FBI Press Releases
Monday, October 16, 2017
Virtual kidnapping—an extortion fraud that can take many forms—has been around for decades, but a new twist on this frightening scam makes U.S. residents more vulnerable than ever.
Monday, October 16, 2017
The annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report for 2016 shows 118 law enforcement officers were killed and 57,180 were assaulted in the line of duty last year.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Several naturalized Americans from The Gambia planned an unsuccessful coup against the government of their homeland in 2014, violating the Neutrality Act, a little-known federal law.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The FBI is seeking the public’s help to identify and stop a child predator—known only as Jane Doe 39—as part of the Bureau’s Endangered Child Alert Program.
Monday, October 02, 2017
Each October, the FBI joins its partners in reminding everyone to do their part to protect themselves in an increasingly Internet-connected world.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Christopher Wray was formally installed as the eighth Director of the FBI during a ceremony at the Bureau’s Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Monday, September 25, 2017
A Washington state gang member charged with two murders in 2010 has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a reward of up to $100,000 is being offered for information leading to his capture.
Monday, September 25, 2017
The FBI’s annual Crime in the United States report shows an increase in violent crime from 2015 to 2016, while property crimes declined.
Friday, September 22, 2017
An FBI-led task force in Idaho helped put 11 members of a drug ring behind bars—but the work to combat gangs and criminal networks that profit from dealing methamphetamine and other illicit drugs in the area continues.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
A mother and son who owned several psychological services companies received lengthy prison terms for fraud schemes spanning six years that bilked Medicare of more than $13 million in bogus claims.
Friday, September 15, 2017
In this unusual bankruptcy fraud case, an Indiana woman stole her husband’s identity—while the couple was still married—and began to loot his 401(k) retirement fund and other assets.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge—a free, educational program for children that teaches cyber safety—has been updated and redesigned for the 2017-2018 school year.
Thursday, September 07, 2017
During a meeting of intelligence and national security leaders, FBI Director Christopher Wray stressed the importance of partnerships and intelligence in staying ahead of evolving threats.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Nearly 50 years after the murder of a young father in Arkansas, the FBI and its partners helped secure a confession from the killer, who will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Federal authorities are issuing warnings to potential donors wishing to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey that unscrupulous scammers may set up shop in the storm’s wake.