Category: FBI Nat’l Press Release

FBI Statement on Compromise of Colonial Pipeline Networks

The FBI confirms that the Darkside ransomware is responsible for the compromise of the Colonial Pipeline networks. We continue to…

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Steven B. Merrill Named Special Agent in Charge of the Honolulu Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Steven B. Merrill as the special agent in charge of the Honolulu Field Office. Original…

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FBI Statement on Network Disruption at Colonial Pipeline

The FBI was notified of a network disruption at Colonial Pipeline on May 7, 2021. We are working closely with…

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Brian C. Turner Named Executive Assistant Director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch

Director Christopher Wray has named Brian C. Turner as the executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services…

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Jill Sanborn Named Executive Assistant Director of the National Security Branch

Director Christopher Wray has named Jill Sanborn as the executive assistant director of the National Security Branch. Original Source

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FBI Releases 2020 Statistics on Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

According to statistics reported to the FBI, 93 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2020. Original Source

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Scott McMillion Named First FBI Chief Diversity Officer

Director Christopher Wray has formally appointed Scott McMillion as the FBI’s first chief diversity officer. Original Source

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Scam PACs Are on the Rise

Thinking about donating to a political action committee to support an issue or candidate? Do your research first—the FBI is…

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InfraGard Marks 25 Years of Protecting the Country’s Critical Infrastructure

From a small group that started in 1996 to an organization more than 75,000 strong today, InfraGard brings together representatives…

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Raul Bujanda Named Special Agent in Charge of the Albuquerque Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Raul Bujanda as the special agent in charge of the Albuquerque Field Office in New…

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Stopping Public Corruption

A Philadelphia city employee who was supposed to be ferreting out corruption and mismanagement is now serving a federal prison…

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Director Wray’s Statement Regarding Attack Near U.S. Capitol

FBI Director Christopher Wray issued a statement regarding the April 2, 2021 attack that left one Capitol Police officer dead…

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The Unabomber Case 25 Years Later

A quarter-century ago, FBI agents raided the Montana cabin of Theodore Kaczynski after his writings were used to identify him…

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Stanley M. Meador Named Special Agent in Charge of the Richmond Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Stanley M. Meador as the special agent in charge of the Richmond Field Office in…

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Change Agents: Women’s History Month 2021

Women in the FBI don’t just break down doors—they break barriers and make change. Learn more about some of the…

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IC3 Releases 2020 Internet Crime Report

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center released its latest annual report, which includes information from 791,790 complaints of suspected internet…

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Michael A. Christman Named Assistant Director of the Criminal Justice Information Services Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Michael A. Christman as assistant director of the Criminal Justice Information Services Division in West…

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Bryan A. Vorndran Named Assistant Director of the Cyber Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Bryan A. Vorndran as the assistant director of the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters in…

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Cryptocurrencies a Growing Target of Theft

Recent charges against North Korean hackers show cyber criminals are increasingly targeting virtual currency markets and exchanges. Original Source

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Statement on Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities

The FBI is aware of Microsoft’s emergency patch for previously unknown vulnerabilities in Exchange Server software. Original Source

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Concert Promoter Sentenced for Ponzi Scheme

A smooth talking concert promoter told investors he could make them rich. But instead, he and an associate swindled their…

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M.A. “Mo” Myers Named Executive Assistant Director of the Intelligence Branch

Director Christopher Wray has named M.A. “Mo” Myers as the executive assistant director of the Intelligence Branch at FBI Headquarters…

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Dennis W. Rice Named Special Agent in Charge of the Salt Lake City Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Dennis W. Rice as the special agent in charge of the Salt Lake City Field…

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Moving the Diversity Needle

Assistant Director A. Tonya Odom, who served for eight years as the FBI’s first chief diversity officer, looks back on…

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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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