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  • Public Corruption

    Public Corruption

    February 19, 2019

    An Alabama state legislator, coal company executive, and lawyer have been sentenced for their roles in a bribery and public corruption scheme aimed at stopping environmental enforcement actions.

  • Our History, Our Service

    Our History, Our Service

    February 15, 2019

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of African-American special agents in the FBI, and we honor the countless contributions these agents have made over the last century in making the Bureau stronger and the nation safer.

  • Espionage, Cyber Charges Announced

    Espionage, Cyber Charges Announced

    February 13, 2019

    A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist has been charged with espionage on behalf of Iran in an indictment that also charges four Iranians with a cyber campaign targeting U.S. intelligence personnel.

  • Cryptocurrency Fraud

    Cryptocurrency Fraud

    February 11, 2019

    A company founder who drew investors into the emerging market of digital currencies with false claims—ultimately defrauding them of more than $9 million—will be spending time in prison.

  • A Brush with the Law

    A Brush with the Law

    February 7, 2019

    A prominent New York gallery owner is spending time behind bars for his role in an elaborate scheme to defraud art dealers and collectors out of millions of dollars.

  • Hackers Targeted Universities

    Hackers Targeted Universities

    February 4, 2019

    Through strong partnerships with Georgia Tech and Malaysian authorities, the FBI brought to justice two hackers who stole from personnel at U.S. colleges and universities.

  • Stopping Human Trafficking

    Stopping Human Trafficking

    January 31, 2019

    January marks National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, but a recent case illustrates how the FBI works with partners year-round to get traffickers off the streets and help victims rebuild their lives.

  • Chinese Telecom Firm Indicted

    Chinese Telecom Firm Indicted

    January 28, 2019

    Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturing giant Huawei has been charged with bank fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and theft of trade secrets, among other crimes.

  • Pan Am 103 Memorial Service

    Pan Am 103 Memorial Service

    December 21, 2018

    On the 30th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, family members and officials gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to honor the 270 victims lost in the attack.

  • Chinese Hackers Indicted

    Chinese Hackers Indicted

    December 20, 2018

    Two hackers associated with the Chinese government have been indicted for infiltrating numerous companies around the globe as well as U.S. government agencies.

  • Donat Be a Mule

    Don’t Be a Mule

    December 17, 2018

    Acting as a money mule, or moving illegally acquired funds at the direction of another person, aids the work of criminals and is itself a crime.

  • Remembering Pan Am Flight 103

    Remembering Pan Am Flight 103

    December 14, 2018

    Thirty years after the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, the FBI and its partners are still actively seeking justice for the 270 victims and their families.

  • 2017 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    2017 NIBRS Crime Data Released

    December 10, 2018

    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.

  • Ransomware Abettor Sentenced

    Ransomware Abettor Sentenced

    December 6, 2018

    A man who profited from the ransomware known as Reveton, which appropriated the FBI logo to scare victims into paying to unlock computers infected with the malware, will be spending time in prison.

  • Card Cloners Caught

    Card Cloners Caught

    December 3, 2018

    A fraudster and his associates who bought credit card numbers online and used them to buy prepaid gift cards and money orders—stealing thousands of dollars in the process—have been sentenced for their crimes.

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