James  Spero

James Spero

Mr. Spero is currently the Special Agent in Charge at U.S. Homeland Security Investigations and responsible for the Buffalo, New York area. He has direct oversight of all immigration and customs related investigations within the northern and western districts of New York. Mr. Spero supervises over 160 law enforcement officers and support personnel in Buffalo, Albany, Syracuse, Massena, and Rouses Point. Prior to that assignment, Mr. Spero was the Deputy Assistant Director of the ICE Transnational Crime and Public Safety Division. In this position he had programmatic and operational oversight of the human smuggling and trafficking, immigration identity and benefit fraud, worksite enforcement, and commercial fraud and intellectual property rights programs within Homeland Security Investigations.