Category: FBI Nat’l Press Release

Larissa L. Knapp Named Executive Assistant Director of the Human Resources Branch

Director Christopher Wray has named Larissa L. Knapp as the executive assistant director of the Human Resources Branch at FBI…

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FBI Recognizes International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation has broad implications for the health and human rights of women and girls, as well as societies…

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The National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force Releases Ransomware Fact Sheet

The NCIJTF’s ransomware fact sheet provides the public with important information on the current ransomware threat and the government’s response….

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Jeffrey S. Sallet Named FBI Associate Deputy Director

Director Christopher Wray has named Jeffrey S. Sallet as the associate deputy director of the FBI. Original Source

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Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson Issues Statement on the Shootings of FBI Special Agents in Florida

Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson issued a statement regarding an agent-involved shooting in Sunrise, Florida, in which two FBI agents…

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Director Wray’s Statement Regarding Agent-Involved Shooting in Florida

FBI Director Christopher Wray issued a statement regarding an agent-involved shooting in Sunrise, Florida, in which two FBI agents were…

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Donald M. Voiret Named Special Agent in Charge of the Seattle Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Donald M. Voiret as the special agent in charge of the Seattle Field Office. Original…

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Paul M. Abbate Named FBI Deputy Director

Director Christopher Wray has named Paul M. Abbate as the deputy director of the FBI. Original Source

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Paul H. Haertel Named Assistant Director of the Critical Incident Response Group

Director Christopher Wray has named Paul H. Haertel as the assistant director of the Critical Incident Response Group at FBI…

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Emotet Botnet Disrupted in International Cyber Operation

A multinational operation disrupted and took down the infrastructure of the malware and botnet known as Emotet, which infected more…

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Kieran Ramsey Named Special Agent in Charge of the Portland Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Kieran Ramsey as the special agent in charge of the Portland Field Office. Original Source

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FBI Director Christopher Wray’s Remarks at Briefing on Inauguration Security

During a briefing to Vice President Mike Pence with other agency officials at FEMA Headquarters on January 14, 2021, FBI…

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Thirteen Charged in Federal Court Following Riot at the United States Capitol

Thirteen individuals have been charged so far in federal court in relation to crimes committed at the U.S. Capitol in…

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Director Wray’s Statement on Violent Activity at the U.S. Capitol Building

FBI Director Christopher Wray issued a statement regarding the January 6, 2021, violent activity at the U.S. Capitol. Original Source

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Director Wray’s Statement on Violent Activity at the U.S. Capitol Building

FBI Director Christopher Wray issued a statement regarding the January 6, 2021, violent activity at the U.S. Capitol. Original Source

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Joint Statement by the FBI, CISA, ODNI, and NSA

The Cyber Unified Coordination Group—which includes the FBI, CISA, and ODNI, with support from NSA—issued a statement about the significant…

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Iranian Cyber Actors Responsible for Website Threatening U.S. Election Officials

The FBI and CISA possess highly credible information indicating Iranian cyber actors almost certainly were responsible for the creation of…

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Federal Agencies Warn of Emerging Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19 Vaccines

The FBI, Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are…

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Timothy Waters Named Special Agent in Charge of the Detroit Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Timothy Waters as the special agent in charge of the Detroit Field Office. Original Source

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FBI Releases 2019 NIBRS Crime Data

The FBI released detailed data on nearly 7.7 million criminal offenses reported to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in…

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Brian Dugan Named Special Agent in Charge of the Norfolk Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Brian Dugan as the special agent in charge of the Norfolk Field Office in Virginia….

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U.S. Law Enforcement Takes Action Against Approximately 2,300 Money Mules in Global Crackdown on Money Laundering

The Department of Justice and partner agencies announced the completion of the third annual Money Mule Initiative, a coordinated operation…

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FBI Response to UK Child Sexual Abuse Case

FBI Executive Assistant Director Darrin E. Jones issued a statement in response to the announcement by the United Kingdom’s National…

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FBI Releases 2019 Hate Crime Statistics

The FBI released its latest Hate Crime Statistics report, an annual compilation of bias-motivated incidents throughout the nation that provides…

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