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  • Charity Fraud

    Charity Fraud

    October 19, 2018

    A man who operated a bogus charity and duped multiple corporations out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in matching donations will be spending time behind bars.

  • Bad News for Hacker

    Bad News for Hacker

    October 15, 2018

    The mastermind of a $2 million scareware scheme that targeted readers of a Minneapolis news website has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive

    New Top Ten Fugitive

    October 11, 2018

    Lamont Stephenson, a New Jersey man wanted for murdering his fiancée, is the latest individual to be added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

  • Hoax Threats are Crimes

    Hoax Threats are Crimes

    October 5, 2018

    Making a hoax threat against a school or other public place is a serious federal crime that can land you in prison and affect the rest of your life.

  • Russian Hackers Indicted

    Russian Hackers Indicted

    October 4, 2018

    Seven GRU military intelligence officers have been charged with hacking into the computer networks of U.S. and international organizations, including those cracking down on Russia’s state-sponsored doping activities.

  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    October 1, 2018

    Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility, and this month serves as a reminder that each of us has a part to play in making the Internet safer and more secure.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive

    New Top Ten Fugitive

    September 27, 2018

    Greg Alyn Carlson, wanted for his alleged involvement in multiple armed sexual assaults, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

  • 2017 Crime Statistics Released

    2017 Crime Statistics Released

    September 24, 2018

    Both violent crime and property crime declined in 2017 when compared with 2016 data, according to the FBI’s annual Crime in the United States report.

  • Seeking Info in Cold Case Murder

    Seeking Info in Cold Case Murder

    September 24, 2018

    To spur new leads in the unsolved 1984 murder of Virginia State Police Trooper Johnny Bowman, the FBI is offering a $50,000 reward, hoping for information that will finally lead to a break in the case.

  • Financial Fraud

    Financial Fraud

    September 21, 2018

    A businessman dubbed the “godfather of payday lending” was sentenced for illegally collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in short-term loans with interest rates that approached 800 percent.

  • Identity Thief Sentenced

    Identity Thief Sentenced

    September 18, 2018

    A Nevada man who stole the personally identifiable information of multiple victims from his former employer and used it to open thousands of fraudulent PayPal accounts will be spending time behind bars.

  • Poisonous Plot

    Poisonous Plot

    September 13, 2018

    An Oklahoma woman was sentenced for possessing the toxin ricin as part of a plot to have her ex-husband murdered, which was a case that began after a concerned citizen reported potential criminal activity to the FBI.

  • Remembering 9/11

    Remembering 9/11

    September 10, 2018

    Seventeen years after 9/11, the FBI is helping to raise awareness about compensation available to first responders who have fallen ill as a result of exposure to toxins in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks.

  • Safe Online Surfing

    Safe Online Surfing

    September 7, 2018

    The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge, designed for third- through eighth-grade students, has opened for the 2018-19 school year and is now available in Spanish.

  • Ruby Slippers Recovered

    Ruby Slippers Recovered

    September 4, 2018

    A pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and stolen from the actress’ namesake museum in Minnesota more than a decade ago has been recovered.

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