This ICE Instagram Account Kinda Proves Not EVERYONE Needs To Be On Instagram
Looking for a new Insta account to follow? If drugs, guns and counterfeit property tickle your fancy, you should follow ICE. Yes, ICE, as in Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
They’ve got a few photos that are exactly what you’d expect on Instagram. Like this shot of two agents looking at a city skyline contemplatively…
This candid shot of agents at work…
And the requisite shot with a celebrity.
But wait – they also post photos of people they’ve apprehended. This guy is an alleged human trafficker:
This guy was busted for being an Alex Rodriguez fan. Just kidding. He’s a foreign national described as an “enforcement priority.”
This guy, an alleged gang member, appears to be cracking an uneasy smile for the camera. Someone must have told him it was for Instagram.
However, not everyone says “cheese” for ICE. These two men, described as MS-13 gang members, are dead serious. They were deported.
So what else does ICE post? Photos of agents organizing raids…
And the items they seize in some of those raids.
#ICE HSI’s Columbus Bulk Cash Smuggling Task Force made 371 arrests in 2015, more than tripling last year’s arrest totals. Since 2012, the task force has seized more than $8,924,272.60 in illicit proceeds from criminal organizations. In 2015, more than $1.6 million was seized and forfeited as a result criminal investigations. In addition to the 2015 cash seizures, the task force seized 25 firearms, 58,901 grams of cocaine, 10,891 grams of heroin, 429 pounds of marijuana and 243 units of illegal prescription pills.
They also seize counterfeit items, like this fake Chicago Blackhawks merchandise.
And once in a while, they’ll also post a random dinosaur fossil. This one was stolen, recovered by ICE and sent back to its owner in China.
But mostly, they publish wanted posters with hashtags like #MostWantedWednesday. Fun, right?!
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