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  • Civil Rights Icon Addresses FBI Employees

    Civil Rights Icon Addresses FBI Employees

    January 13, 2017

    Longtime civil rights leader and U.S. Congressman John Lewis recently visited FBI Headquarters and spoke to Bureau employees during a commemorative program heralding the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Payback for a Debt Collector

    Payback for a Debt Collector

    January 13, 2017

    The owner of a debt collection company who used illegal and aggressive tactics to squeeze millions of dollars from thousands of victims is now paying his own debt—to society—in the form of a five-year prison sentence.

  • Volkswagen to Pay Total of $4.3 Billion to Resolve Criminal and Civil Actions

    Volkswagen to Pay Total of $4.3 Billion to Resolve Criminal and Civil Actions

    January 11, 2017

    Volkswagen AG has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal felony counts, and six VW executives and employees have been indicted in connection with a conspiracy to cheat U.S. emissions tests.

  • Preliminary Crime Stats for 2016 Released

    Preliminary Crime Stats for 2016 Released

    January 9, 2017

    The report, which covers January through June 2016, shows an increase in the number of violent crimes and a decrease in the number of property crimes over the same period in 2015.

  • Federal Funds Stolen from Non-Profit Health Care Clinics

    Federal Funds Stolen from Non-Profit Health Care Clinics

    January 6, 2017

     A former CEO of two health care clinics carried out a seven-year criminal scheme to defraud the clinics and the federal government out of more than $16 million.

  • Woman Sentenced for Cyberstalking

    Woman Sentenced for Cyberstalking

    January 3, 2017

    A Miami college student who became fixated on a stranger she found online and harassed and threatened her through social media is serving time behind bars.

  • A Look Back: A Small Office with a Big Mission

    A Look Back: A Small Office with a Big Mission

    December 28, 2016

    A 1940 operation in Rockefeller Center was the FBI’s first attempt to set up a long-term cover company for the nation’s first civilian foreign intelligence service.

  • Corruption on the Border

    Corruption on the Border

    December 22, 2016

    The FBI—in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security—is launching a campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of border corruption.

  • Protecting Vital Assets

    Protecting Vital Assets

    December 19, 2016

    A man who stole proprietary corn seeds containing the valuable trade secrets of U.S. companies DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto to send to his employer, a Chinese corn seed company, was sentenced in Iowa.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive: Help Us Catch a Killer

    New Top Ten Fugitive: Help Us Catch a Killer

    December 15, 2016

    Terry A.D. Strickland, a Wisconsin man charged with fatally shooting two men last July, is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. He was captured January 15, 2017.

  • FBI Hosts Live Twitter Chat to Discuss Holiday Scams

    FBI Hosts Live Twitter Chat to Discuss Holiday Scams

    December 15, 2016

    The FBI will host a live Twitter chat beginning at 3 p.m. EST today about the dangers of scams and about how to protect yourself this holiday season and all year long.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive: Help Us Capture a Murderer

    New Top Ten Fugitive: Help Us Capture a Murderer

    December 13, 2016

    Robert Francis Van Wisse, a Texas man charged with the strangulation murder of a 22-year-old woman in 1983, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

  • International Cyber Sweep Nets DDoS Attackers

    International Cyber Sweep Nets DDoS Attackers

    December 12, 2016

    A 26-year-old graduate student in California was among nearly three dozen suspects arrested last week in a coordinated five-day cyber crime sweep involving 13 countries.

  • 2015 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    2015 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    December 12, 2016

    The FBI has released details on more than 5.6 million criminal offenses reported by law enforcement to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2015.

  • Task Force Works to Stem Flow of Illicit Drug Trafficking

    Task Force Works to Stem Flow of Illicit Drug Trafficking

    December 7, 2016

    The FBI is a critical component of the Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S), whose mission is to stem the flow of illegal drugs and to disrupt narco-trafficking networks operating on the high seas.

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