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from ICE - Top Stories
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Mar 8, 2013

March 4, 2013 Authorities dismantle multi-state prostitution ring that operated over Internet

Federal officials announced the indictment of six defendants for their alleged role in a multi-state prostitution ring that recruited women from Asia to serve as sex workers and then required them to pay off as much as $60,000 in smuggling debts.
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March 5, 2013 2 brothers and hit-man convicted of racketeering and murder conspiracies involving Chicago false ID document ring

Three local men are facing mandatory life imprisonment after a federal jury found them guilty Monday of racketeering conspiracy, murder in aid of racketeering and related crimes after a six-week trial. The guilty verdicts resulted from an investigation conducted by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations ( HSI ).
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March 6, 2013 Mexican national sentenced in child solicitation case

A Mexican citizen was sentenced for traveling into the United States with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct. The case was investigated by HSI with the assistance from the Webb County (Texas) Sheriff's Office.
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Mar. 7, 2013 MS-13 gang leader pleads guilty to racketeering and murder conspiracy charges

The former leader of the Flushing, Queens, chapter of the violent international gang La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13, pleaded guilty to racketeering and murder conspiracy charges. This plea stems from an investigation by HSI and the Yonkers (N.Y.) Police Department.
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Mar. 8, 2013 Criminal alien child molester pleads guilty to illegally re-entering US

A Honduran criminal alien, convicted of child molestation in Florida, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of illegally re-entering the United States following a prior removal. ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations ( ERO ) arrested the man March 26, 2012, in Jefferson Parish as part of Operation Cross Check , a national ERO initiative targeting fugitive aliens.
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