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  • The FBI in Israel

    The FBI in Israel

    March 27, 2017

    As in more than 60 offices, or legal attachés, around the world, the FBI’s most essential role in Israel is to develop strong, long-lasting relationships with international partners.

  • Recruiting Diversity

    Recruiting Diversity

    March 23, 2017

    At a recent event in Houston sponsored by the FBI’s Diversity Agent Recruitment Program, potential employees with varied backgrounds learned what it takes to become a special agent.

  • Craigslist Robbers

    Craigslist Robbers

    March 20, 2017

    A case involving violent robbers who used Craigslist to target high-end jewelry sellers illustrates how the FBI and local police work together on complex multi-jurisdictional investigations.

  • Charges Announced in Massive Cyber Intrusion Case

    Charges Announced in Massive Cyber Intrusion Case

    March 15, 2017

    Four individuals, including two Russian Federal Security Service officers, have been charged in connection with compromising at least 500 million Yahoo accounts.

  • Binary Options Fraud

    Binary Options Fraud

    March 13, 2017

    The FBI wants to raise awareness about the significant potential for fraud when using binary options websites and recommends investors do their due diligence first.

  • FBI Director Addresses Cyber Security Gathering

    FBI Director Addresses Cyber Security Gathering

    March 8, 2017

    James Comey discussed the current cyber threat landscape, the FBI’s efforts to stay ahead of the threat, and the importance of strong private sector partnerships at the Boston Conference on Cyber Security.

  • Violent Bank Robber Sentenced to 37 Years

    Violent Bank Robber Sentenced to 37 Years

    March 6, 2017

    Local and federal investigators in Tennessee combined manpower and resources to get a violent criminal off the streets and into prison.

  • International Fraud and Money Laundering Schemes

    International Fraud and Money Laundering Schemes

    March 1, 2017

    Federal authorities announce the results of an investigation into a transnational organized crime enterprise allegedly responsible for the theft of more than $13 million from victims.

  • Business E-Mail Compromise

    Business E-Mail Compromise

    February 27, 2017

    The organized crime groups that perpetrate the financial cyber fraud called business e-mail compromise have victimized companies and organizations around the world.

  • African American FBI Special Agents Symposium

    African American FBI Special Agents Symposium

    February 24, 2017

    The inaugural gathering of current and former agents of color celebrated the role they have played in the FBI’s past—and the vital role they continue to play.

  • Financial Fraud with a Sci-Fi Twist

    Financial Fraud with a Sci-Fi Twist

    February 21, 2017

    A man who falsely claimed to be producing a medical device inspired by the popular TV and movie series Star Trek was sentenced to prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.

  • Foreclosure Rescue Scheme

    Foreclosure Rescue Scheme

    February 16, 2017

    A California church pastor is behind bars for his role a long-running scheme that amassed nearly $3 million in illegal fees from distressed homeowners.

  • Romance Scams

    Romance Scams

    February 13, 2017

    A woman who lost $2 million to a con artist who she fell in love with online shares her story in the hopes that others might avoid falling victim to this type of crime.

  • Wine Ponzi Scheme

    Wine Ponzi Scheme

    February 9, 2017

    A California businessman’s long-running scheme involving fictitious wine futures resulted in thousands of victims in the U.S. and overseas losing millions of dollars.

  • New FBI Wanted App

    New FBI Wanted App

    February 6, 2017

    The FBI has launched a free new mobile app to enlist the public’s help in locating and identifying wanted fugitives, missing persons, and others sought by the Bureau.

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