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The U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HIS) has issued a statement today to ask for the public’s help to identify possible victims of a man who has been charged with transporting a minor for commercial sex acts. According to investigators of HIS, the press release states that Jason Daniel Gandy, 37, traveled to the cities of Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Gandy also traveled overseas to the Philippines, and Bali.

The investigation into Gandy’s travel went as far back as July 2012 when he arrived in London for the Olympics with a 15 year old boy. This arose suspicion and upon Gandy’s return to Houston he was met by HIS agents. Further investigation showed that Gandy had run a message system whereby the messages were passed on to a” client “who then had the underage message provider a sexual act.
The investigation then showed Gandy paid for the boy's trip to London and his passport fees so the boy could perform massages in London, according to the information presented in court. The investigation also revealed that Gandy molested the child on more than one occasion, and he intended to continue.

The investigation was conducted under the HIS’s program “Operation Predator”, which is an international program to protect children from sexual predators. Since its’ launch in 2003, HIS reports that the agency has arrested more than 10,000 people for crimes against children, producing and distributing online child pornography, traveling overseas for sex with minors, and sex trafficking.

On July 25, 2012, U.S. Magistrate Judge George C. Hanks Jr. Ordered Gandy to remain in custody pending further criminal proceedings.

ICE believes there may be additional unidentified victims involved in this case. Anyone with knowledge of the man's unsupervised contact with minors should contact HSI at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is seeking the public's help to identify possible victims of a man charged with transporting a minor for commercial sex acts.

According to HSI special agents, Jason Daniel Gandy, 37, frequently traveled to the Texas cities of Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio; he also traveled overseas to the Philippines and Bali, Indonesia. ICE believes there may be additional unidentified victims involved in this case. Anyone with knowledge of the man's unsupervised contact with minors should contact HSI at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE.

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