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  • National Missing Childrenas Day

    National Missing Children’s Day

    May 25, 2017

    On this day—and every day—the FBI asks the public for help in locating children who have been reported kidnapped or missing.

  • Recovering Missing Kids

    Recovering Missing Kids

    May 22, 2017

    The disappearance and recovery of a Virginia teenager provides a glimpse into the FBI’s role when kids go missing and are believed to be in danger.

  • National Police Week 2017

    National Police Week 2017

    May 19, 2017

    The FBI joined the nation in paying tribute to fallen officers this week, including seven agents whose deaths have been linked to their 9/11 response work.

  • FBI Impersonator Sentenced

    FBI Impersonator Sentenced

    May 16, 2017

    A con man who preyed on women and pretended to be an FBI agent is now serving a nearly six-year prison term after his lies and deceptions finally caught up with him.

  • Hoganas Alley Turns 30

    Hogan’s Alley Turns 30

    May 12, 2017

    Over the past three decades, Hogan’s Alley—a mock town on the grounds of the FBI’s Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia—has evolved into the cornerstone of the Bureau’s practical training program.

  • Sovereign Citizens Sentenced

    Sovereign Citizens Sentenced

    May 9, 2017

    A group in Pennsylvania claiming itself exempt from government authority laid claim to dozens of foreclosed homes worth millions of dollars and sold them illegally to unsuspecting victims.

  • aPlaypena Creator Sentenced to 30 Years

    ‘Playpen’ Creator Sentenced to 30 Years

    May 5, 2017

    The creator and lead administrator of what was believed to be the world’s largest child pornography website—with more than 150,000 users around the world—is serving 30 years in prison.

  • Virtual Ticket to Prison

    Virtual Ticket to Prison

    May 3, 2017

    What seemed to be a straightforward fraud scheme involving concert tickets led investigators to uncover an elaborate—and illegal—unlicensed bitcoin exchange.

  • Directoras Community Leadership Awards

    Director’s Community Leadership Awards

    April 28, 2017

    In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters, Director James Comey formally recognized 58 individuals and organizations from around the country for their efforts to build stronger, safer, and more cohesive communities.

  • The Scourge of Child Pornography

    The Scourge of Child Pornography

    April 25, 2017

    In coordination with local, state, federal, and international partners, the FBI devotes extensive resources to fighting the sexual exploitation of children.

  • Financial Fraud

    Financial Fraud

    April 21, 2017

    A Florida man was recently sentenced for an elaborate and long-running stock-loan scheme that cost business executives and shareholders of publicly traded corporations more than $100 million.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive

    New Top Ten Fugitive

    April 18, 2017

    Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, a 26-year-old wanted for the April 2015 murder of his wife in Maryland, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive

    New Top Ten Fugitive

    April 12, 2017

    New Jersey gang member Walter Yovany Gomez, wanted in connection with a brutal murder, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

  • Pharmaceutical Theft

    Pharmaceutical Theft

    April 10, 2017

    The perpetrators of the 2010 theft of $60 million worth of prescription drugs from an Eli Lilly warehouse are behind bars for their roles in the largest heist in Connecticut history.

  • Forged Provenance

    Forged Provenance

    April 6, 2017

    An art dealer who sold fake pieces based on bogus historic documents he created is behind bars for his fraud scheme, but many victims may still unknowingly own his phony works.

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