Human Trafficking Fugitive On ICE’s Top 10 List Extradited To United States From Mexico

Fugitive Faces Criminal Charges For Sex Trafficking In Eastern District Of New York

Raul Granados-Rendon, who had been on ICE’s most wanted list since 2010, was arrested in September 2016 in Mexico, following a joint investigation between ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Mexico City, HSI New York and the Mexican Federal Police. He was extradited to the United States on Friday and he was arraigned Saturday, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, on a 21-count indictment charging him with racketeering and racketeering conspiracy involving predicate acts of sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion; sex trafficking of minors; interstate prostitution; alien smuggling and related offenses. Granados-Rendon was ordered detained by U.S. Magistrate Judge Arlene Lindsay.

Full text in the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of New York