(PHILADELPHIA) CBP REPORT: Sometimes things are just too easy, officers found this fake #COVID19 vaccination-card, one of 30,000 seized nationally #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Jan.16: CBP officers immediately noted the vaccination card’s poor print quality, unclear logos of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS), and uneven borders. While fake vaccination cards are selling for as much as $200, the CDC reminds people that an actual vaccination is free.

#AceDailyNews says according to to Philadelphia CBP Report: Officers Intercepts Fake #COVID19 Vax Card – One of 30K Seized Nationally: On Saturday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers were conducting routine international parcel inspections for dangerous, illegal, or prohibited products when they encountered an obviously counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination card.

Customs and Border Protection officers in Philadelphia seized a counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination card on January 8, 2022 that was shipped from Bulgaria. Since the pandemic start, CBP officers across the country have seized more than 30,000 fake vaccination cards.

The fake vaccination card was shipped from Bulgaria to an address in Stamford, Conn. Officers discovered the card was concealed inside of a greeting card which was inside of a shipping envelope. The contents were manifested as “documents.”

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP officers across the nation have seized more than 30,000 counterfeit coronavirus vaccination cards from nearly 1,200 seizures. Locally, the Baltimore Field Office, which includes the Area Port of Philadelphia, has seized a combined 1,520 fake vax cards from 41 seizures.

Unvaccinated individuals who purchase fake vaccination cards put themselves, their loved ones, and their fellow Americans at risk of contracting COVID-19 or its more serious variants. The FBI has warned the public that buying, selling, or using counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards also breaks our nation’s laws.

“Coronavirus continues to pose a serious health and safety threat to American citizens, as do unscrupulous vendors who peddle counterfeit COVID vaccination cards and the unvaccinated people who buy them,” said Joseph Martella, Area Port Director for CBP’s Area Port of Philadelphia. “Customs and Border Protection officers are extremely skilled at detecting cleverly concealed contraband and we will continue to intercept dangerous and illicit products that could harm consumers, our economy and our nation.”The fake vax card was found in a greeting card.

Customs and Border Protection officers in Philadelphia seized a counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination card on January 8, 2022 that was shipped from Bulgaria. Since the pandemic start, CBP officers across the country have seized more than 30,000 fake vaccination cards.

CBP’s border security mission is led at ports of entry by CBP officers from the Office of Field Operations. CBP officers screen international travelers and cargo and search for illicit narcotics, unreported currency, weapons, counterfeit consumer goods, prohibited agriculture, and other illicit products that could potentially harm the American public, U.S. businesses, and our nation’s safety and economic vitality.

#AceNewsDesk report ……….Published: Jan.16: 2022:

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(PHILADELPHIA) #Christmas News Report: This season is more than just presents under the tree. It’s also about food on the table with this 100yr-tradition #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Dec.25: On Friday morning, Termini Brothers Bakery in South Philadelphia continues its Christmas Eve tradition of filling out cannoli orders while customers form a line.

#AceDailyNews says according to CBSlocal News Report: A 100 Year Tradition Continues As Customers Pick Up Cannolis At Termini Brothers Bakery

December 24, 2021 at 6:59 am

Just after 3 a.m., people were already lined up to get their hands on the famed cannoli, even though the store doesn’t open until 6 a.m.

#Philly tradition 100 years in the making: cannolis from @terminibros! The line started forming at midnight. Bakery opens at 6 @CBSPhillypic.twitter.com/dZvaKs9i65

— Howard Monroe (@HMonroeNews) December 24, 2021

“I haven’t been here for two years and I decided to come back to greet my customers again,” Vince Termini Sr., the owner, said. “It’s a pleasure seeing them, a lot of them have been coming here for 30 years, so I was glad I was out there to greet them.”

The tradition has been going on now for 100 years. But it almost didn’t happen this year. 

Their 80-year-old cannoli dough maker broke. It was imported from Italy, and a replacement would’ve taken months.

They had to call in a few favors and eventually got the maker fixed just in time for the Christmas rush. 

The bakery has heaters for customers who wait in line outside, but they are asking you to be patient.

They say they are understaffed and many of the people who are here are working their first Christmas Eve If you pre-ordered, they’re asking you not to show up before your allocated time slot. 

Termini Brothers is open for all your Christmas pastry needs! @CBSPhillypic.twitter.com/Uyto9WcFGp

— Howard Monroe (@HMonroeNews) December 24, 2021

Also, don’t forget we’re still very much in the middle of a pandemic, you will need to wear a mask when in the bakery.

