Monday
May042015

Human trafficking fugitive on ICE’s top 10 list arrested in Mexico

FACETStv supports and applaudes the efforts of ICE in our united efforts to curb Human Trafficking. We wanted to share some good news from the folks at ICE
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We appreciate your continued engagement on the issue of human trafficking, and wanted to share with you a story of the arrest of a human trafficking fugitive on U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) top 10 list. Please see the ICE press release below for more information on this case, which was the product of a joint  between ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Mexico City, HSI New York and the Mexican Federal Police.

It is through the dedication of stakeholders like you that we are able to investigate cases and eventually bring traffickers to justice. To learn more about human trafficking, how to identify victims, and report suspected cases of human trafficking, please visit www.dhs.gov/bluecampaign.

 

Human trafficking fugitive on ICE’s top 10 list arrested in Mexico

Arrest follows international media outreach

TENANCINGO, Mexico — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Mexican Federal Police announced Thursday the capture of one of ICE’s top 10 most wanted human traffickers. Paulino Ramirez-Granados was arrested March 31 in Tenancingo, Mexico, following a joint investigation between ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Mexico City, HSI New York and the Mexican Federal Police.

 

Ramirez-Granados, who had been on the most wanted list since 2010, was charged in the Eastern District of New York with sex trafficking, alien smuggling, money laundering and conspiracy to import aliens.

 

“The sexual exploitation of human beings is one of the vilest crimes committed against humanity,” said ICE Director Sarah R. Saldaña. “I commend the Mexican Federal Police and the HSI Attaché Office in Mexico City for their commitment to tracking down Ramirez-Granados. This arrest is a testament to the outstanding bilateral relationship between Mexico and the United States.”

 

The HSI New York investigation into the Granados sex trafficking organization began when a nongovernmental organization referred a trafficking victim to HSI. The victim had been smuggled into the United States and forced into prostitution in June 2000 by a member of the Granados family.  She provided a detailed account of the physical and sexual assaults she suffered by a member of the Granados organization and threats made to the safety of her children when she said she no longer wanted to work as a prostitute.

 

HSI special agents identified and rescued 25 additional victims – all Mexican nationals – and 19 additional traffickers or smugglers, all members or associates of the Granados family. Several victims were sexually assaulted by their traffickers, others were physically assaulted, and all were threatened with harm to their family members.

 

Members of the Granados family would befriend or romance young, uneducated women before pressuring them or coercing them into prostitution in Mexico. They would then smuggle their victims into the United States and transport them to the New York City area to work as prostitutes.  Granados family members would take all money earned by the victims and maintain control over the victims through physical and sexual abuse and threats of harm to the victims’ families. Several of the victims had children with their traffickers and were threatened with the loss of their children if they did not continue to work as prostitutes and earn money for the Granados family.

 

To date, 13 members of the Granados organization have been indicted in the Eastern District of New York on sex trafficking charges. Twelve have been arrested, and one – Raul Granados-Rendon – remains a fugitive.

 

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Granados Rendon should immediately; contact the local ICE office or call the national hotline at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE (866-347-2423) as soon as possible. From outside the U.S. and Canada, callers should dial 802-872-6199. Tips can also be submitted online at www.ICE.gov/tips.

Sunday
Apr192015

FACETStv - Premiere of OC Most Wanted / EOB INNOVATION - Dr. Deb Ferber 

Pt. 1 - Premiere of OC MOST WANTED - a new FACETStv segment connecting the Public with Law Enforcement in solving crimes. Lt. Jeff Hallock of Orange County Sheriff's Dept. shares two cases that the public can help solve.
Pt. 2 - EyeOnBusiness INNOVATION - Dr. Deb Ferber of Brandman University discusses many helpful insights on helping Entrepreneurs to be Successful

Tuesday
Apr072015

FACETStv - Sheriff Sandra Hutchens

Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens discusses the budgetary and legal challenges of running the largest Sheriff's department in the State of California. The Sheriff's Plan of Action has to balance the wants and needs of all the residents of the County.

Monday
Mar302015

FACETStv / EyeOn Productions - Guide Dogs of America / Judge Jim Gray 

Pt 1 - Guide Dogs of America talks about their mission to train puppies for eventual placement with the Visually Impaired.

Pt 2 - Judge Jim Gray with a series of short monologues on critical issues facing our country today.

Sunday
Mar152015

FACETStv / EOB - Marc Maiffret, FIND 'EM / The Berkus Report RAISING CASH 

Pt 01 - Mar Maiffret - Discusses his infamous past as a hacker. And, how now his success as a Cyber-Security expert.
Pt 02 - FIND 'EM founders Dr. Cobi Webb and Travis Shows talk about the development of this new tool available now that significantly increases the chances for finding lost or wandering loved ones.  Primarily used for children, autistic and Alzheimer's patients.
Pt 03 - Dave Berkus and The Berkus Report for EyeOnBusiness talks about RAISING CASH.  The right ways and wrong ways of financing your business as an Entrepreneur.

Sunday
Sep142014

FACETStv - Judge Jim Gray - FERGUSON

Judge Jim Gray discusses the events of FERGUSON.

