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  • 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.

  • No Safe Haven

    No Safe Haven

    June 24, 2019

    A recent case shows Cuba will seize property and bank accounts that criminals attempt to illegally shelter on the island.

  • Protecting Faith Communities

    Protecting Faith Communities

    June 20, 2019

    The FBI invited faith leaders to FBI Headquarters for a discussion on keeping houses of worship safe.

  • Terrorist Thwarted

    Terrorist Thwarted

    June 17, 2019

    Thanks to a multi-agency investigation, a bomber who placed six hoax and real bombs around a rural South Carolina community has been sentenced to federal prison.

  • Gone Phishing

    Gone Phishing

    June 13, 2019

    A fraudster who conducted a text message-based phishing scam to steal bank information—and used that information to steal thousands of dollars from victims—is now behind bars.

  • Cyberstalker Sentenced

    Cyberstalker Sentenced

    June 10, 2019

    A man who conducted a relentless campaign of online harassment against a law school interviewer after not being accepted to the school is now serving a federal prison sentence.

  • New National Academy Grads

    New National Academy Grads

    June 7, 2019

    Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General William Barr emphasized coordination and communication between federal, state, local, and international agencies in remarks today to more than 250 law enforcement officers graduating from the FBI’s National Academy.

  • National Academy Student Marks Milestone

    National Academy Student Marks Milestone

    June 7, 2019

    Belize Police Department Inspector Sherlet Ramclam, a single mother of four and the country's first female delegate to the FBI National Academy, hopes her experience will shape the future of her country's national law enforcement agency.

  • Stolen Secrets Saved

    Stolen Secrets Saved

    June 6, 2019

    A Chinese national who stole medical device research trade secrets from his employer in California—with the goal of creating a competing Chinese company—has been convicted and sentenced.

  • The Neighborhood Spy

    The Neighborhood Spy

    June 3, 2019

    Though it occurred decades ago, the case of American engineer William Holden Bell, who betrayed his country through espionage, still provides lessons and warning signs for today.

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