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Dec 20, 2010 06:15 PM

Kids Page

Our website's Fun & Games section includes code-breaking, quizzes, photo galleries, widgets, and special sections for kids and teens.

Fun & Games on FBI.gov

Fun & Games page

Our website's Fun & Games section includes code-breaking, quizzes, photo galleries, widgets, and special sections for kids and teens.

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Dec 20, 2010 02:00 PM

Preliminary Stats Show 2010 Crime Rates Lower

According to the Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June, 2010, the nation saw a 6.2 percent decrease in the number of reported violent crimes and a 2.8 percent decrease in the ...

Preliminary Stats Show 2010 Crime Rates Lower

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According to the Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June, 2010, the nation saw a 6.2 percent decrease in the number of reported violent crimes and a 2.8 percent decrease in the number of reported property crimes compared to data for the same time frame during 2009.

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Dec 17, 2010 10:00 PM

Founding Member of Abu Sayyaf Group Sentenced for 1995 Hostage-Taking

Madhatta Asagal Haipe, a citizen of the Philippines and founding member of the Abu Sayyaf Group, was sentenced to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of hostage-taking in ...

Founding Member of Abu Sayyaf Group Sentenced for 1995 Hostage-Taking

Madhatta Asagal Haipe, a citizen of the Philippines and founding member of Al-Harakat Al-Islamiyyah, also known as the Abu Sayyaf Group, was sentenced to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of hostage-taking in connection with the 1995 abduction of 16 people, including four U.S. citizens, in the Philippines.

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Dec 17, 2010 07:40 PM

$7.2 Billion Settlement for Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme

The estate of Jeffry M. Picower has agreed to forfeit $7.2 billion to the United States, representing all the profits that Picower, an investor, withdrew over the years from Bernard L. Madoff ...

$7.2 Billion Settlement for Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme

The estate of Jeffry M. Picower has agreed to forfeit $7.2 billion to the United States, representing all the profits that Picower, an investor, withdrew over the years from Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, the fraudulent investment advisory business owned and operated by Bernard L. Madoff.

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Dec 16, 2010 09:00 PM

Former IRS Agent Sentenced for Soliciting a Bribe

Former IRS agent Roger Anthony Coombs is sentenced in Minnesota for soliciting $9,700 bribe to reduce taxes.

Former IRS Agent Sentenced for Soliciting a Bribe 

A tax revenue agent with the IRS was sentenced for soliciting and receiving a $9,700 bribe. In his plea agreement, Roger Anthony Coombs, 41, admitted that on May 8, 2010, he solicited the bribe from the owners of a small Minnesota business. In exchange for the money, Coombs agreed to report a lower federal tax obligation than was actually owed by the business.

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Dec 16, 2010 05:00 PM

Alonzo Mourning to Receive Leadership Award

The FBI in Miami announced that Alonzo Mourning is the recipient of the 2010 Director's Community Leadership Award. Mourning, a former NBA star for the Miami Heat, is the founder of the Alonzo ...

Alonzo Mourning to Receive Leadership Award

Alonzo MourningThe FBI in Miami announced that Alonzo Mourning is the recipient of the 2010 Director's Community Leadership Award. Mourning, a former NBA star for the Miami Heat, is the founder of the Alonzo Mourning Charities, Inc, a not-for-profit organization created to build strong communities by supporting programs and initiatives that are committed to promoting positive change.

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Dec 16, 2010 05:00 PM

Insider Trading Charges in New York

James Fleishman, an executive for an "expert-networking" firm, was arrested this morning for conspiring to provide confidential information to the firm's clients, including hedge funds. Three others ...

Insider Trading Charges in New York

James Fleishman, an executive for an "expert-networking" firm, was arrested this morning for conspiring to provide confidential information to the firm's clients, including hedge funds. Three others were also arrested in connection with their employment as consultants for the firm.

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Dec 16, 2010 04:00 PM

$20,000 Reward for 'Geezer Bandit'

The FBI and San Diego law enforcement agencies are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male bank robber dubbed the “Geezer Bandit” believed to be responsible for robbing 12 banks ...

Geezer Bandit$20,000 Reward for 'Geezer Bandit'

The FBI and San Diego law enforcement agencies are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male bank robber dubbed the “Geezer Bandit” believed to be responsible for robbing 12 banks since August 2009.

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Dec 15, 2010 11:00 PM

Abdul Kadir Sentenced to Life in Prison for Plot to Attack JFK Airport

Abdul Kadir, a former member of the Guyanese parliament, was sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York by exploding fuel tanks and ...

Abdul Kadir Sentenced to Life in Prison for Plot to Attack JFK Airport

Abdul Kadir, a former member of the Guyanese parliament, was sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York by exploding fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under the airport. Kadir and his coconspirators believed their attack would cause extensive damage to the airport and to the New York economy, as well as the loss of numerous lives.

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Dec 15, 2010 09:35 PM

South Carolina Men Sentenced in $82 Million Ponzi Case

The men who call themselves the Three Hebrew Boys—Tony Pough, Joseph Brunson, and Timothy McQueen, all of Columbia, South Carolina—were sentenced to lengthy prison terms for masterminding a dubious ...

South Carolina Men Sentenced in $82 Million Ponzi Case

The men who call themselves the Three Hebrew Boys—Tony Pough, Joseph Brunson, and Timothy McQueen, all of Columbia, South Carolina—were sentenced to lengthy prison terms for masterminding a dubious FOREX investment program that, in reality, was an $82 million Ponzi scheme.

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