Homeland Security Launches Smart Phone App to Locate Suspect Child Predators

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is launching a new smartphone app – the first of its kind in U.S. federal law enforcement – designed to seek the public’s help with fugitive and unknown suspect child predators. All tips can be reported anonymously through the app, by phone or online, 24 […]

Chester Named to “Texas Super Lawyers” List

J. F. (Jim) Chester, founding principal in the Dallas-based business & innovation law firm of CHESTER pllc, was recently selected for inclusion on the 2013 Texas Super Lawyers® list. Chester will be listed in the intellectual property practice section, although his practice also covers a broad range of business, technology and international transactional matters. Texas […]

US Exports Reach $189.4B in July

The United States exported $189.4 billion in goods and services in July 2013, according to data released earlier by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department. July’s exports came in just shy of June’s all-time record high of $190.5 billion. “These numbers demonstrate that President Obama’s National Export Initiative continues to […]

Iranian Citizen Sentenced to 48 months for Illegal Export Conspiracy

An Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 48 months in prison for conspiracy to illegally export more than 3,000 electronic components from the United States to Iran through Hong Kong, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Washington, D.C. Arsalan Shemirani, 30, was also sentenced to forfeiture […]