You can also pick up your cannolis for Termini Brothers locations on Packer Avenue and inside the Reading Terminal Market.

#AceNewsDesk report …………Published: Dec.25: 2021:

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(PHILADELPHIA) Philly Police Report: Armed robbery of Uber driver with carry permit ends with 2 suspects shot, 1 dead #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Nov.22: A Philadelphia UBER driver with a permit to carry shot two armed men who were attempting to ROB him Saturday, killing one of the suspects, according to local reports.

#AceDailyNews says Philadelphia police say Uber driver had permit to carry firearms: Three armed men approached the driver as he exited his car on the 3200 block of Longshore Avenue in Mayfair just after midnight, FOX29 Philadelphia reported, by citing police.

Fox News Flash top headlines for November 21

The suspects demanded money from the man, who told them there was some in his car, police told WPVI-TV. As the suspects searched the car, the unnamed Uber driver pulled his firearm and fired.

Surveillance video obtained by KYW-TV shows the driver firing shots at the suspects.

Police said the driver is licensed to carry a firearm, the outlets reported.

Two of the suspects, both in their 20s, were struck several times and rushed to a hospital, according to authorities. One suspect died while the other remains in critical condition.

Police said it was unclear whether the third suspect who fled was injured in the shooting.

The Uber driver stayed at the scene and waited for authorities, police told reporters.

Police said that one arrest has been made and two firearms were recovered at the scene.

Fox News has reached out to the Philadelphia Police Department for more information.

#AceNewsDesk report …………….Published: Nov.22: 2021:

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(PHILADELPHIA) JUST IN: Pregnant woman shot dead while bringing baby shower gifts inside home on Saturday evening #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Nov.21: The shooting happened before 9 p.m. ET while the woman, 32, was unloading her gifts from her car, FOX 29 in Philadelphia reported.

#AceDailyNews According to Fox News Report: A Philadelphia woman who was seven months pregnant was reportedly shot dead Saturday night after returning home from her baby shower in what authorities believe was a targeted killing By

Fox News Flash top headlines for November 20

No arrests had been made as of late Saturday

No arrests had been made as of late Saturday, according to reports. Eleven shell casings were found at the scene.

The woman was rushed to a hospital, where she and her unborn baby were pronounced dead. 

She had been shot in the head and the stomach, Philadelphia police said, according to WPVI-TV in Philadelphia. 

“The person that did this couldn’t be more cowardly,” Philadelphia Police Deputy Commissioner Christine Coulter said, according to WPVI. 

The woman’s car was still filled with gifts from the shower after she was taken to the hospital, FOX 29 reported. 

A distraught woman who said she was friends with the victim and had attended the shower could be heard at the scene crying and screaming, “What happened?!” according to video shot by a FOX 29 reporter. 

“She was a nice person up and down the street,” neighbor Tom Mcdonald told WPVI. “It’s just sad.”

#AceNewsDesk report …………..Published: Nov.21: 2021:

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(PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) WANTED: US Marshals Fugitive Taskforce Report: Arrest of a man and a woman both wanted for endangering welfare of six children #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Oct.27: Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force have arrested Christine Dunkowski, 47, and Albert Dunkowski, 54, both who were wanted for Flight to Avoid Prosecution and Default in Required Appearance. On October 6th, 2021, the Dunkowski’s skipped out of their Bucks County trial for Endangering the Welfare of 6 of their children. The U.S. Marshals Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force was then asked to assist in the fugitive investigations.

#AceDailyNews WANTED: reports On U.S. Marshals Arrest Bucks County Fugitive Couple on Friday, October 15th, at approximately 10:30am, Deputy Marshals and Task Force Officers from the Delaware and Philadelphia offices apprehended Christine Dunkowski at a motel located in the 1000 block of south Market Street in Wilmington, Delaware….

On October 21st, at 11:30am, Deputies and task force officers from Philadelphia and the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Albert Dunkowski at a bus stop in the 200 block of Belle Hill Road in Elkton, Maryland. Both arrests were made without incident. These apprehensions were a result of a joint investigation including U.S. Marshal’s Offices in Eastern Pennsylvania, the District of Delaware, the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, and the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.

Eric Gartner, U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, said “Crimes against children loom at the forefront of human tragedy. We immensely appreciate the opportunity to support Bucks County DA Matt Weintraub and the Bucks County Detectives’ always diligent efforts to identify, capture and prosecute those that perpetrate such heinous crimes.”

The Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force is a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S. Marshals in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. The task force’s objective is to seek out and arrest violent crime fugitives. Please seehttps://www.usmarshals.gov/district/pa-e/ for more information on our most wanted fugitives.

#AceNewsDesk report …………Published: Oct.27: 2021:

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(CHESTER, Pa.) PPD REPORT: Two separate shootings in Chester on Sunday night left one man dead and two others injured, police say: Police arrived at one of the shootings around 10:30 p.m. at the 800 block of East 8th Street for reports of a deceased man in a vehicle #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Oct.20: Police found the victim was sitting in the driver’s seat of a Hyundai parked in front of 815 East 8th Street with two two gunshot wounds, including one in his head, according to police. He was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from Crozer Chester Medical Center.

#AceDailyNews says according to CBSLocal Two Separate Chester Shootings Leave One Man Dead And Two Others Injured ….

– October.18, 2021 at 6:54 am

The other shooting happened just before 9:30 p.m.

Police say they were around the 2200 block of Edgemont Avenue when they heard multiple gunshots. Then, they drove toward where they believed the shots were coming from at 21st and Edgemont Avenue, where officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound in his upper leg and his foot area, police say.

While on the scene, another man walked to police and said he was shot in the calf during the same incident, according to officials.

Both victims were taken to Crozer and are in “good condition at this time,” police say.

Police do not believe that the incidents are related at this time.

#AceNewsDesk report …………….Published: Oct.20: 2021:

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(PHILADELPHIA) JUST IN: PPD REPORT: Police are investigating after shooting in ‘East Germantown’ sent a man to the hospital #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Oct.14: According to Chief Inspector Scott Small, the victim was shot several times throughout the body, including in the face. Authorities think he is in his early 20s to early 30s. He is currently undergoing surgery at a local hospital: Small told CBS3 investigators found three shell casings from a “large caliber semi-automatic weapon.” Due to the casing being within a few feet of the victim, investigators think the shooter or shooters stood close as thy fired.

#AceDailyNews says according CBSLocal East Germantown Shooting Sends Man To The Hospital, Philadelphia Police Say gunfire happened just before 4 a.m. in the 6300 block of Milton Street that’s where officers found the victim lying in the intersection of Duval and Milton Streets.

milton street shooting east germantown

Oct.14, 2021 at 6:10 am

Neighbors came out of their homes when the shooting happened and told detectives they all heard three rounds fire off. Many residents had private surveillance cameras that will help with the investigation. Authorities describe the area, which is near both the East Germantown Mount Airy sections, as typically quiet.

“This is a very quiet neighborhood, Mount Airy. We normally don’t get any calls, especially calls for shootings, in this neighborhood,” Inspector Small said. “It’s a very quiet, well-kept neighborhood so it’s unusual for something like this to happen in this particular area. So hopefully these cameras recorded something that can help with this investigation.”

Inspector Small said witnesses saw a car leave the scene, but that and a motive are still under investigation.

#AceNewsDesk report ……………Published: Oct.13: 2021:

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(AMERICA) Gun Violence Report: USA has endured yet another bloody weekend of gun violence, with at least 82 people shot and 13 killed across Chicago, Philadelphia and NYC alone #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Aug.17: Eight of those were gunned down in a single-incident at a housing complex in Brooklyn’s Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood. That came after three people were shot and killed in New York on Saturday…

#AceDailyNews says a weekend of US gun violence sees at least 82 shot in Chicago, Philly and NYC with Chicago being the worst hit, with at least 52 shootings recorded, and five killed – including a 7-year-old girl – from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening.

A weekend of gun violence in three cities across the country saw sisters Serenity, 7, left, and Aubrey, 6, Broughton shot in Chicago. Serenity would die from her injuries

MailOnline

Philadelphia saw 11 shootings, and five killed as a result, while 16 people were shot in New York City during a single, two-hour period. 

In Chicago, a seven year-old girl sitting in the back of a parked car was one of those killed during the city’s latest orgy of violence, while her six year-old sister suffered a pieced lung after she was also shot. 

The girls were shot at around 2pm on Sunday, just as their parents had buckled them into the family car on a trip to their grandmother's house

The girls’ paternal grandmother, Regina Broughton, identified the sisters at Serenity – who died –  and Aubrey Broughton, who is being treated for serious wounds in hospital following the shooting in the Windy City’s Belmont neighborhood. 

Both suffered multiple gunshot wounds, authorities said, and Serenity died at the hospital from her injuries, while Aubrey had been moved out of the ICU as of Sunday evening, suffering from a pierced lung, CBS2reported. 

