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  • 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.

  • Operation DisrupTor

    Operation DisrupTor

    September 22, 2020

    A Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (JCODE) investigation in Los Angeles exemplifies the teamwork and tenacity required to uncover the people behind drug operations that run through a network prized for its encryption and anonymity.

  • Iran at Center of Cyber Crime Charges in Three Cases

    Iran at Center of Cyber Crime Charges in Three Cases

    September 18, 2020

    Criminal charges announced against multiple alleged hackers in Iran show the breadth of the cyber threat emanating from that country and the FBI and partner agency efforts to neutralize it and hold the individuals accountable.

  • FBI Checklist Aids Searches for Missing Autistic Children

    FBI Checklist Aids Searches for Missing Autistic Children

    September 18, 2020

    After a 6-year-old boy with autism went missing in North Carolina in 2018, the FBI’s Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Team developed a one-page questionnaire to help investigators be better prepared in similar cases.

  • FBI Strategy Addresses Evolving Cyber Threat

    FBI Strategy Addresses Evolving Cyber Threat

    September 16, 2020

    FBI Director Christopher Wray announced the Bureau’s new strategy for countering cyber threats in remarks at the virtual CISA National Cybersecurity Summit.

  • Directoras Community Leadership Awards

    Director’s Community Leadership Awards

    September 16, 2020

    Although the annual in-person DCLA ceremony at FBI Headquarters was canceled this year, we honor and celebrate the dedication and service of each of our award recipients, who are all working to make their communities safer and stronger.

  • FBI Agents and Resources Support Operation Legend in Nine Cities

    FBI Agents and Resources Support Operation Legend in Nine Cities

    August 14, 2020

    In support of Operation Legend, the FBI has increased its presence in, and provided additional resources to, nine cities experiencing an uptick in violent crime.

  • Robots Help Manage Billions of Pages at New FBI Central Records Complex

    Robots Help Manage Billions of Pages at New FBI Central Records Complex

    August 12, 2020

    The new facility in Virginia will house more than 2 billion pages of records and enlists robots to help with filing and retrieval.

  • Trade Secret Theft

    Trade Secret Theft

    July 29, 2020

    A lengthy FBI investigation resulted in guilty pleas from two men who admitted to their roles in stealing trade secrets from General Electric to start a competing business in another country.

  • Danger Beneath the Surface

    Danger Beneath the Surface

    July 22, 2020

    Get an interactive look at how the FBI’s Underwater Post-Blast Investigation course prepares the nation's public safety bomb tech divers to counter threats in their home harbors and waterways.

  • Money Mule Reined In

    Money Mule Reined In

    July 16, 2020

    When a Texas school district fell victim to a $2 million business email compromise scheme, a Florida man moved much of the stolen money away from law enforcement’s grasp—and is now spending time behind bars.

  • Rescuing Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

    Rescuing Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

    July 1, 2020

    The FBI's Endangered Child Alert Program and Operation Rescue Me initiative support an urgent effort to identify and aid the young victims being harmed in images of child sexual abuse.

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