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  • Community Outreach Home Run

    Community Outreach Home Run

    July 13, 2018

    At an event organized by the FBI and the Chicago White Sox, hundreds of baseballs and bats seized during a sports memorabilia fraud case were donated to inner-city youth baseball leagues.

  • GI Bill Fraud Scheme

    GI Bill Fraud Scheme

    July 10, 2018

    In a bait-and-switch scheme, a group of fraudsters used educational programs for veterans to enrich themselves while cheating service members out of an education they were entitled to under the law.

  • Malware Creator Sentenced

    Malware Creator Sentenced

    July 5, 2018

    The developer of a malicious piece of software called NanoCore RAT—which allowed hackers to steal sensitive information and even access the webcams of infected computers—will be spending time behind bars.

  • Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell

    Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell

    June 29, 2018

    June marks the third anniversary of the Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell, a multi-agency team whose mission is to recover American hostages and support families whose loved ones are being held captive abroad.

  • National Health Care Fraud Takedown

    National Health Care Fraud Takedown

    June 28, 2018

    Federal officials announced the largest health care fraud and opioid takedown in Medicare Fraud Strike Force history, which resulted in 601 defendants charged and more than $2 billion in fraud losses.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive

    New Top Ten Fugitive

    June 27, 2018

    Antwan Tamon Mims, a Michigan gang member charged with murdering two men in front of dozens of witnesses in March 2018, is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

  • Ponzi Fraudster Sentenced

    Ponzi Fraudster Sentenced

    June 22, 2018

    A California man was recently sentenced to a federal prison term for heading up a multi-faceted investment fraud/Ponzi scheme that caused millions of dollars in losses to his investors.

  • D.C.-Area Hotel Rapist Cold Case

    D.C.-Area Hotel Rapist Cold Case

    June 19, 2018

    A reward is available for information about an unknown assailant whose DNA profile has been indicted in connection with a series of attacks on women in D.C.-area hotels from 1998 to 2006.

  • Honors Interns

    Honors Interns

    June 11, 2018

    Hundreds of college students and recent graduates took an oath promising to support and defend the U.S. Constitution, thus beginning a 10-week summer internship with the FBI.

  • International BEC Takedown

    International BEC Takedown

    June 11, 2018

    The FBI partnered with domestic and international law enforcement agencies on Operation WireWire, a large-scale, coordinated effort to dismantle business e-mail compromise schemes.

  • Justice Finally Served

    Justice Finally Served

    June 7, 2018

    A fugitive from a 1999 Indiana molestation case was apprehended in Oregon in 2016 through facial recognition software and the efforts of an FBI agent who was an Indiana State Police trooper when the crime occurred.

  • Gang Member Sentenced

    Gang Member Sentenced

    June 4, 2018

    Following a joint FBI/NYPD investigation, a member of a violent, drug-dealing street gang in New York was sentenced to 75 years in prison for the murder of a rival gang member.

  • Music Thief Sentenced

    Music Thief Sentenced

    June 1, 2018

    The owner and operator of a hugely popular—and illegal—download service that provided copyrighted music for free will be spending time behind bars for a scheme that caused estimated losses of more than $6 billion.

  • Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced

    May 29, 2018

    A Texas building contractor who was handed a nearly 22-year sentence in absentia for his $16 million mortgage fraud scheme received additional prison time upon his return to the U.S. after fleeing to Mexico.

  • National Missing Childrenas Day

    National Missing Children’s Day

    May 25, 2018

    On this day—and every day—the FBI works to reunite missing children with their families and asks the public for help in locating children who have been reported kidnapped or missing.

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