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  • A Thief by Many Names

    A Thief by Many Names

    August 19, 2019

    An alert bank employee in Georgia helped catch a prolific thief who defrauded banks and individuals using multiple stolen identities.

  • Operation Summer

    Operation Summer

    August 16, 2019

    This year’s outgoing FBI honors interns share their experiences and advice as the application period opens for the summer 2020 program.

  • RCFLs Follow the Modern Evidence Trail

    RCFLs Follow the Modern Evidence Trail

    August 12, 2019

    The FBI supports a nationwide network of Regional Computer Forensics Laboratories that help state, local, and federal law enforcement retrieve and analyze evidence from computers, phones, and other digital tools.

  • Retirement Reunion

    Retirement Reunion

    August 9, 2019

    At his retirement ceremony, the outgoing special agent in charge of the Knoxville Field Office was able to meet the man he recovered as an infant following a 1997 kidnapping in Washington state.

  • Operation Independence Day

    Operation Independence Day

    August 6, 2019

    A monthlong FBI-led operation to identify and arrest sex traffickers and recover child victims has resulted in dozens of arrests across the country and the identification and recovery of more than 100 juveniles.

  • Military Fraudster Sentenced

    Military Fraudster Sentenced

    July 31, 2019

    A South Carolina charity that purported to send military families on vacations to Disney World simply lined the pockets of its founder, who has been sentenced to prison.

  • ICCS 2019

    ICCS 2019

    July 25, 2019

    FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed cyber threats—including foreign influence and foreign investment—as well as the Bureau’s cyber capabilities at the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York.

  • Stolen Trust

    Stolen Trust

    July 23, 2019

    A Tennessee attorney is spending time behind bars for stealing more than $1 million from a trust set up on behalf of the daughter of a fallen law enforcement officer.

  • Family Fraudsters

    Family Fraudsters

    July 19, 2019

    A father and son who carried out a loan fraud scheme that caused more than 100 unsuspecting investors in their advertising company to lose $63 million have been convicted and sentenced.

  • The Homegrown Threat

    The Homegrown Threat

    July 16, 2019

    A list of nearly four dozen indicators that someone might be planning to commit an act of extremist violence is contained in a newly updated publication released by the country’s foremost counterterrorism organizations.

  • The Bureauas First Director

    The Bureau’s First Director

    July 11, 2019

    In 1908, Stanley W. Finch became the head of the organization that would eventually become the Federal Bureau of Investigation, giving it a strong start in key areas of the FBI’s responsibilities that continue to this day.

  • Airport Terrorist Sentenced

    Airport Terrorist Sentenced

    July 8, 2019

    The FBI and Royal Canadian Mounted Police teamed up to investigate the the stabbing of an airport police officer in Michigan, which led to a terrorism conviction and life sentence for the Canadian perpetrator.

  • Workersa Compensation Fraud

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud

    July 2, 2019

    For years, a San Diego-based fraud ring cheated the California workers’ compensation system and private insurance out of millions of dollars. The conspirators are now serving prison sentences.

  • Early Terrorism Investigation

    Early Terrorism Investigation

    June 28, 2019

    A series of bombings in 1919 had a profound impact on the young Bureau, with the organization gaining new resources and valuable experience in addressing national security threats as it evolved into the modern-day FBI.

  • Fighting for the Dogs

    Fighting for the Dogs

    June 25, 2019

    Civil forfeiture laws are helping the FBI and its partners get dogs rescued from dogfighting rings positioned to be treated, rehabilitated, and moved into better situations.

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