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Ex-ICE agent sentenced for impersonating officer in Kansas


February 26, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in prison for impersonating an immigration supervisor in a foiled attempt to free a Mexican immigrant from a Kansas jail, authorities said.

Andrew J. Pleviak, 42, of Topeka pleaded guilty in December to falsely claiming to be an officer of ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations, the U.S. attorney's office said in a news release.

Pleviak identified himself as another man who is an actual ICE agent in an effort on Sept. 3 to get an acquaintance out of the Kingman County...

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