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  • Concert Promoter Sentenced for Ponzi Scheme

    Concert Promoter Sentenced for Ponzi Scheme

    March 3, 2021

    A smooth talking concert promoter told investors he could make them rich. But instead, he and an associate swindled their victims out of more than $20 million—and are now serving prison time.

  • Moving the Diversity Needle

    Moving the Diversity Needle

    February 26, 2021

    Assistant Director A. Tonya Odom, who served for eight years as the FBI’s first chief diversity officer, looks back on her role as the leading advocate for diversity and inclusion at the Bureau.

  • Honoring Our Fallen Agents

    Honoring Our Fallen Agents

    February 8, 2021

    Memorial services were held in Florida to honor the lives of FBI Special Agents Laura Schwartzenberger and Daniel Alfin, who were killed in the line of duty February 2, 2021. We will always remember their ultimate sacrifice.

  • Emotet Malware Disrupted

    Emotet Malware Disrupted

    February 1, 2021

    The FBI worked alongside foreign law enforcement and private sector partners in an innovative, coordinated effort to take down a destructive malware known as Emotet.

  • Investment Fraudster Sentenced

    Investment Fraudster Sentenced

    January 27, 2021

    A man who pretended to be an accountant and lawyer defrauded an unsuspecting family out of more than $700,000—and is now spending time behind bars.

  • New Reward in Boston Chinatown Massacre Case

    New Reward in Boston Chinatown Massacre Case

    January 12, 2021

    The FBI and Boston Police are hoping a $30,000 reward will shed light on the whereabouts of a suspect in the execution-style murders of five men 30 years ago.

  • Stopping Human Trafficking

    Stopping Human Trafficking

    January 11, 2021

    The recent disruption of a Washington, D.C.-area trafficking ring shows the FBI's commitment to stopping human traffickers—during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and all year long.

  • Hacker Who Disrupted PPE Shipments Sentenced

    Hacker Who Disrupted PPE Shipments Sentenced

    January 6, 2021

    A disgruntled former employee of a medical equipment packaging company was sentenced for hacking into the company’s computer systems and disrupting the shipment of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Innocent Images Program Marks 25 Years

    Innocent Images Program Marks 25 Years

    December 28, 2020

    When a 1990s kidnapping case led FBI agents to individuals who were using the internet to share images of child sexual abuse and lure children into harm, it launched a revolution in how the FBI investigates these crimes.

  • New Charges in Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing

    New Charges in Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing

    December 21, 2020

    Thirty-two years after the terrorist bombing of a Pan Am jet over Scotland killed 270 people, including 190 Americans, charges have been filed against a former Libyan intelligence operative for his alleged role in building the bomb.

  • Iris Biometric Added to NGI

    Iris Biometric Added to NGI

    December 11, 2020

    The Next Generation Identification Iris Service gives the FBI and partner agencies the ability to capture, catalog, and make rapid comparisons of iris images with a high rate of accuracy.

  • Five Things to Know About NIBRS

    Five Things to Know About NIBRS

    November 25, 2020

    Next year, the National Incident-Based Reporting System will become the national crime data collection program. The result will be more robust and complete data for law enforcement, researchers, and the public.

  • Sextortion

    Sextortion

    November 10, 2020

    The case of a Florida man who was sentenced to 60 years in prison for victimizing a teenager online highlights the growing crime of sextortion and its devastating real-life consequences.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive

    New Top Ten Fugitive

    October 13, 2020

    Jose Rodolfo Villarreal-Hernandez, wanted for allegedly directing individuals to track and murder a man in Southlake, Texas, has been added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. A reward of up to $1 million is available for information leading to his arrest.

  • Train Derailment Mystery

    Train Derailment Mystery

    October 9, 2020

    Twenty-five years after the derailment of Amtrak's Sunset Limited passenger train in Arizona killed the conductor and injured dozens of passengers, investigators are still trying to find answers—and justice for the victims.

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