Police had responded to the scene at around 2.50pm to reports of rapid gunfire in the area to find the two girls injured in the back of their mother’s parked vehicle. 

Serenity had been shot in the chest and torso, while Aubrey suffered gunshot wounds to her chest and right armpit.

Both were rushed to Loyola University Medical Center, where Serenity was pronounced dead.

Their grandmother, Regina Broughton (pictured) was expecting a visit from her two grandaughters that afternoon. Instead she made a trip to the hospital

The two had been heading out from a visit to their maternal grandmother’s house to visit Regina, who after hearing of the shooting rushed to the hospital to find Serenity had died.  

‘She was getting in a car coming from her grandma’s house, and her life was ended at that moment. I mean, that’s just senseless,’ She told CBS2. ‘

‘And you know, someone should come forth and say something. Someone should come forth and help the family, and help us – because it didn’t have to happen to her. It shouldn’t have happened to her. She was innocent. She was 7. Her birthday was coming up in November.’

Serenity was due to take a plane trip with her grandmother to South Carolina on Tuesday

As of Sunday, she said, Aubrey did not know her sister had died.

Both parents were on the scene, Regina said, and her son was on the driver’s side of the car. Their mother had just finished buckling Aubrey into the back seat. 

‘The other sister was already in her car seat buttoned up, and my son said he grabbed her – and she was just lifeless,’ the grandmother recounted. 

Regina noted that she was due to take a plane trip with the girls to South Carolina on Tuesday for a visit to Myrtle Beach. It would have been Serenity’s first trip on a plane, she said.   

‘How do you prepare yourself for something like this?’ she said. ‘She was a beautiful child. Her spirit was beautiful. Everything about her was innocent.’

Chicago Police Chief of Patrol Brian McDermott said the girls were not believed to be the intended target, and that the investigation into their death was ongoing.   

‘To say that I am sad and outraged would be an understatement. I can only hope that every resident of the city is as angry, saddened, and outraged as I am at this time,’ he said during a news conference Sunday evening. 

‘Too many young people have lost their lives to senseless gun violence in the city of Chicago.’ 

The Chicago shooting came as the city was rocked by gun violence this weekend, with 52 shootings recording and five killed

The weekend carnage in the city began at 5.15pm on Friday, when 18-year-old Nikko Mercado was killed in a drive-by shooting, CBS2 also reported.

Then, at 8.34pm on Friday a 17-year-old boy was killed and two others badly injured in a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway. 

At 12.40pm, Saturday  a 59-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed while driving in the West Humboldt Park section of the city.

At 8.15pm Saturday a 26-year-old man was shot in the torso while walking down the sidewalk in the Hyde Park neighborhood of the city. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

At 1.59am Sunday, a 33 and 34-year-old man were standing in a group in the Grand Crossing neighborhood in the city when both were shot. The 33 year old was hit in the chest and later pronounced dead. 

The gun slayings come as, more than 2,123 people had been recorded shot in Chicago before this weekend, a 12 percent increase from the same period last year, according to ABC News. 

In Philadelphia, a string of separate shootings saw five people killed and 11 injured. 

In Philadelphia, a string of shootings on Friday and Saturday saw five people killed and 11 injured

The last was reported on Saturday at 9pm, when a a 25-year-old man was shot multiple times in the Toga-Nicetown section of the neighborhood, ABC6 reported. 

At 5am Saturday morning police found a man shot lying in the parking lot of a gas station at around 5am in Philadelphia’s Wynnefield neighborhood. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Before that, two men, aged 25 and 30, were shot multiple times at around midnight Saturday in the city’s Tioga-Nicetown neighborhood, leaving the 25 year old in critical condition. The 30 year old died from his injuries. 

In the southwest area of the city, a man was shot and killed at around 2am Saturday in a Rite Aid parking lot, and shortly after that a man in his 30s was shot in the head and killed at around 3am in the city’s Kensington neighborhood. 

No arrests had been made in any of the shootings, police reported. 

As of this weekend, 1,333 had been shot in Philadelphia this year, a 19 percent increase over the same period in 2020.

In New York, the city saw three gun homicides in a four hour span on Saturday, and a shooting spree on Sunday that injured 16 in the span of about 90 minutes.

New York City also saw its share of gun violence. Police are pictured at the scene of a party shooting in Brooklyn at 12.30am Monday, when eight people were shot and injured

The killing started at 12.20am Saturday, when a man was found lying next to a motorcycle with a bullet wound to the head in the Bronx. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Then, at around 1am, a 38-year-old man was shot in Queens, and was rushed to a hospital where he too was pronounced dead.

