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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 April 5, 2013

April 1, 2013 Maryland man sentenced for obstructing investigations related to government security clearance

A Potomac, Md., man was sentenced for obstruction of agency proceedings, in connection with false statements he made to investigators during his background investigation for a high-level government security clearance. The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations ( HSI ), FBI and Defense Criminal Investigative Service.
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April 3, 2013 More than 100 arrested in HSI-led Connecticut drug bust

In a massive drug enforcement operation led by HSI, more than 100 individuals were arrested on charges related to the large-scale trafficking of heroin and cocaine from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico into and around southeastern Connecticut.
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April 3, 2013 ICE deports MS-13 gang member wanted for murder in El Salvador

An El Salvadoran MS-13 gang member, wanted for a 2009 murder in his home country, was deported for the third time by officers with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations ( ERO ) and turned over to law enforcement officials in El Salvador.
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April 4, 2013 Accused Korean 'madam' captured by ICE returned to Korea

A Korean national, wanted in her native country for operating a Los Angeles-based prostitution ring, was turned over to South Korean law enforcement representatives at Seoul Incheon International Airport by ERO officers.
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April 4, 2013 Operation Broken Secret nets 10 arrests for child pornography

In what is considered to be an unprecedented increase in the number of child pornography cases in Puerto Rico, HSI special agents, working jointly with officers assigned to the Puerto Rico Crimes Against Children Task Force, arrested 10 individuals on child pornography charges in a period of nine weeks. The latest arrests took place in the municipalities of Ponce, Guaynabo, Barranquitas and Toa Alta.
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