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  • Becoming an Agent, Part 1

    Becoming an Agent, Part 1

    July 18, 2017

    Follow a class of trainees as they spend more than 20 weeks at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, where they’ll learn what it takes to become a special agent.

  • Nationwide Sweep Targets Enablers of Opioid Epidemic

    Nationwide Sweep Targets Enablers of Opioid Epidemic

    July 13, 2017

    Charges were announced against more than 400 individuals for their roles in health care fraud schemes involving approximately $1.3 billion in false billings to Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE.

  • Telecom Hacking Scheme

    Telecom Hacking Scheme

    July 6, 2017

    A Pakistani man who laundered nearly $20 million in a massive international hacking and telecommunications fraud scheme is serving time for his crime.

  • Phishing for Photos

    Phishing for Photos

    July 3, 2017

    A man who tricked more than 50 unsuspecting women into providing him their passwords so he could steal their private information and photographs is spending time behind bars.

  • The Case of the aKung Fu Pandaa Fraud

    The Case of the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Fraud

    June 29, 2017

    A man who claimed that DreamWorks stole his idea for the characters and story behind the popular 2008 film ‘Kung Fu Panda’ is behind bars after his fraud scheme backfired.

  • High-Tech Vehicle Theft

    High-Tech Vehicle Theft

    June 26, 2017

    Nine members of a Tijuana-based motorcycle gang are facing charges for their roles in a brazen high-tech scheme to steal more than 150 Jeep Wranglers and motorcycles in San Diego to sell in Mexico.

  • IC3 Releases 2016 Internet Crime Report

    IC3 Releases 2016 Internet Crime Report

    June 22, 2017

    The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center—which received nearly 300,000 complaints with reported losses of more than $1.3 billion last year—released its annual report highlighting trends in Internet crime.

  • Multi-Million-Dollar Ponzi Scheme

    Multi-Million-Dollar Ponzi Scheme

    June 19, 2017

    A former pro football player and a former bank executive were sentenced for defrauding dozens of investors who thought they were providing short-term loans to professional athletes.

  • New Information in Fugitive Case

    New Information in Fugitive Case

    June 15, 2017

    The FBI has released newly acquired photographs of Donald Eugene Webb and is asking for the public’s assistance to locate the longtime fugitive wanted for killing a Pennsylvania police chief in 1980.

  • Historic Hate Crime Sentencing

    Historic Hate Crime Sentencing

    June 12, 2017

    A federal judge sentenced a gang member to prison for killing a transgender girl, the first time a federal hate crime law has been used for the death of a transgender victim.

  • National Academy Graduates 50,000th Student

    National Academy Graduates 50,000th Student

    June 8, 2017

    The FBI’s National Academy—a 10-week professional course of study designed for law enforcement leaders in the U.S. and around the world—conferred a diploma this week upon its 50,000th graduate.

  • Stopping Skimmers

    Stopping Skimmers

    June 5, 2017

    The case of a Romanian man who was recently sentenced to four years in prison for his role in an ATM skimming conspiracy illustrates how the public is vulnerable to this type of crime.

  • Report from Chicago

    Report from Chicago

    May 30, 2017

    In partnership with the Chicago Police Department, the FBI has undertaken significant measures to address the city’s extreme gun violence, which has been described as an epidemic.

  • National Missing Childrenas Day

    National Missing Children’s Day

    May 25, 2017

    On this day—and every day—the FBI asks the public for help in locating children who have been reported kidnapped or missing.

  • Recovering Missing Kids

    Recovering Missing Kids

    May 22, 2017

    The disappearance and recovery of a Virginia teenager provides a glimpse into the FBI’s role when kids go missing and are believed to be in danger.

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