Finally at 4 am a 27-year-old man was shot and killed while standing on the street in the Bronx. Alongside him was a 23-year-old man who was wounded.

On Sunday, a quick series of shootings began at around 11pm, Pix 11 reported, when three men in their 20s were shot on a street corner in Queens. 

Then, a half hour later, a 32-year-old man in Brooklyn was shot in the leg. 

In another shooting at 12.25am Monday, eight people were shot and injured at a large party in Brooklyn. The victims ranged in aged from 18 to 27, and one was reportedly struck in the face and left in critical condition. 

Just five minutes later, another man was shot in the head in Queens and was also left in critical condition.

Finally, at 12.35am three teenagers were shot and wounded while sitting in an SUV in Brooklyn. The driver, 18, was shot in the head and he was taken to a hospital in critical condition. 

No arrests have so far been made in the shootings, an they came as 1,109 people have been shot in the city in 2021, a 10.9 percent increase over the same period last year.  

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(PHILADELPHIA) ICE/ERO REPORT: On Monday, March, 29, Officers removed a Colombian Crime Syndicate Leader’ sentenced to prison in connection with his role in a conspiracy to invest the proceeds from the sale of hundreds of kilograms of cocaine #AceNewDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Apr.03: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO): From approximately 2001 to September 2014, Mira Perez was a high-ranking member of La Oficina de Envigado (Oficina) a Colombia-based organized crime syndicate involved in the distribution of thousands of kilograms of cocaine from Colombia to locations worldwide, including the United States:

ICE removes Colombian crime syndicate leader: ‘Fredy Alonzo Mira Perez, a/k/a Fredy Colas 54, of Medellín, Colombia, was sentenced by the U.S. District Court in Boston to seven years in prison, three years of supervised release, a $25,000 fine, and forfeiture of $4 million’

Among other things, the organization served as a debt-collection agency for narcotics traffickers; controlled the flow of narcotics through Medellín and its surroundings; and invested in shipments of narcotics to the United States and elsewhere around the world. Members of Oficina have been known to employ kidnapping, violence and extortion to achieve these ends.

As one of the leaders of Oficina, Mira Perez conspired with others to import cocaine into the United States and to invest the proceeds from those sales. For years, including from 2012 to 2014, Mira Perez’s served as Oficina’s principal debt collector. Mira Perez also was responsible for the collection of debts on behalf of other drug-trafficking organizations in Mexico and Colombia. These organizations contracted with Oficina to recoup missing drugs and drug proceeds. Among other things, Mira Perez adjudicated disputes regarding any drugs or drug money that was lost, stolen or seized by law enforcement, and he conducted investigations to determine which parties would bear responsibility for the missing drugs and drug money. Mira Perez then set a repayment schedule. Mira Perez typically charged a forty-percent commission on behalf of Oficina for all recovered drug money and he invested the commissions to fund the ongoing operations of Oficina.

Mira Perez surrendered to U.S. law enforcement officials in Bogotá, Colombia in March 2015, and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to invest illicit drug profits in April 2015. The U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), sanctioned Mira Perez and assigned him to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list based on the aforementioned activities.

Today, he was handed over to Columbian officials without incident.

ICE is charged with enforcing federal immigration laws enacted by Congress.

Members of the public who have information about 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 a tip online by completing ICE’s online tip form.

#AceNewsDesk report ……….Published: Apr.03: 2021:

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(PHILADELPHIA) ICE/ERO REPORT: Deportation of ‘Columbian Crime Syndicate Leader’ sentenced to prison in a conspiracy to invest proceeds from sale of cocaine #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Apr.02: On Monday, March, 29, Officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed an Colombian crime syndicate leader sentenced to prison in connection with his role in a conspiracy to invest the proceeds from the sale of hundreds of kilograms of cocaine.

ICE removes Colombian crime syndicate leader: ‘Fredy Alonzo Mira Perez, a/k/a Fredy Colas 54, of Medellín, Colombia, was sentenced by the U.S. District Court in Boston to seven years in prison, three years of supervised release, a $25,000 fine, and forfeiture of $4 million’

From approximately 2001 to September 2014, Mira Perez was a high-ranking member of La Oficina de Envigado (Oficina) a Colombia-based organized crime syndicate involved in the distribution of thousands of kilograms of cocaine from Colombia to locations worldwide, including the United States. Among other things, the organization served as a debt-collection agency for narcotics traffickers; controlled the flow of narcotics through Medellín and its surroundings; and invested in shipments of narcotics to the United States and elsewhere around the world. Members of Oficina have been known to employ kidnapping, violence and extortion to achieve these ends.