Monday
Nov112013

FACETStv - Chief Cisneros of the Huntington Park PD

Chief George Cisneros of the Huntington Park Police Department discusses his approach to modernizing his department. The Chief discusses his attitudes on topics from Technology to Personal Relationships within the community.

Both Fascinating and Insightful
Saturday
Oct052013

FACETStv - Rhonda Sciortino

Rhonda Sciortino is a Survivor. She discusses her efforts as an advocate for children in a system that is overwhelmed.

Rhonda has overcome abuse, homelessness, and poverty to become an influential and successful Christian speaker, inspirational author, businessperson, and child advocate. Rhonda teaches people how to become successful and happy not despite their difficulties, but specifically because of them.

Saturday
Sep072013

FACETStv Erin Runnion - The Joyful Child Foundation

Erin Runnion is the Founder of The Joyful Child Foundation. Erin discusses her efforts in teaching both children and adults about child safety, abduction avoidance and situational awareness.
Wednesday
Feb132013

FACETStv - Jeff Miller of SAFEHOUSE - DIRECTOR's CUT version

 

 

DIRECTOR's CUT with never before seen footage. Shot at a covert base in the desert. Jeff Miller of SAFEHOUSE talks about the extensive specialized trainings for Military and Civilians. Executive Protection and Advanced Evasive Driving techniques. Worldwide training and operations for personnel recovery.

Wednesday
Feb132013

FACETStv - Jeff Miller of SAFEHOUSE - AIR version

 

Jeff Miller of SAFEHOUSE talks about the extensive specialized trainings for Military and Civilians. Executive Protection and Advanced Evasive Driving techniques. Worldwide training and operations for personnel recovery.
Wednesday
Feb132013

FACETStv - Gregg Reese - Clear Image Investigations

 

Retired 20-year police officer, Greg Reese, talks about his groups efforts to stop Human Trafficking and Prostitution in Orange County.
Friday
Jan112013

FACETStv - Anaheim PD - Craig Freisen of the Vice Squad

Sgt. Craig Freisen of the Anaheim Police Departments Vice Squad talks with Kevin McDonald of FACETStv. Sgt. Freisen explains the objectives of the new police operation to help victims of exploitation and abuse. A dedicated group of officers, along with community volunteers try and help underage teen prostitutes to get off of the streets and back to a normal life.
Saturday
Dec222012

Fight Against Human Trafficking  

Thursday
Nov222012

FACETStv - TEDxOrangeCoast Behind-the-Scenes

EyeOnProductionsapos; FACETStv was given Exclusive Backstage Access to TEDxOrangeCoast 2012 event: "Redefining Relevance".

We had to struggle to determine just which of the many interviews would make our 30 min. show.  Rick Warren, Jackie Emerson, Pascal Finette and Nigel Nesbit, just to name a few!

Special THANK YOU to Mojdeh Eskandari and Amir Banifatemi for their incredible work and graciousness in granting FACETStv this access.

CHECK IT OUT!
See all episodes of EyeOnProductions - FACETStelevision, EyeOnBusiness, Ask Dino Sho http://blip.tv/eyeonproductions#EpisodeArchive
Visit EyeOnProductions - FACETStelevision, EyeOnBusiness, Ask Dino Show's series page http://eyeonproductions.com

Sunday
Sep232012

FACETStv - Tim Jemal

 

Candidate Tim Jemal discusses the issues that face South Orange County Community Colleges and why he is running for Trustee

FACETStv - Tim Jemal from EyeOnProductions - FACETStelevision, EyeOnBusiness, Ask Dino Show Like this? Watch the latest episode of EyeOnProductions - FACETStelevision, EyeOnBusiness, Ask Dino Sho on Blip! http://blip.tv/eyeonproductions/watch

Sunday
Sep232012

FACETStv - SAFEHOUSE

SAFEHOUSE:  Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection
Executive Protection | Evasive Driving | Firearms Training | PSD Training

FACETStv on location with SAFEHOUSE from a secret military base.

Thursday
Jul262012

FACETStv - Elizabeth Smart

Abduction Survivor, Elizabeth Smart discusses her efforts to help other children who are trapped in the world of Child Pornography. Taped at the Squeaky Wheel Tour launch where musicians play and raise awareness of Missing Persons. Jannel Rap has organized this nationwide awareness-raising tour as a result of her own sister being abducted.
Sunday
Jul152012

FACETStv - Teaser - Gov. Johnson / Judge Jim Gray on DRUG POLICY

Libertarian 2012 presidential and vice presidential candidates, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson and Retired Superior Court Judge, Jim Gray, give an exclusive interview to FACETStelevision. Author and FACETStelevision Producer/Host, Kevin McDonald conducted the in-depth interview.
Sunday
Jul152012

FACETStv - Teaser - Gov. Johnson TAKING VOTES FROM OTHER PARTIES

Libertarian 2012 presidential and vice presidential candidates, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson and Retired Superior Court Judge, Jim Gray, give an exclusive interview to FACETStelevision. Author and FACETStelevision Producer/Host, Kevin McDonald conducted the in-depth interview.