Cyber Crime Update

Safe Online Surfing Program Reaches Milestone

From cyber bullies to online predators, the threats to our children in this digitally driven age are real. That’s why the FBI runs an online program
Release: Nov 22nd, 2016 04:41 | All

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Con Artist Brought to Justice

Trinity, it turned out, was “a fake person Zeitner created to lend legitimacy to the scheme,” Allen said. Eventually, the boyfriend became suspici
Release: Nov 17th, 2016 02:44 | All

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2015 Hate Crime Statistics Released

This year’s report, which contains data from 14,997 law enforcement agencies, reveals 5,850 criminal incidents and 6,885 related offenses that were
Release: Nov 14th, 2016 01:32 | All

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Violent Gang Leader Sentenced for Role in Murders

From selling his first bag of marijuana at age 10 to trafficking illegal narcotics in his late 20s, Hidalgo eventually formed “Cheko’s Crew” whi
Release: Nov 10th, 2016 05:14 | All

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Facebook Live Event: From Military to Special Agent

The FBI is hosting a Facebook Live event today at 12 p.m. EST to discuss how the unique skills and experience gained through prior military service ca
Release: Nov 10th, 2016 02:19 | All

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Break-In Netted Burglary Crew $2.5 Million in Jewels

“They sold the jewels in Nevada, California, North Carolina, all over the country,” Berry said, “and for a fraction of what they were worth—it
Release: Nov 7th, 2016 05:25 | All

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Transportation Official Sentenced in Red-Light Camera Corruption Case

From the time Redflex received the contract in 2003 until Bills retired in 2011, evidence showed that the transportation official used his influence t
Release: Nov 3rd, 2016 06:27 | All

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A Primer on DarkNet Marketplaces

In its investigative efforts against DarkNet marketplaces, the FBI—much like in our other criminal priorities—focuses its resources not on individ
Release: Nov 1st, 2016 03:00 | All

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Combating the Growing Money Laundering Threat

Money laundering is the process by which criminals conceal or disguise their proceeds and make them appear to have come from legitimate sources. Money
Release: Oct 24th, 2016 06:42 | All

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Online Cyber Training for Law Enforcement First Responders

But being truly effective at securing digital evidence requires an extra level of cyber knowledge. That’s why the International Association of Chief
Release: Oct 19th, 2016 04:52 | All

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LEOKA Report Released

Today, the FBI released its annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) report—this one covering the 41 felonious deaths, the 45 ac
Release: Oct 18th, 2016 02:05 | All

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Operation Cross Country X

This year’s Operation Cross Country—the largest to date—involved 55 FBI field offices and 74 FBI-led Child Exploitation Task Forces throughout t
Release: Oct 17th, 2016 07:09 | All

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FBI Live Event: IACP 2016

Operation Cross Country X The FBI’s annual law enforcement action focused on recovering underage victims of prostitution has concluded with the reco
Release: Oct 15th, 2016 05:30 | All

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Facebook Live Event

Discussion for Current Students, Recent Graduates The FBI participated in a Facebook Live event at 3 p.m. EDT on October 13 to inform viewers abo
Release: Oct 13th, 2016 07:00 | All

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Corruption Strikes Maryland Prison

Eighty defendants were charged on Wednesday in a racketeering conspiracy operating out of the Eastern Correctional Institute in Westover, Maryland. Ac
Release: Oct 7th, 2016 09:21 | All

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Report from Thailand, Part 3

Trafficking in Thailand: Signs of Progress The U.S. Department of State’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is said to be the world’s mos
Release: Oct 6th, 2016 05:00 | All

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FBI Holds Career Information Session for Team USA Athletes

Read shared his path from Olympian to special agent and described how he was able to translate his learned dedication and teamwork mantra to being a m
Release: Oct 3rd, 2016 10:35 | All

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016

Data breaches resulting in the compromise of personally identifiable information of thousands of Americans. Intrusions into financial, corporate, and
Release: Oct 3rd, 2016 03:00 | All

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Houston Animal “Crush” Cases Were First Under Federal Statute

The case was originally investigated by the Houston Police Department, where Officer Suzanne Hollifield followed a tip from the animal rights organiza
Release: Sep 29th, 2016 07:30 | All

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Latest Crime Statistics Released

In addition to national crime data, the publication also contains agency-level data, regional data, state totals, data from cities and counties groupe
Release: Sep 26th, 2016 01:45 | All

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Documentary Screening Stresses Opioid Addiction Dangers

Following the film screening, FBI Director James Comey spoke to audience members about the severe impact opioid addiction has had in America. He share
Release: Sep 23rd, 2016 10:00 | All

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FBI Takes Lead Role in Training Nation’s Public Safety Bomb Technicians

At the facility’s sprawling campus, training is provided in classrooms, explosives ranges, and in “villages” that include mock stores, churches,
Release: Sep 22nd, 2016 08:52 | All

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Watch Live: Panel Discussion on Opioid Addiction

Earlier this year, the FBI and DEA released a documentary called Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict, which focused on educating studen
Release: Sep 20th, 2016 11:30 | All

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Report from Thailand, Part 2

Training for the Future The three-day Victim Support Services Conference presented in Bangkok this spring to top Royal Thai Police officers—and othe
Release: Sep 20th, 2016 03:08 | All

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Report from Thailand, Part 1

Increasingly, the Thai government—with the assistance of the FBI and other partners—has taken significant steps to address the sexual exploitation
Release: Sep 16th, 2016 07:00 | All

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