As one of the leaders of Oficina, Mira Perez conspired with others to import cocaine into the United States and to invest the proceeds from those sales. For years, including from 2012 to 2014, Mira Perez’s served as Oficina’s principal debt collector. Mira Perez also was responsible for the collection of debts on behalf of other drug-trafficking organizations in Mexico and Colombia. These organizations contracted with Oficina to recoup missing drugs and drug proceeds. Among other things, Mira Perez adjudicated disputes regarding any drugs or drug money that was lost, stolen or seized by law enforcement, and he conducted investigations to determine which parties would bear responsibility for the missing drugs and drug money. Mira Perez then set a repayment schedule. Mira Perez typically charged a forty-percent commission on behalf of Oficina for all recovered drug money and he invested the commissions to fund the ongoing operations of Oficina.

Mira Perez surrendered to U.S. law enforcement officials in Bogotá, Colombia in March 2015, and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to invest illicit drug profits in April 2015. The U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), sanctioned Mira Perez and assigned him to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list based on the aforementioned activities.

Today, he was handed over to Columbian officials without incident.

ICE is charged with enforcing federal immigration laws enacted by Congress.

Members of the public who have information about 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 a tip online by completing ICE’s online tip form.

#AceNewsDesk report ………..Published: Apr.03: 2021:

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#Philadelphia Police are investigating a home invasion in North that ended in gunfire early on Friday morning #AceNewsDesk reports

#AceNewsReport – Aug.25: Officers say just before 1:30 a.m. Friday, two armed men broke into a home on the 3000 block of North 23rd Street #AceNewsDesk reports

Woman Shot During Home Invasion In North Philadelphia
// CBS Philly When one of the residents ran for the front door, she was shot in the back….. She is in critical condition…… Police are now questioning two men…. They have no motive yet …. #AceNewsDesk reports are provided by Sterling Publishing & Media News

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‘ Elderly Nazi War Crimes Suspect will Remain Jailed in Philadelphia as Part of a German Criminal Case ‘

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES (Philadelphia) – July 09 – An elderly Nazi war crimes suspect will remain jailed in Philadelphia as part of a German criminal case after a U.S. judge denied him bail this week.

Defence lawyers argued that 89-year-old Johann “Hans” Breyer is in frail health and deteriorating in prison. He has heart disease and dementia, and he had a stroke in recent years.

“Due to Mr. Breyer’s age and condition, he is incapable of fleeing or endangering others, as he himself needs daily assistance,” lawyer Dennis Boyle said in a bail petition filed after his arrest last month.

German authorities hope to try Breyer on accessory-to-murder charges for his guard service at the Auschwitz death camp in 1944. Breyer told The Associated Press in 2012 that he was forced to work there as an SS guard but never took part in the mass killing of Jews and others.

He was charged last month with 158 counts of accessory to murder — one for each trainload of victims brought to Auschwitz during his time there.

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‘ Four Children Killed and Eight Homes Destroyed in Massive Blaze ‘

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES (Philadelphia) – July 06 – Four children have been killed, eight homes destroyed and 32 people displaced following a massive blaze in Philadelphia.

Four-year-old twin girls, a 4-year-old boy and a 1-month-old infant died in the fire, the cause of which remains unknown.

Witnesses, however, told NBC10 they heard firecrackers go off moments before the fire began.

Neighbours said the street turned chaotic as they along with responding police and fire-fighters attempted to find out if people were inside the homes, local media reported.

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`Two Graduates Charged with Operating an Extensive Drug Ring that Dealt in Cocaine and Marijuana in Local Schools'

#AceNewsServices – PENNSYLVANIA – April 23 (Reuters) – Two graduates of an exclusive Pennsylvania prep school were charged with operating an extensive drug ring that dealt cocaine and marijuana to students at high schools and colleges in an affluent part of Philadelphia, authorities said on Tuesday.

Neil Scott, 25, and Timothy Brooks, 18, led the effort to create a “monopoly” on drug sales in the area and used high school students to deal drugs at their local schools, Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said.

“While parents sought to provide education to their kids, these defendants sought to use the schools to create drug addicts,” Ferman said in a statement announcing their arrests.

Scott and Brooks were former lacrosse players and graduates of The Haverford School, an all-boys prep school near Philadelphia that charges $35,000 per year in tuition, prosecutors said.

They used their privileged connections to move drugs along suburban Philadelphia’s Main Line, a stretch of wealthy neighbourhoods north-west of the city, authorities said.

