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Attempted Extortion: Aspiring Actor’s New Role is Inmate

Vivek Shah was pursuing an acting career when he thought of a better way to make money.

NICS 15th Anniversary: Stats Show Success of Gun Background Check System

Our gun background check system has processed more than 177 million requests.

Annual Hate Crime Statistics Show Slight Decrease

Agencies last year reported 5,796 hate crime incidents involving 6,718 offenses.

The JFK Assassination: Former Agent Recalls Role in Investigation

A former FBI firearms and ballistics expert recalls his role in investigation 50 years ago.

Taking Stock: Corporate Execs Get Scammed

A company claiming to be an institutional lender to executives was running a classic Ponzi scheme.

Serial Killers, Part 3: Ted Bundy’s Campaign of Terror

The third installment of our series looks at Ted Bundy’s prolific reign of terror.

Public Corruption: Inside the Kwame Kilpatrick Case

The case of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who stole from citizens he vowed to serve.

New Subjects Added to Cyber’s Most Wanted List

Five fugitives are added to FBI list for their roles in hacking and fraud crimes.

Attorney-Turned-Racketeer a ‘Stunning’ Betrayal of the Law

The case of a New Jersey attorney whose criminal enterprise rivaled that of a mob boss.

Latest Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Report Released

Report shows 48 officers were killed last year as a result of felonious incidents.

International Fraud Ring Recruited Short-Term Visa Holders

A crime ring enlisted holders of short-term visas to commit fraud on a massive scale.

Serial Killers, Part 2: The Birth of Behavioral Analysis in the FBI

A need to better understand criminals and suspects led to the birth of FBI behavioral analysis.

Internet Pharmacy Operator Gets Jail Time

Inside a scheme to sell unapproved drugs to doctors across the U.S.

A Byte Out of History: The Bobby Greenlease Kidnapping

Two criminals, a 6-year-old boy, a $600,000 ransom, and a tragic end 60 years ago.

Guilty Pleas Show High Cost of Price-Fixing in Auto Industry

Nine auto parts companies charged in conspiracies that likely cost you at the car dealership.

New Internet Crime Initiative Combines Resources, Expertise

Pilot program in Utah forges closer link with state and local law enforcement partners.

Public Corruption: Courtroom for Sale

A Texas judge earned time in jail for using his courtroom to line his pockets.

Latest Crime Stats Released

Annual report shows violent crimes were up, property crimes decreased in 2012.

Civil Rights in the 60s: Retired Investigators Reflect on 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

Investigators reflect on their role probing the 16th Street Baptist Church case.

Serial Killers, Part 1: The FBI’s Role Takes Shape

On the anniversary of a Virginia case, a look at the FBI’s role investigating serial murders.