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Columbian Drug Lord Bribes Federal Agent with Cash, Sex

After succumbing to bribes from Columbian drug lord, Jose Bayron Piedrahita, a former federal agent in Miami persuaded federal prosecutors to dismiss Piedrahita from indictment in one of the largest drug smuggling cases in U.S. history.

Former HSI Agent Accused of Stealing Drug Money

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A former Homeland Security Investigations agent was accused of using his position to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars of drug money and then laundering the money through real estate transactions and foreign banks.

Georgia Man Spent Lottery Winnings on Crystal Meth Business

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After winning $3 million from a lottery scratch-off game in 2015, a Georgia man sensibly chose to invest those gains. Unfortunately for him, his investment in a crystal meth business earned him decades behind bars.

ICE Agents Bust International Sex Trafficking Ring

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A joint-effort between Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations in New York and the Mexican Federal Police led to the arrest of six people on sex trafficking-related charges.

ICE Arrests More than 400 International Fugitives

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Thanks to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) National Fugitive Operations Program (NFOP), 406 foreign fugitives were arrested this fiscal year. 

This Week on FEDtalk: How ICE Trains HEROs to Rescue Exploited Children

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Many are surprised to discover the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has a sizeable branch devoted to investigating online child exploitation crimes. Not only does this unit exist, but ICE also trains military veterans for elite analyst careers in this field via its Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) program.

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Preparing for 2020 with Public Employee Groups

Tune in to FEDtalk this week to hear from public employee groups about their plans for 2020. Guests from across the federal community will discuss the biggest issues of 2019 spilling into the new year, policy priorities for their organization, and important events every federal employee should look out for this year.

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FLEOA Successfully Advocates for Change to Michigan LEOSA Policy

On Tuesday, FLEOA President Larry Cosme issued a letter on Michigan LEOSA policy.  The full text of the statement is below.

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