The two called their drug network the “main line take over project,” and “employed students from five local high schools and three colleges as what they call sub-dealers to distribute cocaine, marijuana, hash oil, ecstasy,” Ferman said.

Scott and Brooks encouraged dealers, who were assigned to specific schools, to meet quotas including selling a pound (450 grams) a week of marijuana transported to Pennsylvania from a California supplier, prosecutors said.

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3. http://news.yahoo.com/main-line-drug-ring-pennsylvania-nets-two-prep-163126368.html

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” Airlines Cancel Flights in `US’ including Philadelphia, Washinbgton DC and New York”

AOA's Flagship Denmark Boeing 377 Stratocruiser

AOA’s Flagship Denmark Boeing 377 Stratocruiser (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

#AceWorldNews says “Three Thousand Seven Hundred `US Flights Cancelled’ due to Snow and Ice”

Airlines cancelled more than 3,700 flights in the US for Thursday, as freezing precipitation moved over major airports in Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and New York, AP reported. A total of about 775 flights were canceled at Atlanta – the world’s busiest airport – as the remnants of a snow and ice storm move across the area.

On Wednesday, more than two-thirds of all scheduled flights to and from Atlanta were cancelled.

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“Obama’s Promised Land Zones for Those In Need or Making up for Lost Time”

Whitehouse#AceWorldNews says according to the latest “Press Statement” from the White House – President Obama” plans a collaborative effort between private businesses, federal state, tribal and local officials, and a number of other’s. In his latest statement he went onto say, for decades before the economic crisis, local communities were transformed as jobs were sent overseas and middle class Americans worked harder and harder but found it more difficult to get ahead.  Announced in last year’s State of the Union Address, the Promise Zone Initiative is part of the President’s plan to create a better bargain for the middle-class by partnering with local communities and businesses to create jobs, increase economic security, expand educational opportunities, increase access to quality, affordable housing and improve public safety.

Today, the President announced the next step in those efforts by naming the first five “Promise Zones”. 

English: The Choctaw Capitol Museum and Judici...

English: The Choctaw Capitol Museum and Judicial Department, Tushka Homma, Oklahoma. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The first five Zones, located in San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, have each put forward a plan on how they will partner with local business and community leaders to make investments that reward hard work and expand opportunity.  In exchange, these designees will receive the resources and flexibility they need to achieve their goals.

Each of these designees knows and has demonstrated that it takes a collaborative effort – between private business and federal, state, tribal and local officials; faith-based and non-profit organizations; children and parents – to ensure that hard work leads to a decent living for every American, in every community.

THE FIRST FIVE PROMISE ZONES AND THEIR PLANS:

San Antonio, TX (Eastside Neighborhood)

San Antonio

San Antonio (Photo credits: www.roadtrafficsigns.com)

The City of San Antonio’s key strategies include:

  • Focusing on job creation and training, including through a partnership with St. Philip’s College, in key growth areas including energy, health care, business support, aerospace/advanced manufacturing, and construction.
  • Empowering every child with the skills they need by increasing enrollment in high quality pre-K programs; installing a STEM focus in the local school district; expanding enrollment in Early College Programs; and improving adult education opportunities.
  • Expanding public safety activities to facilitate neighborhood revitalization; improved street lighting and demolishing abandoned buildings; and integrated public safety activities with social resources.

Los Angeles, CA (Neighborhoods of Pico Union, Westlake, Koreatown, Hollywood, and East Hollywood)

The City of Los Angeles’s key strategies include:

  • Increasing housing affordability by preserving existing affordable housing and partnering with housing developers to increase the supply of affordable new housing to prevent displacement.
  • Ensuring all youth have access to a high-quality education, and are prepared for college and careers through its Promise Neighborhoods initiative, by partnering with the Youth Policy Institute and L.A. Unified School District to expand its Full Service Community Schools model from 7 schools to all 45 Promise Zone schools by 2019.
  • Ensuring youth and adult residents have access to high-quality career and technical training opportunities that prepare them for careers in high-growth industries through partnerships with career and technical training schools and the Los Angeles Community College District.
  • Investing in transit infrastructure including bus rapid transit lines and bike lanes, and promoting transit-oriented development (TOD) that attracts new businesses and creates jobs.
  • Charging its Promise Zone Director and Advisory Board with eliminating wasteful and duplicative government programs.

