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Casino Cheaters Caught

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 02:04
With help from a casino employee, a baccarat player cheated his way to more than $1 million in winnings from two Maryland casinos before the men’s scheme was unraveled and justice was served.

Air Base Shooting an ‘Act of Terrorism’

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 07:24
FBI and DOJ officials released new details about a terrorist shooting last month at Naval Air Station Pensacola and highlighted a significant hurdle in the investigation—the inability to extract information from the deceased shooter’s encrypted phones.

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 01:07
This month—and year-round—the FBI and its partners work to stop human trafficking, as illustrated by a case in Mississippi where a teenager was rescued from her trafficker thanks to an observant police officer.

Asylum Seekers Extorted

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 05:10
Four men who ran a kidnapping and extortion scheme that targeted recent immigrants have been sentenced to prison after one brave victim came forward to law enforcement.

Asylum Seekers Extorted

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 05:10
Four men who ran a kidnapping and extortion scheme that targeted recent immigrants have been sentenced to prison after one brave victim came forward to law enforcement.

Sentence in Staged Accident Scheme

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 22:00
One of the leaders of a staged accident ring will be spending time behind bars for her role in faking car and home accidents in exchange for $5.6 million in insurance payments.

In Your Community

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 03:42
The FBI's Knoxville Field Office and its Citizens Academy Alumni Association spent time with children in the pediatric hematology/oncology clinic at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.

Cyberstalker Sentenced

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 06:53
A man who stalked, threatened, and released private photos of his ex-girlfriends has been convicted and sentenced as a result of a call to the FBI’s tip line and the ensuing investigation.

Attorney Sentenced for Scam

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 01:55
A trusted attorney with deep ties to his community is spending time behind bars after investigators discovered he stole more than $2 million from his clients’ estates for more than a decade.

Swindler Sentenced

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 01:22
A scammer who stole properties from vulnerable homeowners—often elderly people or people who did not speak English—has been convicted and sentenced.

2018 NIBRS Crime Data Released

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 18:30
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.

Charges Announced in Malware Conspiracy

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 06:00
Two Russian nationals have been charged for their roles in a cybercrime spree that stole from thousands of individuals and organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

Your Bank Account Could Be Fueling Crime

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 23:17
If you're moving money for someone you don’t know, you are likely helping launder money for online criminals who steal from individuals and small businesses.

African-American Agents Reflect on 100-Year Anniversary

Sun, 12/01/2019 - 17:30
The anniversary of the first African-American FBI agent provided an opportunity for current and former African-American special agents to reflect on how far the Bureau has come in the past century—and where it still needs to go.

Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 23:00
When shopping online during the holiday season—or any time of year—always be wary of deals that seem too good to be true, and do your part to avoid becoming a scammer’s next victim.

100 Years of FBI-RCMP Partnership

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 04:16
The FBI marks a century of collaboration with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police this year, and we look forward to continuing this invaluable partnership for many more years to come.

Hacker Sentenced

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:24
A hacktivist who overwhelmed the websites of a city and its police department with DDoS attacks has been convicted and sentenced to prison.

Lone Offender Terrorism

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 00:00
An FBI study of lone offender terrorist attacks in the U.S. looks at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, and circumstances surrounding 52 attacks since 1972.

2018 Hate Crime Statistics Released

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 23:00
The number of hate crime incidents reported to the FBI decreased slightly from 2017 to 2018, according to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program’s annual Hate Crime Statistics report.

Events Mark 100 Years of African-American Agents

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 07:33
Current and former African-American special agents joined the FBI Director in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Bureau’s first African-American special agent, who was appointed in 1919 and set the course for generations to follow.