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  • Elder Fraud

    Elder Fraud

    February 22, 2018

    A coordinated action aimed at those who prey on senior citizens has resulted in charges against more than 250 subjects who collectively victimized more than a million people.

  • Sober Home Fraud

    Sober Home Fraud

    February 21, 2018

    The owner of several purported sober homes and drug treatment centers in Florida was sentenced to more than 27 years in prison for defrauding insurance companies and forcing patients into prostitution, among other crimes.

  • Investment Fraud

    Investment Fraud

    February 15, 2018

    Two Virginia men were sentenced for their roles in a $10 million investment fraud scheme involving the tax-deferred retirement savings accounts of approximately 60 victims in multiple states.

  • A Dishonest Broker

    A Dishonest Broker

    February 12, 2018

    The owner of a brokerage company was sentenced to more than six years in prison for defrauding mortgage applicants and banks in the Pittsburgh area while enriching himself in the process.

  • Heroin Ring Dismantled

    Heroin Ring Dismantled

    February 8, 2018

    A joint investigation by the FBI and its partners resulted in the takedown of a criminal drug trafficking organization responsible for transporting heroin into the Tampa Bay area.

  • Economic Espionage

    Economic Espionage

    February 5, 2018

    An insider working for a government contractor in California was recently sentenced to prison for selling sensitive satellite information to someone he believed was a Russian agent.

  • Recovering the Space Shuttle Columbia

    Recovering the Space Shuttle Columbia

    February 1, 2018

    When the space shuttle Columbia disaster occurred 15 years ago, the FBI was tasked with recovering the remains of the crew, stabilizing hazardous material, and securing classified equipment.

  • Stopping Human Trafficking

    Stopping Human Trafficking

    January 30, 2018

    January marks National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, but a recent case in Wisconsin illustrates how the FBI works with its partners year-round to get dangerous traffickers off the streets and obtain justice for victims.

  • Sextortion

    Sextortion

    January 26, 2018

    A recent case of sextortion that resulted in a Georgia man receiving a 10-year prison term illustrates the online threat to vulnerable young people on social media sites.

  • 2017 Preliminary Semiannual Crime Stats Released

    2017 Preliminary Semiannual Crime Stats Released

    January 23, 2018

    Preliminary crime statistics for the first half of 2017 show a decrease in overall crime when compared with the same time frame in 2016, according to the most recent Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report.

  • International Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

    International Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

    January 19, 2018

    A businesswoman and a lawyer were recently sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms for their roles in an international fraud and money laundering conspiracy that defrauded dozens of victims.

  • Super Bowl Security

    Super Bowl Security

    January 17, 2018

    Nearly two years of planning has taken place, largely behind the scenes, to make sure that Super Bowl LII—and the 10 days of events leading up to the kickoff at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4—is safe and secure.

  • Director Addresses Cyber Conference

    Director Addresses Cyber Conference

    January 11, 2018

    At the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York, FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed how the FBI is evolving to stay ahead of threats in the digital age.

  • New Images Released in 1986 Hijacking Case

    New Images Released in 1986 Hijacking Case

    January 11, 2018

    The FBI is hoping to generate new leads with the release of age-progressed images of four alleged terrorists involved in the 1986 hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Pakistan that killed two Americans.

  • Hazardous Devices School

    Hazardous Devices School

    January 9, 2018

    The FBI’s Hazardous Devices School at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama is the only facility in the country that trains and certifies the nation’s public safety bomb technicians.

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