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Opioid Takedown

April 17, 2019 - 4:05pm
As part of the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force, the FBI joined partner agencies in announcing the largest law enforcement action to date against illegal opioid prescribers.

The Flying Bank Robber

April 15, 2019 - 3:45pm
Frank Sprenz, a former Ten Most Wanted Fugitive and prolific criminal who, among other offenses, stole small planes and flew to various cities to evade the law, was arrested 60 years ago this week.

Bombing Plotters Sentenced

April 12, 2019 - 3:18pm
Three men were sentenced to federal prison after being convicted of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against Somali immigrants in a Kansas apartment complex.

Billion-Dollar Bust

April 9, 2019 - 2:05pm
Thanks to a multi-agency investigation, the FBI and Department of Justice announced charges against 24 defendants who were allegedly part of a $1.2 billion fraud scheme against Medicare—one of the largest in U.S. history.

A Rapid Deployment Team for Victims

April 8, 2019 - 7:51am
The FBI’s Victim Services Response Team, a specially trained cadre of victim specialists, agents, and analysts, was established in 2005 to provide support for victims in mass casualty events.

The Pizza Connection

April 5, 2019 - 12:28pm
Thirty-five years after the bust of a vast, long-running Mafia drug conspiracy that touched four continents, the Pizza Connection case continues to pay dividends for partnerships, policing, and public safety.

Sexual Assault Kit Initiative

April 2, 2019 - 12:07pm
A nationwide push to test backlogged sexual assault kits is teaching law enforcement about the serial nature of many sexual offenders—and as we mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the findings offer important insights into the nation’s most underreported violent crime.

The First African-American Female Special Agent

March 28, 2019 - 8:19am
As the FBI celebrates 100 years of African-American special agents and observes Women’s History Month, we remember Sylvia Mathis, the first African-American woman to serve as an FBI agent.

Operation SaboTor

March 26, 2019 - 9:30am
The Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (J-CODE) team is delivering results through coordinated efforts and the commitment of the nation’s law enforcement agencies to address opioid sales on the Darknet.

The Melissa Virus

March 25, 2019 - 11:57am
Two decades ago, computer viruses were still relatively new notions to most Americans, but the fast-moving and destructive Melissa virus changed that in a significant way and showed many the darker side of the web.

FBI Marks 20 Years of Training at the ‘Body Farm’

March 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
For two decades, members of the FBI's Evidence Response Teams have trained on properly excavating burial sites at the Anthropology Research Facility in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Flooring Company Fined

March 18, 2019 - 1:56pm
A company that was investigated for making false statements regarding the levels of formaldehyde in its laminate flooring products has agreed to pay a $33 million penalty for securities fraud.

Mortgage Fraud

March 15, 2019 - 12:55pm
A real estate fraudster who targeted victims with limited English proficiency was sentenced for swindling homeowners and would-be homeowners out of more than $1 million.

‘Remember This Day’

March 13, 2019 - 12:03pm
FBI Director Christopher Wray has made a visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City a required part of the curriculum for all new special agent and intelligence analyst trainees.

Elder Fraud

March 7, 2019 - 3:30pm
The FBI joined federal partners in announcing the results of a yearlong targeted effort to capture and prosecute fraudsters who prey on the elderly.

Foiling an Elder Fraud Scam

March 7, 2019 - 1:38pm
Former FBI Director William Webster discusses being the target of a Jamaican lottery scam and his role in the ensuing investigation that led to his fraudster’s arrest and conviction.

Addressing the Cyber Threat

March 6, 2019 - 4:24pm
At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Director Christopher Wray discussed the FBI’s approach to combating cybercrime through expertise, technology, and partnerships.

Art Crime

February 27, 2019 - 7:11am
The FBI's Art Crime Team is seeking to identify the rightful owners of more than 7,000 artifacts recovered from an Indiana farm in 2014 that were taken from locations spanning the globe.

2018 Preliminary Crime Statistics Released

February 25, 2019 - 9:00am
According to the FBI's Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, both violent crime and property crime decreased in the first half of 2018 when compared to statistics from the first half of the previous year.

Sentence Scammers Stopped

February 22, 2019 - 10:20am
A group of fraudsters who stole more than $4 million from inmates’ families by falsely claiming they could buy sentence reductions are now serving their own prison terms.