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  • $20 Million Investment Fraud

    $20 Million Investment Fraud

    April 23, 2018

    An Atlanta businessman and his business manager were recently sentenced to federal prison terms for defrauding a wealthy investor and several banks out of millions of dollars.

  • Directoras Community Leadership Awards

    Director’s Community Leadership Awards

    April 20, 2018

    In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters, Director Christopher Wray formally recognized 57 individuals and organizations from around the country for their efforts to build stronger, safer, and more cohesive communities.

  • Child Sex Tourism

    Child Sex Tourism

    April 17, 2018

    A 56-year-old Florida man who frequently traveled to the Philippines to have sex with young girls was sentenced to 330 years in prison for crimes related to child sex tourism.

  • New Top Ten Fugitive

    New Top Ten Fugitive

    April 12, 2018

    Rafael Caro-Quintero, considered a godfather of Mexican drug trafficking and wanted for the 1985 murder of a U.S. federal agent, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

  • Stolen Art Returned

    Stolen Art Returned

    April 12, 2018

    A 1911 painting by Marc Chagall stolen from an elderly couple’s Manhattan home in 1988 is being returned to the family’s estate after being hidden in a Maryland attic for nearly 30 years.

  • National Crime Victimsa Rights Week 2018

    National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2018

    April 10, 2018

    During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week—and every day—the FBI’s victim specialists work to support federal crime victims and their families during some of the most difficult times in their lives.

  • Fugitive Sought in 1996 ValuJet Crash

    Fugitive Sought in 1996 ValuJet Crash

    April 5, 2018

    The FBI announced a reward and released age-progressed images of fugitive Mauro Ociel Valenzuela-Reyes in connection with the 1996 fatal crash of ValuJet Flight 592 in the Florida Everglades.

  • Operation Disarray

    Operation Disarray

    April 3, 2018

    The nationwide law enforcement action was part of a recently launched DOJ initiative to disrupt the sale of opioids online and was the first operation of its kind to occur simultaneously in all 50 states.

  • Stolen Identities

    Stolen Identities

    March 29, 2018

    Four men who hacked the computer servers of mortgage brokers used the personal information they stole from customers to open unauthorized lines of credit and drain victims’ retirement accounts.

  • Terrorists Thwarted

    Terrorists Thwarted

    March 27, 2018

    Two New York men who planned to travel to Syria to fight with ISIS—or conduct attacks domestically if they could not get there—were arrested by the FBI and sentenced on terrorism charges.

  • State-Sponsored Cyber Theft

    State-Sponsored Cyber Theft

    March 23, 2018

    Nine Iranian citizens working at the behest of the government of Iran have been indicted in a computer hacking campaign that compromised universities, private companies, and government entities.

  • Drug Ring Dismantled

    Drug Ring Dismantled

    March 19, 2018

    Members of a violent drug trafficking organization will be spending decades behind bars thanks to the efforts of an FBI-led Safe Streets Task Force in North Carolina’s Triangle region.

  • Phantom Secure Takedown

    Phantom Secure Takedown

    March 16, 2018

    Phantom Secure, an encrypted communication service that facilitated organized criminal activity and drug traffickers, has been shut down thanks to an international law enforcement effort.

  • Pill Mill Doctor Sentenced

    Pill Mill Doctor Sentenced

    March 12, 2018

    A Detroit-area doctor, eventually stripped of his medical license, received prison time for his role in an illegal drug distribution operation and multi-million-dollar health care fraud scheme.

  • Terror Plot Dismantled

    Terror Plot Dismantled

    March 8, 2018

    An Ohio man who traveled to Syria for terrorist training—and planned to use that training to conduct attacks in the United States—was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison.

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