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  • Identity Thief Sentenced

    Identity Thief Sentenced

    September 18, 2018

    A Nevada man who stole the personally identifiable information of multiple victims from his former employer and used it to open thousands of fraudulent PayPal accounts will be spending time behind bars.

  • Poisonous Plot

    Poisonous Plot

    September 13, 2018

    An Oklahoma woman was sentenced for possessing the toxin ricin as part of a plot to have her ex-husband murdered, which was a case that began after a concerned citizen reported potential criminal activity to the FBI.

  • Remembering 9/11

    Remembering 9/11

    September 10, 2018

    Seventeen years after 9/11, the FBI is helping to raise awareness about compensation available to first responders who have fallen ill as a result of exposure to toxins in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks.

  • Safe Online Surfing

    Safe Online Surfing

    September 7, 2018

    The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge, designed for third- through eighth-grade students, has opened for the 2018-19 school year and is now available in Spanish.

  • Ruby Slippers Recovered

    Ruby Slippers Recovered

    September 4, 2018

    A pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and stolen from the actress’ namesake museum in Minnesota more than a decade ago has been recovered.

  • Ensuring Right to Fair Housing

    Ensuring Right to Fair Housing

    August 31, 2018

    A Florida man was recently sentenced to a federal prison term for a civil rights violation after threatening to burn down a home that a Muslim couple was planning to buy in his neighborhood.

  • Seeking Victims of Sex Trafficker

    Seeking Victims of Sex Trafficker

    August 29, 2018

    The FBI is seeking additional victims of convicted Seattle-area sex trafficker David Delay, who manipulated women into prostitution through promises of fame, money, and love.

  • Drug Trafficking

    Drug Trafficking

    August 23, 2018

    A West Virginia man already serving a 20-year federal prison term for his role in a drug distribution conspiracy received an additional 20 years for directing a second drug ring from behind bars.

  • Interstate Cargo Theft

    Interstate Cargo Theft

    August 20, 2018

    A two-year investigation by the FBI’s Indianapolis Division, in conjunction with local and state law enforcement partners, resulted in the dismantling of a prolific cargo theft ring.

  • $100 Million Pharmacy Fraud

    $100 Million Pharmacy Fraud

    August 15, 2018

    A group of Florida scammers who set up pharmacies to bilk government and private insurance companies ended up writing themselves a prescription for prison time.

  • Domestic Terrorism

    Domestic Terrorism

    August 10, 2018

    Joseph Mahmoud Dibee, one of two remaining fugitives linked to a domestic terrorism group in the late 1990s known as The Family, has been apprehended overseas and returned to the United States.

  • Indian Country Gang Dismantled

    Indian Country Gang Dismantled

    August 10, 2018

    The violent Red Skin Kingz gang, led by a mother-son team on the Navajo Nation, has been dismantled and its leaders sent to prison thanks to an investigation by an FBI-led Safe Trails Task Force.

  • Serial Fraudster Gets 40 Years

    Serial Fraudster Gets 40 Years

    August 6, 2018

    A long-time financial predator was recently sentenced following his extradition from Mexico, where he carried out his latest scheme while he was a fugitive from justice in another case.

  • A Global Approach to Rooting Out Terrorism

    A Global Approach to Rooting Out Terrorism

    August 2, 2018

    At the International Law Enforcement Academy in New Mexico, delegates from six African nations worked with the FBI to explore the underlying causes of terrorism and how to counter violent extremism.

  • Justice for Murdered Witness

    Justice for Murdered Witness

    July 30, 2018

    Twelve members of a violent gang operating in the Charlotte, North Carolina area have been sent to prison for their roles in the cold-blooded murders of a robbery witness and his wife.

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