ICE's Top 5 for the week of Feb. 10, 2017

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ICE removes Dominican national wanted for murder

A Dominican national wanted for murder charges was removed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers. In 2012, while an active member of the Dominican National Police, Molvan shot and killed a man who was allegedly resisting arrest.  He had been found guilty in the District Court of the Judicial Department of San Pedro de Macorìs.  Molvan was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment prior to fleeing to the United States.

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ICE, FBI recognize International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation


Feb. 6 is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation to raise awareness of the harm it causes to women, girls, and societies worldwide.

ICE and the FBI are joining with U.S. and foreign government partners, non-governmental organizations and local communities in calling for the eradication of female genital mutilation and cutting. Learn more

ICE Phoenix officers deport convicted felon to Mexico to face 1999 kidnapping charges


A Mexican man wanted for kidnapping in the State of Sinaloa, Mexico, was deported by officers with ICE's ERO. According to the arrest warrant issued by Mexican authorities, Medina-Cuabras is wanted for a kidnapping where he and three other individuals organized, prepared and executed a ransom plot in August 1999. Learn more

Man convicted of smuggling artifacts from Pakistan into the US


A New Mexico man was convicted by a federal jury for multiple crimes, including his role in a conspiracy to smuggle ancient artifacts into the United States from Pakistan. According to evidence presented at trial and court records, Ijaz Khan was part of a conspiracy that smuggled ancient artifacts into the U.S., including pottery and bronze weapons stolen from burial sites and coins from a cave temple in Pakistan called the Kashmir Smast. Learn more

Sister-in-law of shooter in San Bernardino attack pleads guilty to federal conspiracy charge in immigration fraud case


The sister-in-law of the male shooter in the San Bernardino attack, pleaded guilty Thursday to federal immigration fraud charges related to a sham marriage discovered during the investigation into the Dec. 2, 2015, shooting spree that took the lives of 14 peopleLearn more

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