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05.19.16
05.16.16

Countering Terrorism

Inside the case of a New York man recently sentenced for his support of ISIL.
05.13.16

FBI Reaching Out About Female Genital Mutilation

The FBI is investigating tips and leads on the illegal practice of female genital mutilation.
05.10.16

Child Sexual Exploitation

A recent case serves as a reminder of the threat posed by pedophiles online.
05.06.16

ViCAP Part 2: The Highway Serial Killings Initiative

The Highway Serial Killings Initiative helps connect seemingly unrelated murder cases.
05.03.16

ViCAP, Part 1: Sharing Information to Stop Serial Offenders

FBI crime analysts train investigators on a national database aimed at solving serial crimes.
04.26.16
04.22.16

Violent Home Invasion

Two sentenced in case that illustrates the threat posed by gangs.
04.19.16

Man Gets 16 Years for Attempting to Purchase Ricin

Man sentenced for attempting to purchase biological toxin for use as a murder weapon.
04.14.16

Director’s Community Leadership Awards Presented

2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award recipients honored.
04.12.16

Landmark Cyberstalking Case: Life Sentences for Three Family Members

Delaware case results in first-ever convictions on charges of cyberstalking resulting in death.
04.06.16

New Top Ten Fugitive

Brenda Delgado, wanted for her alleged role in a murder-for-hire, is in custody.
03.22.16

Two From ‘Syrian Electronic Army’ Added to Cyber’s Most Wanted

Three members of a Syrian hacker collective were charged for intrusions into U.S. websites.
03.18.16

Check-Cashing Scheme Voided

Multi-agency effort disrupts U.S. Treasury check-cashing and identity theft ring.
03.09.16
03.08.16

Lottery Fraud

Jamaican ringleader of phone scam that targeted elderly victims in the U.S. sentenced to prison.
03.04.16

A Wartime Loss Found

Painting allegedly looted by Nazis in WWII was found in Ohio and returned to Poland.
03.01.16

FBI Tip Line Receives ‘Actionable’ Tips Daily

The FBI’s tips web portal, created in the wake of 9/11, receives about 1,300 tips a day.
02.26.16

Putting the Brakes on Crime

Woman who served as getaway driver for multiple robberies gets 121 years.
02.23.16

Caught in the Act

Man who robbed 30 banks in a year sentenced after being caught back at a crime scene.