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  • 2019 Preliminary Crime Statistics Released

    2019 Preliminary Crime Statistics Released

    January 21, 2020

    According to the FBI's Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, both violent crime and property crime decreased in the first half of 2019 compared to the same time frame in 2018.

  • Casino Cheaters Caught

    Casino Cheaters Caught

    January 16, 2020

    With help from a casino employee, a baccarat player cheated his way to more than $1 million in winnings from two Maryland casinos before the men’s scheme was unraveled and justice was served.

  • Air Base Shooting an aAct of Terrorisma

    Air Base Shooting an ‘Act of Terrorism’

    January 13, 2020

    FBI and DOJ officials released new details about a terrorist shooting last month at Naval Air Station Pensacola and highlighted a significant hurdle in the investigation—the inability to extract information from the deceased shooter’s encrypted phones.

  • National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

    National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

    January 10, 2020

    This month—and year-round—the FBI and its partners work to stop human trafficking, as illustrated by a case in Mississippi where a teenager was rescued from her trafficker thanks to an observant police officer.

  • Asylum Seekers Extorted

    Asylum Seekers Extorted

    January 8, 2020

    Four men who ran a kidnapping and extortion scheme that targeted recent immigrants have been sentenced to prison after one brave victim came forward to law enforcement.

  • Sentence in Staged Accident Scheme

    Sentence in Staged Accident Scheme

    December 31, 2019

    One of the leaders of a staged accident ring will be spending time behind bars for her role in faking car and home accidents in exchange for $5.6 million in insurance payments.

  • In Your Community

    In Your Community

    December 23, 2019

    The FBI's Knoxville Field Office and its Citizens Academy Alumni Association spent time with children in the pediatric hematology/oncology clinic at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.

  • Cyberstalker Sentenced

    Cyberstalker Sentenced

    December 19, 2019

    A man who stalked, threatened, and released private photos of his ex-girlfriends has been convicted and sentenced as a result of a call to the FBI’s tip line and the ensuing investigation.

  • Attorney Sentenced for Scam

    Attorney Sentenced for Scam

    December 16, 2019

    A trusted attorney with deep ties to his community is spending time behind bars after investigators discovered he stole more than $2 million from his clients’ estates for more than a decade.

  • Swindler Sentenced

    Swindler Sentenced

    December 12, 2019

    A scammer who stole properties from vulnerable homeowners—often elderly people or people who did not speak English—has been convicted and sentenced.

  • 2018 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    2018 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    December 9, 2019

    The FBI released information on more than 6 million criminal offenses submitted to its National Incident-Based Reporting System last year, as law enforcement continues transitioning to the more robust system.

  • Charges Announced in Malware Conspiracy

    Charges Announced in Malware Conspiracy

    December 5, 2019

    Two Russian nationals have been charged for their roles in a cybercrime spree that stole from thousands of individuals and organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Your Bank Account Could Be Fueling Crime

    Your Bank Account Could Be Fueling Crime

    December 4, 2019

    If you're moving money for someone you don’t know, you are likely helping launder money for online criminals who steal from individuals and small businesses.

  • African-American Agents Reflect on 100-Year Anniversary

    African-American Agents Reflect on 100-Year Anniversary

    December 2, 2019

    The anniversary of the first African-American FBI agent provided an opportunity for current and former African-American special agents to reflect on how far the Bureau has come in the past century—and where it still needs to go.

  • Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

    Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

    November 27, 2019

    When shopping online during the holiday season—or any time of year—always be wary of deals that seem too good to be true, and do your part to avoid becoming a scammer’s next victim.

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