Philadelphia, PA (West Philadelphia)

The City of Philadelphia’s key strategies include:

  • Putting people back to work through skills training and adult education; classes on small business development to support entrepreneurs; loans and technical assistance for small resident-owned businesses; and the development of a supermarket providing both jobs and access to healthy food.
  • Improving high-quality education to prepare children for careers, in partnership with Drexel University and the William Penn Foundation, through increasing data-driven instruction that informs teacher professional development; developing school cultures that are conducive to teaching and learning; mentoring middle and high school youth with focus on college access and readiness; and increasing parent engagement.
  • Preventing and reducing crime in order to attract new residents and long-term investments, through strategies such as focused deterrence, hot spots policing, and foot patrol.

English: Draper Building, Berea College, Berea

English: Draper Building, Berea College, Berea (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Southeastern Kentucky (Kentucky Highlands)

In Southeastern Kentucky, the Kentucky Highland’s Investment Corps’ key strategies include:

  • Implementing a sustainable economic effort across eight counties in the Kentucky Highlands region, focused on diversifying Southeastern Kentucky’s economy to make it more resilient.
  • Creating jobs and growing small businesses by leveraging $1.3 million of private sector funds in a revolving loan fund targeted within the Promise Zone.
  • Creating leadership and entrepreneur training for youth and industry-specific re-training opportunities for local skilled workforce, through the University of Kentucky Economic Development Initiative, the East Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, and the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation.
  • In order to ensure all youth have access to a high-quality education Berea College will run evidence-based college and career readiness programs for high school students in the Zone, while Eastern Kentucky University will expand technical education programs.

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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English: Indian territory: compiled from the official records of the records of the General Land Office and other sources under supervision of Geo. U. Mayo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma’s key strategies include:

  • Improving skills for tomorrow’s jobs, through workforce training for skilled trades and professionals and more rigorous summer and after-school programs.
  • Leveraging its role as the largest employer in southeastern Oklahoma to create a strong base for economic revitalization by working with partners, like Oklahoma State University, Eastern Oklahoma State College, and the Kiamichi Technology Center to improve workforce training for skilled trades and professionals, with a focus on providing nationally recognized STEM certifications.
  • Investing in infrastructure that lays the foundation for economic growth, including water and sewer infrastructure; these infrastructure challenges have been identified as impediments to investment in an area with otherwise strong growth potential.
  • Improving educational outcomes by working across 85 school districts throughout the region to share data for continuous improvement, and bolster early literacy and parent support programs.
  • Pursuing economic diversification by utilizing natural, historic, and cultural resources to support growth, including evaluation of market capacity for local farmers’ markets, as well as implementation of technology-enhanced “traditional” farming and ranching, and large-scale greenhouses and specialized training in business plan development, marketing, and financing to support the development of women-owned businesses in the Promise Zone.

THE PROMISE ZONES INITIATIVE

The five Promise Zones announced today are part of the 20 that will be announced over the next three years. These unique partnerships support local goals and strategies with:

  • Accountability for Clear Goals: Each Promise Zone has identified clear outcomes they will pursue to revitalize their community, with a focus on creating jobs, increasing economic activity, improving educational opportunities, increasing access to quality, affordable housing and reducing violent crime.  All Promise Zones will continuously track those outcomes, and have committed to sharing data across their community partners (private-sector, non-profits, federal, state, and local agencies, etc.)  so that each partner can work towards improvement and accountability.  The Administration will work with the Promise Zones and third-party experts to track progress and evaluate results.
  • Intensive Federal Partnership: Modeled after the Administration’s successful Strong Cities Strong Communities and Strike Force for Rural Growth and Opportunity initiatives, which have created unique partnerships between local stakeholders and the federal government, these first five Promise Zones will benefit from intensive federal support at the local level to help them implement their economic and community development goals.
  • Help Accessing Resources: Where necessary to achieve their goals, Promise Zones will get priority and be able to access federal investments that further the goals of job creation, additional private investment, increased economic activity, improved educational opportunity, and reduction in violent crime.
  • National Service:  Each Promise Zone will be provided five full-time AmeriCorps VISTA members to support their strategic plan.  These VISTAs will recruit and manage volunteers, and strengthen the capacity of Promise Zones to expand economic opportunity.
  • Investing in What Works: In order to be designated as a Promise Zone, these five communities have already demonstrated that they are pursuing strategies that have data proving their effectiveness. This same data will also help direct future federal investments to these Zones.

Cutting Taxes for Businesses: Finally, President Obama has proposed, and called on Congress to act, to cut taxes on hiring and investment in areas designated as Promise Zones – based upon the proven model of Empowerment Zones tax credits – to attract businesses and create jobs.

 

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