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Family Fraudsters

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:00
A father and son who carried out a loan fraud scheme that caused more than 100 unsuspecting investors in their advertising company to lose $63 million have been convicted and sentenced.

The Homegrown Threat

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 00:00
A list of nearly four dozen indicators that someone might be planning to commit an act of extremist violence is contained in a newly updated publication released by the country’s foremost counterterrorism organizations.

The Bureau’s First Director

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 23:00
In 1908, Stanley W. Finch became the head of the organization that would eventually become the Federal Bureau of Investigation, giving it a strong start in key areas of the FBI’s responsibilities that continue to this day.

Airport Terrorist Sentenced

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 02:33
The FBI and Royal Canadian Mounted Police teamed up to investigate the the stabbing of an airport police officer in Michigan, which led to a terrorism conviction and life sentence for the Canadian perpetrator.

Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 03:36
For years, a San Diego-based fraud ring cheated the California workers’ compensation system and private insurance out of millions of dollars. The conspirators are now serving prison sentences.

Early Terrorism Investigation

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 01:30
A series of bombings in 1919 had a profound impact on the young Bureau, with the organization gaining new resources and valuable experience in addressing national security threats as it evolved into the modern-day FBI.

Fighting for the Dogs

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 02:00
Civil forfeiture laws are helping the FBI and its partners get dogs rescued from dogfighting rings positioned to be treated, rehabilitated, and moved into better situations.

No Safe Haven

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 23:00
A recent case shows Cuba will seize property and bank accounts that criminals attempt to illegally shelter on the island.

Protecting Faith Communities

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 05:00
The FBI invited faith leaders to FBI Headquarters for a discussion on keeping houses of worship safe.

Terrorist Thwarted

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 03:00
Thanks to a multi-agency investigation, a bomber who placed six hoax and real bombs around a rural South Carolina community has been sentenced to federal prison.

Gone Phishing

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 22:00
A fraudster who conducted a text message-based phishing scam to steal bank information—and used that information to steal thousands of dollars from victims—is now behind bars.

Cyberstalker Sentenced

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 02:55
A man who conducted a relentless campaign of online harassment against a law school interviewer after not being accepted to the school is now serving a federal prison sentence.

National Academy Fetes 256 Graduates

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 05:39
Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General William Barr emphasized coordination and communication between federal, state, local, and international agencies in remarks today to more than 250 law enforcement officers graduating from the FBI’s National Academy.

Belize Student Marks a Milestone

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 03:30
Belize Police Department Inspector Sherlet Ramclam, a single mother of four and the country's first female delegate to the FBI National Academy, hopes her experience will shape the future of her country's national law enforcement agency.

Stolen Secrets Saved

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
A Chinese national who stole medical device research trade secrets from his employer in California—with the goal of creating a competing Chinese company—has been convicted and sentenced.

The Neighborhood Spy

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 04:04
Though it occurred decades ago, the case of American engineer William Holden Bell, who betrayed his country through espionage, still provides lessons and warning signs for today.

Stop Sextortion

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 01:50
The FBI is seeing a growing number of cases involving young people who are manipulated, threatened, or coerced into creating explicit content by an adult online.

New Top Ten Fugitive

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 04:27
Eugene Palmer, wanted for allegedly killing his daughter-in-law outside her home in Stony Point, New York, has been added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

Still in the Fight

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 05:30
The FBI and Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment joined for a networking and training event to celebrate their long-standing partnership and expose the Marines to career opportunities in law enforcement and national security agencies.

National Missing Children’s Day 2019

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 03:00
In recognition of National Missing Children’s Day—observed annually on May 25—the FBI reaffirms its year-round commitment to reuniting missing and kidnapped children with their families and asks the public for help in bringing them home.