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  • Hacker Sentenced

    Hacker Sentenced

    November 19, 2019

    A hacktivist who overwhelmed the websites of a city and its police department with DDoS attacks has been convicted and sentenced to prison.

  • Lone Offender Terrorism

    Lone Offender Terrorism

    November 13, 2019

    An FBI study of lone offender terrorist attacks in the U.S. looks at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, and circumstances surrounding 52 attacks since 1972.

  • 2018 Hate Crime Statistics Released

    2018 Hate Crime Statistics Released

    November 12, 2019

    The number of hate crime incidents reported to the FBI decreased slightly from 2017 to 2018, according to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program’s annual Hate Crime Statistics report.

  • Events Mark 100 Years of African-American Agents

    Events Mark 100 Years of African-American Agents

    November 8, 2019

    Current and former African-American special agents joined the FBI Director in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Bureau’s first African-American special agent, who was appointed in 1919 and set the course for generations to follow.

  • Serving with STEM

    Serving with STEM

    November 8, 2019

    Science, technology, engineering, and math are integral to nearly every FBI investigation. One FBI cryptanalyst who uses STEM skills daily to decipher codes and help solve cases is also hard at work promoting forensic science to the next generation.

  • No Average Call

    No Average Call

    November 7, 2019

    The FBI’s National Threat Operations Center works day and night to ensure each of the calls and electronic tips it receives is evaluated rapidly and handled appropriately.

  • The Case of the Stolen Lemur

    The Case of the Stolen Lemur

    November 6, 2019

    A man who broke into a California zoo after hours and stole an endangered ring-tailed lemur—the oldest in captivity in North America—will be spending time in prison.

  • Curbing Car Crimes

    Curbing Car Crimes

    October 31, 2019

    On the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Dyer Act, which made interstate car theft a federal crime, we look back at how the law led to the FBI of today.

  • Director Addresses IACP

    Director Addresses IACP

    October 29, 2019

    At the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference, Director Christopher Wray discussed how the FBI’s commitment to work collaboratively with its law enforcement partners is one of four key leadership principles driving the Bureau’s work.

  • FBI Course ELEVATEs Victim Services

    FBI Course ELEVATEs Victim Services

    October 25, 2019

    A mass casualty exercise culminated a new 10-week course designed to show what it takes to start and operate an effective and sustainable victim services program inside a law enforcement agency.

  • Protecting Every Voice

    Protecting Every Voice

    October 23, 2019

    The FBI's Protected Voices initiative provides a suite of resources to help political campaigns—and the American public—understand the current methods and tactics being used by foreign adversaries to influence U.S. elections and how to protect against them.

  • Hate Crime Perpetrator Sentenced

    Hate Crime Perpetrator Sentenced

    October 18, 2019

    An Ohio tenant who painted racial slurs and imagery on his former rental home is now serving a federal prison sentence for hate crimes.

  • Phishing the Famous

    Phishing the Famous

    October 15, 2019

    A Georgia man who used phishing techniques to steal celebrities' credit card numbers and use them fraudulently has been sentenced to prison for his crimes.

  • Leo James McClairen: An Unheralded Pioneer

    Leo James McClairen: An Unheralded Pioneer

    October 10, 2019

    As the FBI’s first African-American special agent in the Deep South, Leo James McClairen served with distinction and paved the way for future generations of minority investigators and professional staff.

  • Samuel Little: Confessions of a Killer

    Samuel Little: Confessions of a Killer

    October 6, 2019

    The FBI is seeking the public’s help in identifying some of the victims of Samuel Little, who has been confirmed as the nation’s most prolific serial killer after confessing to 93 murders between 1970 and 2005.

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