ICE removes a Frenchman convicted of organized fraud, wanted in France


WASHINGTON – On September 3, US Immigration and Customs (ICE) officers deported an illegally present Frenchman wanted by French law enforcement for organized fraud. Stany N’Goma Mavambu, 24, was returned to France and handed over to French authorities.”This individual attempted to flee to the United States to escape justice in his home country, committing additional crimes here,” said Matthew Munroe, acting director of the Washington field office. “Thanks to the partnership and cooperation of local law enforcement agencies, we were able to place him in our custody and return him safely to serve his sentence.”

N’Goma entered the United States in 2016 as a visitor under the visa waiver program, but was unable to leave under the terms of the program. On May 24, 2018, the court of first instance in Orleans, France, found N’Goma guilty of organized fraud and sentenced him to four years in prison. On June 22, 2019, the Fairfax County Police Department arrested N’Goma on local charges, including four charges of petty theft. ICE housed an inmate at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center in Fairfax, Va., And N’Goma was transferred to ICE custody on June 28, 2019. He received an administrative removal order due of his violation of the terms of the visa waiver program which was confirmed by an immigration judge in Arlington, Va. on January 30, 2020.

The ICE has deported hundreds of thousands of criminal aliens, some of whom fall under the high-level referral category, since the agency was established in March 2003.

High-profile referrals include those wanted for a crime in another country, such as murder, rape, sexual abuse of a minor, drug offenses, trafficking in strangers, fraud or theft. Others include people who pose risks to national security, such as suspected terrorists, people involved in counter-proliferation crimes, or people on the terrorist watch list and / or the no-go list. theft, as well as perpetrators of human rights violations or war crimes.

ICE kidnapped or returned 267,000 foreigners during fiscal year 2019. During fiscal year 2019, 86% of ORE administrative arrests concerned foreigners convicted in criminal proceedings or awaiting criminal proceedings.

ICE focuses on eliminating threats to public safety, such as convicted criminal aliens and gang members, as well as individuals who have violated our country’s immigration laws, including those who have returned illegally to the country after being deported and immigration fugitives ordered by federal immigration. judges.

Members of the public who have information on foreign fugitives are urged to contact ICE by calling the ICE Tip Line at 1 (866) 347-2423 or internationally at 001-1802-872-6199. They can also file advice online by completing the ECI online advice form.


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