Justice Department Announces Total Distribution of Over $4 Billion to Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme

The Department of Justice announced that the Madoff Victim Fund (MVF) began its eighth distribution of approximately $372 million in…

Robert K. Tripp Named Special Agent in Charge of the San Francisco Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Robert K. Tripp as the special agent in charge of the San Francisco Field Office.…

GSA Announces Site Selection Process for New FBI Headquarters

The U.S. General Services Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) today announced the site selection process for the…

U.S. Attorney Announces Federal Charges Against 47 Defendants in $250 Million Feeding Our Future Fraud Scheme

47 defendants have been charged for their alleged roles in a $250 million fraud scheme that exploited a federally funded…

Former Elected County Coroner Convicted for Illegal Distribution of Controlled Substances

A federal jury convicted Dr. David Suetholz of Ludlow, Kentucky, for illegally prescribing controlled substances Oxycontin, Klonopin, Ambien, and Valium.…

Three Iranian Nationals Charged with Engaging in Computer Intrusions and Ransomware-Style Extortion Against U.S. Critical Infrastructure Providers

An indictment was unsealed today charging three Iranian nationals with allegedly orchestrating a scheme to hack into the computer networks…

FBI and Law Enforcement Partners Arrest Nearly 6,000 Violent Criminals This Summer

Between May 1, and Sept. 2, 2022, the FBI and our local and state law enforcement partners arrested nearly 6,000…

FBI Addresses Ongoing Threats Targeting Historically Black Schools and Institutions in Call with Partners

The FBI and Department of Justice hosted a nationwide phone call with the victims, advocacy groups, and community leaders impacted…

Two Individuals Convicted of Conspiracy and Fraud in Cattle Ponzi Scheme

Reva Joyce Stachniw, of Galesburg, Illinois, and Ron Throgmartin, of Buford, Georgia, have been convicted of wire fraud and conspiracy…

Douglas S. Beidler Named Assistant Director of the Security Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Douglas S. Beidler as the assistant director of the Security Division at FBI Headquarters in…

Eric G. Pokorak Named Assistant Director of the Laboratory Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Eric G. Pokorak as the assistant director of the Laboratory Division in Quantico, Virginia. Original…

Johnnie Sharp, Jr. Named Assistant Director of the IT Infrastructure Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Johnnie Sharp, Jr. as the assistant director of the IT Infrastructure Division at the FBI’s…

Robert R. Wells Named Assistant Director of the Counterterrorism Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Robert R. Wells as the assistant director of the Counterterrorism Division at FBI Headquarters in…

Michael H. Schneider Named Assistant Director of the Human Resources Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Michael H. Schneider as the assistant director of the Human Resources Division at FBI Headquarters…

FBI Announces Results of Nationwide Sex Trafficking Operation

The FBI, working with its state and local partners during two weeks in August, identified and located 84 minor victims…

Richard A. Collodi Named Special Agent in Charge of the Seattle Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Richard A. Collodi as the special agent in charge of the Seattle Field Office. Original…

Statement from Director Wray

Unfounded attacks on the integrity of the FBI erode respect for the rule of law and are a grave disservice…

Member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Charged with Plot to Murder the Former National Security Advisor

Shahram Poursafi, aka Mehdi Rezayi, an Iranian national and member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, was charged with use…

FBI Recognizes the 10th Anniversary of the Kidnapping of Austin Tice

This week we recognize the 10th anniversary of the kidnapping of Austin Tice from Damascus, Syria. Original Source

Federal Judge Sentences Three Men Convicted of Racially Motivated Hate Crimes in Connection with the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia

Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael were each sentenced to life in prison for committing federal hate crimes and…

FBI Laboratory Publishes Major Handwriting Analysis Study

The FBI’s Laboratory Division, in conjunction with Noblis, Inc., published a major scientific research paper today in the Proceedings of…

FCA US LLC Sentenced in Connection with Conspiracy to Cheat U.S. Emissions Tests

FCA US LLC (FCA US), formerly Chrysler Group LLC, was sentenced and ordered to pay a fine of $96,145,784; and…

Gregory D. Nelsen Named Special Agent in Charge of the Cleveland Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Gregory D. Nelsen as the special agent in charge of the Cleveland Field Office. Original…

FBI Deputy Director Delivers Keynote Address at the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Conference

FBI Deputy Director Paul Abbate delivered the keynote address at the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) conference…

Donald Alway Named Assistant Director in Charge of the Los Angeles Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Donald Alway as the assistant director in charge of the Los Angeles Field Office. Original…

Justice Department Charges Dozens for $1.2 Billion in Health Care Fraud

The Department of Justice today announced criminal charges against 36 defendants in 13 federal districts across the United States for…

Michael F. Paul Named Assistant Director of the Operational Technology Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Michael F. Paul as the assistant director of the Operational Technology Division at FBI Headquarters…

James E. Dennehy Named Special Agent in Charge of the Newark Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named James E. Dennehy as the special agent in charge of the Newark Field Office in…

Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on Capture of Rafael Caro-Quintero

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland released the following statement on the capture of Rafael Caro-Quintero, one of the FBI’s Ten…

Turkish Businessman Extradited from Austria to Face Money Laundering and Wire Fraud Charges

Sezgin Baran Korkmaz, a Turkish businessman, has been extradited from Austria to face money laundering, wire fraud, and obstruction charges.…