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  • On the Front Line

    On the Front Line

    August 18, 2017

    As the central intake for all public leads and tips made to FBI offices nationwide, the Public Access Line receives and analyzes thousands of calls each day to send to investigators in the field.

  • Financial Fraud

    Financial Fraud

    August 15, 2017

    A well-regarded estate planner with impressive training and credentials was sentenced to a decade behind bars for betraying her clients and defrauding them out of millions of dollars.

  • Becoming an Agent, Part 4

    Becoming an Agent, Part 4

    August 10, 2017

    The graduation ceremony at the FBI Academy marks the culmination of 20 weeks of hard work and sacrifice, when new agent trainees officially become special agents of the FBI.

  • Stopping a Violent Burglary Ring

    Stopping a Violent Burglary Ring

    August 7, 2017

    An alert citizen and strong law enforcement partnerships helped dismantle a robbery crew that kidnapped jewelry store employees to facilitate multi-million-dollar heists.

  • Becoming an Agent, Part 3

    Becoming an Agent, Part 3

    August 3, 2017

    The law enforcement skills portion of the curriculum at the FBI Academy—which includes realistic exercises and intense tactical training—is very demanding and replicates what new agents might encounter in the field.

  • New FBI Director

    New FBI Director

    August 2, 2017

    Christopher Wray was sworn in as the eighth Director of the FBI during a ceremony at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

  • Adopt-a-School Program

    Adopt-a-School Program

    August 1, 2017

    The FBI’s Honolulu Division established its Adopt-a-School program in 2009 in one of Hawaii’s most at-risk high schools, and students—and the community—have been reaping the benefits ever since.

  • Becoming an Agent, Part 2

    Becoming an Agent, Part 2

    July 28, 2017

    The integrated training of new agents and analysts at the FBI Academy replicates what they will experience in their coming cases and prepares them for collaborative work in the field.

  • Seizing the Moment

    Seizing the Moment

    July 24, 2017

    The seizure and civil forfeiture of three former drug houses in Rutland, Vermont is helping to restore a community hit hard by the opioid epidemic.

  • AlphaBay Takedown

    AlphaBay Takedown

    July 20, 2017

    U.S. and international law enforcement officials announced the takedown of the Darknet marketplace AlphaBay, where criminals anonymously bought and sold drugs, weapons, and other illicit goods.

  • Becoming an Agent, Part 1

    Becoming an Agent, Part 1

    July 18, 2017

    Follow a class of trainees as they spend more than 20 weeks at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, where they’ll learn what it takes to become a special agent.

  • Nationwide Sweep Targets Enablers of Opioid Epidemic

    Nationwide Sweep Targets Enablers of Opioid Epidemic

    July 13, 2017

    Charges were announced against more than 400 individuals for their roles in health care fraud schemes involving approximately $1.3 billion in false billings to Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE.

  • Telecom Hacking Scheme

    Telecom Hacking Scheme

    July 6, 2017

    A Pakistani man who laundered nearly $20 million in a massive international hacking and telecommunications fraud scheme is serving time for his crime.

  • Phishing for Photos

    Phishing for Photos

    July 3, 2017

    A man who tricked more than 50 unsuspecting women into providing him their passwords so he could steal their private information and photographs is spending time behind bars.

  • The Case of the aKung Fu Pandaa Fraud

    The Case of the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Fraud

    June 29, 2017

    A man who claimed that DreamWorks stole his idea for the characters and story behind the popular 2008 film ‘Kung Fu Panda’ is behind bars after his fraud scheme backfired.

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