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February 24, 2016

Timothy Gallagher Named Special Agent in Charge of the Newark Division

FBI Director James B. Comey has named Timothy Gallagher as the Special Agent in Charge of the Newark Division. Mr. Gallagher most recently served as a deputy assistant director in the Criminal Investigative Division.

Mr. Gallagher joined the FBI in 1996. He began his career in the Canton Resident Agency, Cleveland Division, where he investigated all criminal matters. He also served a member of the evidence response team. Throughout his career, Mr. Gallagher has held leadership positions in the Criminal Investigative Division, Kansas City Division, Inspection Division, the Washington Field Office, and the Cyber Division.

Mr. Gallagher earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from St. Peter’s College in New Jersey. Mr. Gallagher will assume this new role at the end of March.