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  • Protect Yourself from Pandemic Scammers

    Protect Yourself from Pandemic Scammers

    April 6, 2020

    The head of our Financial Crimes Section discusses scams and crimes related to the COVID-19 pandemic and offers tips on how to protect yourself.

  • Corruption Ring Disrupted

    Corruption Ring Disrupted

    March 16, 2020

    A county executive in Missouri and one of his campaign donors have been convicted and sentenced for their roles in a pay-to-play bribery scheme.

  • FBI Top Ten List Turns 70

    FBI Top Ten List Turns 70

    March 12, 2020

    The FBI looks back at seven decades of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives program—from the creation of the famous list in 1950 to the modern-day ways we’re reaching out to the public about dangerous offenders.

  • Robbers Sentenced

    Robbers Sentenced

    March 2, 2020

    A man and woman who targeted and violently robbed seven senior citizens in West Virginia, Virginia, and Tennessee have been convicted and sentenced to lengthy prison terms.

  • Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    February 26, 2020

    A Rhode Island woman who targeted friends, family, and neighbors in a dubious investment scheme that fleeced her victims of nearly $5 million was sentenced to eight years in prison.

  • Romanian Hackers Sentenced

    Romanian Hackers Sentenced

    February 20, 2020

    For nearly a decade, the Bayrob Group infected thousands of computers with malware and stole millions of dollars from victims. But with help from private sector and law enforcement partners, the FBI shut down their criminal operation.

  • Looking for Asha

    Looking for Asha

    February 14, 2020

    Twenty years after the mysterious disappearance of 9-year-old Asha Degree from her home in North Carolina, the FBI and local investigators continue to actively search for clues in the case.

  • 2019 Internet Crime Report Released

    2019 Internet Crime Report Released

    February 11, 2020

    Last year, the Internet Crime Complaint Center received 467,361 complaints, recorded more than $3.5 billion in losses to victims, and saw criminals deploying new tactics and techniques to carry out scams—with no signs of letting up.

  • A New Partnership with Kenya

    A New Partnership with Kenya

    February 10, 2020

    The FBI and State Department have partnered to bring Kenyan police and intelligence officers to the FBI Academy, where they will undergo training in preparation for the establishment of the first Joint Terrorism Task Force outside of the U.S.

  • Chinese Hackers Charged in Equifax Breach

    Chinese Hackers Charged in Equifax Breach

    February 10, 2020

    Four Chinese military-backed hackers were indicted in connection with the 2017 cyberattack against Equifax, which led to the largest known theft of personally identifiable information ever carried out by state-sponsored actors.

  • Confronting the China Threat

    Confronting the China Threat

    February 6, 2020

    FBI Director Christopher Wray described the economic espionage threat from China as one of the most serious threats to the economic and national security of the U.S. and called for a whole-of-society response to combat the problem.

  • Stopping Domestic Terrorism

    Stopping Domestic Terrorism

    January 31, 2020

    An Ohio couple who planned a mass shooting are now serving prison sentences thanks in part to a concerned citizen who shared a tip with law enforcement.

  • Sentence in BEC Scheme

    Sentence in BEC Scheme

    January 28, 2020

    A leader of a business email compromise ring that stole more than $120 million from two American companies is spending time behind bars. Learn how to protect yourself from this growing crime.

  • The Bureau and the Great Experiment

    The Bureau and the Great Experiment

    January 24, 2020

    A century after the Volstead Act authorized the U.S. government to carry out the 18th Amendment, we look back at the Bureau’s role in pursuing violators of the new federal prohibition laws.

  • 2019 Preliminary Crime Statistics Released

    2019 Preliminary Crime Statistics Released

    January 21, 2020

    According to the FBI's Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, both violent crime and property crime decreased in the first half of 2019 compared to the same time frame in 2018.

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