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  • Operation Cross Country XI

    Operation Cross Country XI

    October 18, 2017

    The 11th iteration of Operation Cross Country, the FBI’s annual law enforcement action focused on recovering underage victims of prostitution, concluded with the recovery of 84 sexually exploited juveniles.

  • Virtual Kidnapping

    Virtual Kidnapping

    October 16, 2017

    Virtual kidnapping—an extortion fraud that can take many forms—has been around for decades, but a new twist on this frightening scam makes U.S. residents more vulnerable than ever.

  • 2016 LEOKA Report Released

    2016 LEOKA Report Released

    October 16, 2017

    The annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report for 2016 shows 118 law enforcement officers were killed and 57,180 were assaulted in the line of duty last year.

  • Coup Attempt in The Gambia

    Coup Attempt in The Gambia

    October 13, 2017

    Several naturalized Americans from The Gambia planned an unsuccessful coup against the government of their homeland in 2014, violating the Neutrality Act, a little-known federal law.

  • Help Us Identify a Child Predator

    Help Us Identify a Child Predator

    October 11, 2017

    The FBI is seeking the public’s help to identify and stop a child predator—known only as Jane Doe 39—as part of the Bureau’s Endangered Child Alert Program.

  • Cyber Security: Our Shared Responsibility

    Cyber Security: Our Shared Responsibility

    October 2, 2017

    Each October, the FBI joins its partners in reminding everyone to do their part to protect themselves in an increasingly Internet-connected world.

  • Directoras Installation Ceremony

    Director’s Installation Ceremony

    September 28, 2017

    Christopher Wray was formally installed as the eighth Director of the FBI during a ceremony at the Bureau’s Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive

    New Top Ten Fugitive

    September 25, 2017

    A Washington state gang member charged with two murders in 2010 has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a reward of up to $100,000 is being offered for information leading to his capture.

  • 2016 Crime Statistics Released

    2016 Crime Statistics Released

    September 25, 2017

    The FBI’s annual Crime in the United States report shows an increase in violent crime from 2015 to 2016, while property crimes declined.

  • Meth Ring Dismantled

    Meth Ring Dismantled

    September 22, 2017

    An FBI-led task force in Idaho helped put 11 members of a drug ring behind bars—but the work to combat gangs and criminal networks that profit from dealing methamphetamine and other illicit drugs in the area continues.

  • A Psychological Twist

    A Psychological Twist

    September 19, 2017

    A mother and son who owned several psychological services companies received lengthy prison terms for fraud schemes spanning six years that bilked Medicare of more than $13 million in bogus claims.

  • Bankruptcy Fraud

    Bankruptcy Fraud

    September 15, 2017

    In this unusual bankruptcy fraud case, an Indiana woman stole her husband’s identity—while the couple was still married—and began to loot his 401(k) retirement fund and other assets.

  • Safe Online Surfing

    Safe Online Surfing

    September 12, 2017

    The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge—a free, educational program for children that teaches cyber safety—has been updated and redesigned for the 2017-2018 school year.

  • Staying Ahead of the Threat

    Staying Ahead of the Threat

    September 7, 2017

    During a meeting of intelligence and national security leaders, FBI Director Christopher Wray stressed the importance of partnerships and intelligence in staying ahead of evolving threats.

  • Cold Case Solved

    Cold Case Solved

    September 5, 2017

    Nearly 50 years after the murder of a young father in Arkansas, the FBI and its partners helped secure a confession from the killer, who will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.

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