographer Sentenced To More Than 12 Years

Albany, N.Y.—A former youth hostel owner and long-time child pornographer who admitted to having sex with a child was sentenced April 11 in U.S. District Court to more than 12 years in prison following an extensive ICE investigation. More


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ICE Executive Leadership Conference

DHS Secretary Michael V. Chertoff (left) praised ICE's commitment to the nation's Homeland Security mission at the ICE Executive Leadership Conference in Lansdowne, Va., on April 19. More