Federal News… Mexican National Pleads Guilty in Georgia to Sex Trafficking and Mann Act Charges

Mexican National Pleads Guilty in Georgia to Sex Trafficking

and Mann Act Charges

Miguel Rugerio, a Mexican national, pled guilty in Atlanta to charges of

conspiracy to illegally transport young women from Mexico into the United

States, and to harbor them, all for purposes of prostitution, and to engage in

the sex trafficking of these victims.

FBI K-9 Killed in the Line of Duty

On October 28, 2009, Federal Bureau of Investigation K-9 Freddy lost his life

in the line of duty. Freddy will be returned home to Quantico, Virginia.

A memorial will be held at Quantico

and Freddy’s name will be added to a memorial wall.

Arizona Bank Robbers Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms

Andrei Ulisses Chavez and Francisco Javier Serrano, both Mexican citizens living

in Phoenix, Arizona, two of the so-called “Wig Bandits”–who donned

wigs during the commission of armed bank robberies–were sentenced to 18 years

and 20 years in prison, respectively, for their crimes.

Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Remarks at the Tribal

Nations Listening Session

We must be open to new ideas and new approaches. We must learn from each other

what has worked – and what has not. We must acknowledge the cultural diversity

among tribal communities and embrace the challenge of providing services that

are culturally and linguistically tailored. We must dare to think differently.

Donald Mathias, 64, has been

indicted for allegedly traveling to the Philippines in 2007 and 2008 to

engage in sexual conduct with minors.

Area Law Enforcement Surprises Registered Sex Offenders During

Operation “Knock-Knock”

Nearly 400 registered sex offenders got a surprise visit from a task force of

over 20 agents from 10 area law enforcement agencies last month. The operation,

dubbed “Knock-Knock”, was led by the U.S. Marshals Service with the

intent of verifying the addresses provided by convicted sex offenders during

their initial or annual registration. Louisiana

law requires convicted sex offenders to register with local law enforcement

where they reside and work.

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