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Three indicted in human smuggling cases off the Florida Keys

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A center console boat the U.S. Coast Guard said was utilized to smuggle 26 people today from Cuba to the United States Sunday, Jan. 23, is tied to a dock.

Federal grand juries indicted a few males this month in independent migrant smuggling cases that took location off the Florida Keys concerning December and late January.

The rates appear as the Keys and South Florida are experiencing a surge in maritime migration from Cuba and Haiti. The individuals are possibly coming by makeshift vessel or by employing smugglers to ferry them to the United States.

Deyvis Borroto Gil was indicted previous week on 19 human smuggling counts — every carrying a most five-yr prison sentence — and one particular rely of conspiracy, for which he faces up to 10 many years. Court data did not have specifics of the alleged smuggling procedure, and the circumstance has been

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