Director Wray Speaks During  Police Week Vigil

National Police Week

The FBI joined solemn observations of National Police Week, which recognizes men and women who swore an oath to protect and serve and made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Elder Fraud, in Focus

Elder fraud complaints to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (or IC3) increased by 14% in 2023, and associated losses increased by about 11%, according to IC3’s 2023 Elder Fraud Report, released April 30. This annual publication provides statistics about incidents of elder fraud—or fraud that explicitly targets older Americans’ money or cryptocurrency—that are reported to IC3.

The Financially Motivated Sextortion Threat

The FBI this week issued a new warning about an evolving online threat targeting minors and young adults: financially motivated sextortion.

Stories and Podcasts

  • 05.17.2024

    Inside the FBI Podcast: The FBI Police

    On this episode of Inside the FBI—and in honor of Police Week 2024—we’ll introduce you to the FBI Police: a force of a few hundred officers who work around the clock to keep our workforce, information, and facilities in the National Capital Region, New York, and West Virginia safe from harm.

  • 05.14.2024

    National Police Week

    The FBI joined solemn observations of National Police Week, which recognizes men and women who swore an oath to protect and serve and made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • 05.10.2024

    A Legacy in Law Enforcement: A Mother’s and Son's Journeys to the FBI

    FBI Special Agent Kevin Vázquez has been part of the FBI extended family since his mom, Supervisory Special Agent Marilyn Santos, joined the Bureau when he was a kid.

  • 05.03.2024

    Hopi Special Agent Returns Home to Seek Justice for Tribal Communities

    For FBI Special Agent Piere Himel–an enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe—investigating Indian Country Crime on reservations in New Mexico is more than just a job: it’s a homecoming.

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