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Public Corruption

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 05:50
An Alabama state legislator, coal company executive, and lawyer have been sentenced for their roles in a bribery and public corruption scheme aimed at stopping environmental enforcement actions.

Our History, Our Service

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:52
This year marks the 100th anniversary of African-American special agents in the FBI, and we honor the countless contributions these agents have made over the last century in making the Bureau stronger and the nation safer.

Espionage, Cyber Charges Announced

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 01:47
A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist has been charged with espionage on behalf of Iran in an indictment that also charges four Iranians with a cyber campaign targeting U.S. intelligence personnel.

Cryptocurrency Fraud

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 23:00
A company founder who drew investors into the emerging market of digital currencies with false claims—ultimately defrauding them of more than $9 million—will be spending time in prison.

A Brush with the Law

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 04:31
A prominent New York gallery owner is spending time behind bars for his role in an elaborate scheme to defraud art dealers and collectors out of millions of dollars.

Hackers Targeted Universities

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 05:22
Through strong partnerships with Georgia Tech and Malaysian authorities, the FBI brought to justice two hackers who stole from personnel at U.S. colleges and universities.

Stopping Human Trafficking

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 23:00
January marks National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, but a recent case illustrates how the FBI works with partners year-round to get traffickers off the streets and help victims rebuild their lives.

Chinese Telecom Firm Indicted

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 07:17
Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturing giant Huawei has been charged with bank fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and theft of trade secrets, among other crimes.

Pan Am 103 Memorial Service

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 01:13
On the 30th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, family members and officials gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to honor the 270 victims lost in the attack.

Chinese Hackers Indicted

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 01:27
Two hackers associated with the Chinese government have been indicted for infiltrating numerous companies around the globe as well as U.S. government agencies.

Don’t Be a Mule

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 01:11
Acting as a money mule, or moving illegally acquired funds at the direction of another person, aids the work of criminals and is itself a crime.

Remembering Pan Am Flight 103

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 02:30
Thirty years after the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, the FBI and its partners are still actively seeking justice for the 270 victims and their families.

2017 NIBRS Crime Data Released

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 22:37
The FBI released information on more than 6 million criminal offenses submitted to its National Incident-Based Reporting System last year, as law enforcement continues transitioning to the more robust system.

Ransomware Abettor Sentenced

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 06:14
A man who profited from the ransomware known as Reveton, which appropriated the FBI logo to scare victims into paying to unlock computers infected with the malware, will be spending time in prison.

Card Cloners Caught

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 03:46
A fraudster and his associates who bought credit card numbers online and used them to buy prepaid gift cards and money orders—stealing thousands of dollars in the process—have been sentenced for their crimes.

Ransomware Suspects Indicted

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:02
Two Iranian men were indicted in connection with the deployment of the sophisticated and sinister SamSam ransomware that crippled the operations of critical facilities in the U.S. and Canada.

ViCAP Links Murders to Prolific Serial Killer

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 03:00
Samuel Little has confessed to 90 murders to date, and the FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program is working with partners nationwide to match those confessions to killings that occurred between 1970 and 2005.

Elder Fraud

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 06:48
A Canadian man was sentenced to more than 11 years behind bars for orchestrating a telemarketing credit card scam that defrauded at least 60,000 victims, many of them elderly, out of more than $18 million.

Combating Violent Crime

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 02:13
Prosecutors secured a 35-year prison sentence for an armed robber who hit three Philadelphia corner stores during a violent two-day crime spree in 2016.

Telemarketing Fraudster Sentenced

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:00
The owner of a Maryland telemarketing company that defrauded small businesses, schools, churches, non-profits, and others out of millions of dollars will be spending time behind bars.