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Jan 14, 2011 10:00 PM

Co-Founder of Nationwide Casino-Cheating Criminal Enterprise Pleads Guilty

Van Thu Tran, the co-founder of a criminal enterprise known as the Tran Organization, pled guilty in San Diego, California to conspiring to participate in the organization's scheme to cheat casinos ...

Co-Founder of Nationwide Casino-Cheating Criminal Enterprise Pleads Guilty

Van Thu Tran, the co-founder of a criminal enterprise known as the Tran Organization, pled guilty in San Diego, California to conspiring to participate in the organization's scheme to cheat casinos across the country out of millions of dollars.

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Jan 14, 2011 09:25 PM

Commodities Trader Arrested for Threatening to Kill Government Officials

Vincent McCrudden, a former commodities trader, was charged in federal court in New York with two counts of transmitting threats to kill 47 current and former officials of the U.S. Securities and ...

Commodities Trader Arrested for Threatening to Kill Government Officials 

Vincent McCrudden, a former commodities trader, was charged in federal court in New York with two counts of transmitting threats to kill 47 current and former officials of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the National Futures Association, and the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission.

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Jan 13, 2011 10:10 PM

Man Sentenced for Role in Supporting Terrorist Plot to Attack JFK Airport

Abdel Nur, a citizen of Guyana, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for providing material support to the conspiracy to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, by exploding ...

Man Sentenced for Role in Supporting Terrorist Plot to Attack JFK Airport

Abdel Nur, a citizen of Guyana, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for providing material support to the conspiracy to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, by exploding fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under the airport. Nur provided material support to the plot by attempting to locate al Qaeda explosives expert Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah, and by introducing the plotters and presenting the plot to Yasin Abu Bakr, the notorious leader of the Trinidadian militant group Jamaat Al Muslimeen, who had previously engaged in violent terrorist attacks aimed at overthrowing the government of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Jan 13, 2011 09:10 PM

New FBI en Español Site Dedicated to Those Who Speak Spanish

Aquí se ofrece información básica sobre cómo contactar al FBI y sobre el tipo de delitos que investiga. También se pueden leer artículos sobre cómo protegerse contra el fraude, qué hacer ante un ...

New FBI en Español Site Dedicated to Those Who Speak Spanish

Lingüista del FBIAquí se ofrece información básica sobre cómo contactar al FBI y sobre el tipo de delitos que investiga. También se pueden leer artículos sobre cómo protegerse contra el fraude, qué hacer ante un delito y cómo mantenerse seguro.

Here you will find basic information about how to contact the FBI and about the types of crimes it investigates. You can also read articles on how to protect yourself against fraud, how to cope with crime, and how to stay safe.

FBI en español

Jan 13, 2011 08:00 PM

Thirty People Indicted in Ohio in Large-Scale Heroin Trafficking Ring

A federal grand jury returned a 110-count indictment against 30 people who are accused of running a large-scale heroin trafficking ring that brought the drugs from various points in the United States ...

Thirty People Indicted in Ohio in Large-Scale Heroin Trafficking Ring

A federal grand jury returned a 110-count indictment against 30 people who are accused of running a large-scale heroin trafficking ring that brought the drugs from various points in the United States to Northeast Ohio and in turn distributed the heroin throughout Greater Cleveland.

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Jan 12, 2011 09:30 PM

California Man Arrested for Making Death Threats Against Washington Congressman

Charles Turner Habermann, of Palm Springs, California, was arrested on charges of threatening a federal official in connection with allegedly making two expletive-laden, threatening phone calls to ...

California Man Arrested for Making Death Threats Against Washington Congressman

Charles Turner Habermann, of Palm Springs, California, was arrested on charges of threatening a federal official in connection with allegedly making two expletive-laden, threatening phone calls to the Seattle office of Congressman Jim McDermott on December 9, 2010. In the first call recorded on the office answering system, Habermann threatens to kill the congressman, his friends, and his family. In the second call, Habermann says he will hire someone to put the congressman "in the trash."

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Jan 11, 2011 10:15 PM

Bank Official Guilty of Taking Bribes, Disclosing Suspicious Activity Report

Frank E. Mendoza, of Victorville, California, a former official with Chase Bank, was convicted of disclosing the existence of a suspicious activity report (SAR) filed with federal officials, and then ...

Bank Official Guilty of Taking Bribes, Disclosing Suspicious Activity Report

Frank E. Mendoza, of Victorville, California, a former official with Chase Bank, was convicted of disclosing the existence of a suspicious activity report (SAR) filed with federal officials, and then soliciting thousands of dollars in bribes to help the borrower deal with a possible criminal investigation related to the illegally disclosed SAR.

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Jan 11, 2011 07:25 PM

New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Role in $23 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Cheddi Goberdhan, a real estate attorney in Queens, New York, pled guilty to his role in a scheme that defrauded banks out of more than $23 million in home mortgage loans.

New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Role in $23 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme 

Cheddi Goberdhan, a real estate attorney in Queens, New York, pled guilty to his role in a scheme that defrauded banks out of more than $23 million in home mortgage loans.

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Jan 11, 2011 05:30 PM

FBI Releases Bank Crime Statistics for Third Quarter of 2010

During the third quarter of 2010, there were 1,325 reported violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute, an increase from the 1,212 reported violations in the same quarter of ...

FBI Releases Bank Crime Statistics for Third Quarter of 2010

During the third quarter of 2010, there were 1,325 reported violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute, an increase from the 1,212 reported violations in the same quarter of 2009.

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Jan 10, 2011 11:25 PM

Former NASA Employee Charged with Illegally Exporting Military Technology to South Korea

Kue Sang Chun, of Avon Lake, Ohio, was charged with illegally shipping infrared military technology to South Korea. Chun is a longtime employee at the NASA Glenn Research Center, though he is not ...

Former NASA Employee Charged with Illegally Exporting Military Technology to South Korea 

Kue Sang Chun, of Avon Lake, Ohio, was charged with illegally shipping infrared military technology to South Korea. Chun is a longtime employee at the NASA Glenn Research Center, though he is not accused of taking technology or related materials from the research center.

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