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Fingerprint Technology Helps Solve Cold Case

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 03:37
Advancements in fingerprint technology helped the FBI and state law enforcement partners find and bring to justice a man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a young girl in Pennsylvania two decades ago.

Remembering 9/11

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 02:10
Eighteen years after the 9/11 attacks, a woman recalls her interaction with the FBI in the wake of her brother’s death on United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The FBI also continues to encourage 9/11 first responders to register for health benefits.

Operation reWired

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 03:53
The FBI worked with partner agencies domestically and in multiple countries around the world in a large-scale, coordinated effort to dismantle international business email compromise (BEC) schemes.

Safe Online Surfing Challenge Opens

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 04:03
The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge, which had record participation in 2018-2019, is reopening for the start of the new school year to help students navigate the web securely.

Stop Sextortion

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 02:00
The FBI’s Stop Sextortion campaign seeks to inform students of the crime so they know how to avoid risky situations online and to ask for help if they are being victimized.

Stopping Public Corruption

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 02:56
A Dallas city councilman who accepted bribes in exchange for his vote in support of school bus stop-arm cameras is among those who have been convicted and sentenced in connection with a public corruption scheme.

Laser Striker Sentenced

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:29
A Florida man is serving time in prison after pointing a laser at a police helicopter, which is a serious safety risk—to those in the air and on the ground—and a federal crime.

Fake Bail Bondsman Busted

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 07:38
An Ohio man who pretended to be a bail bondsman and law enforcement officer assaulted and kidnapped suspected bail jumpers—and is now serving time in prison.

A Thief by Many Names

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 05:03
An alert bank employee in Georgia helped catch a prolific thief who defrauded banks and individuals using multiple stolen identities.

Operation Summer

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:44
This year’s outgoing FBI honors interns share their experiences and advice as the application period opens for the summer 2020 program.

RCFLs Follow the Modern Evidence Trail

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 22:00
The FBI supports a nationwide network of Regional Computer Forensics Laboratories that help state, local, and federal law enforcement retrieve and analyze evidence from computers, phones, and other digital tools.

Retirement Reunion

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 07:42
At his retirement ceremony, the outgoing special agent in charge of the Knoxville Field Office was able to meet the man he recovered as an infant following a 1997 kidnapping in Washington state.

Operation Independence Day

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 01:00
A monthlong FBI-led operation to identify and arrest sex traffickers and recover child victims has resulted in dozens of arrests across the country and the identification and recovery of more than 100 juveniles.

Military Fraudster Sentenced

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:00
A South Carolina charity that purported to send military families on vacations to Disney World simply lined the pockets of its founder, who has been sentenced to prison.

ICCS 2019

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 06:49
FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed cyber threats—including foreign influence and foreign investment—as well as the Bureau’s cyber capabilities at the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York.

Stolen Trust

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 02:15
A Tennessee attorney is spending time behind bars for stealing more than $1 million from a trust set up on behalf of the daughter of a fallen law enforcement officer.

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.