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The #FBI wishes everyone a happy new year.
01/01/2021

The #FBI wishes everyone a happy new year.

Ticketmaster Pays $10 Million Criminal Fine for Intrusions into Competitor’s Computer System http://ow.ly/V21J50CXyPD
12/31/2020
Ticketmaster Pays $10 Million Criminal Fine for Intrusions into Competitor’s Computer Systems

Ticketmaster Pays $10 Million Criminal Fine for Intrusions into Competitor’s Computer System http://ow.ly/V21J50CXyPD

Earlier today in federal court in Brooklyn, Ticketmaster L.L.C. (Ticketmaster or the Company) agreed to pay a $10 million fine to resolve charges that it repeatedly accessed without authorization the computer systems of a competitor. The fine is part of a deferred prosecution agreement that Ticketma...

U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Nevada and FBI Las Vegas Announce Federal Charges and Arrests in December 202...
12/31/2020
U.S. Attorney's Office And FBI Announce Federal Charges and Arrests In December 2020 Human Trafficking Takedown

U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Nevada and FBI Las Vegas Announce Federal Charges and Arrests in December 2020 Human Trafficking Takedown: More Federal Human Trafficking Cases Charged in 2020 in the District Than in Any Previous Year http://ow.ly/9mwu50CXyI4

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich and Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse of the FBI announced today a federal human trafficking takedown in the District of Nevada. With this takedown, the District of Nevada closes out 2020 having filed more human trafficking cases than in a...

Beware work-from-home fraud schemes that promise easy money for little to no effort. If someone asks you to open a bank ...
12/31/2020

Beware work-from-home fraud schemes that promise easy money for little to no effort. If someone asks you to open a bank account or conduct financial transactions for others, you have likely become the target of a money mule scam. #DontBeAMule http://ow.ly/v9YY50CXm4L

What do a book, a doll, a hat, and a pair of shoes have in common? They were all #ArtifactsoftheMonth in 2020! You can r...
12/31/2020

What do a book, a doll, a hat, and a pair of shoes have in common? They were all #ArtifactsoftheMonth in 2020! You can revisit descriptions and photos of all the artifacts at http://ow.ly/j8xY50CXd2h. #YearInReview

Help the FBI find Jose Rodolfo Villarreal-Hernandez, who is wanted for allegedly directing his associates to track and m...
12/30/2020

Help the FBI find Jose Rodolfo Villarreal-Hernandez, who is wanted for allegedly directing his associates to track and murder a man in Southlake, Texas, in 2013. Submit tips to tips.fbi.gov. #WantedWednesday http://ow.ly/QZcG50CSywj

Last week, The United States Department of Justice announced the results of Operation Legend, a coordinated initiative i...
12/30/2020
Attorney General William P. Barr Announces Results of Operation Legend

Last week, The United States Department of Justice announced the results of Operation Legend, a coordinated initiative in which federal, state, and local law enforcement partners worked to fight violent crime throughout the country. http://ow.ly/mPeE50CX54W

Earlier today, Attorney General William P. Barr announced the results of Operation Legend, which was first launched in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 8, 2020, and then expanded to Chicago and Albuquerque, New Mexico, on July 22, 2020; to Cleveland, Ohio, Detroit, Michigan, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin,....

Are you planning to shop end-of-year sales this week? Protect yourself and your family from scams. Report suspicious act...
12/30/2020

Are you planning to shop end-of-year sales this week? Protect yourself and your family from scams. Report suspicious activity to the #FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center at ic3.gov.

Money mule schemes are on the rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The FBI encourages individuals to refuse to send money on...
12/30/2020

Money mule schemes are on the rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The FBI encourages individuals to refuse to send money on behalf of individuals and businesses and to watch out for job postings and emails promising easy money for little to no effort. http://ow.ly/CVNq50CWlDn

Do you have a smart device with camera and voice capabilities? The FBI warns that cybercriminals have recently stolen pe...
12/29/2020

Do you have a smart device with camera and voice capabilities? The FBI warns that cybercriminals have recently stolen people’s email passwords to access these devices and carry out swatting attacks. http://ow.ly/qx1750CWkqY

Swatting is a term used to describe a hoax call made to emergency services. If you own a smart device, the FBI encourages you to use complex, unique passwords and two-factor authentication to help protect your device from swatting attacks.

The decades-long unsolved mystery of hijacker Dan Cooper, who mysteriously disappeared after jumping out of the plane he...
12/29/2020

The decades-long unsolved mystery of hijacker Dan Cooper, who mysteriously disappeared after jumping out of the plane he hijacked with a $200,000 ransom, provided few clues. A black J.C. Penney tie and a rotting package of $5,800 in $20 bills matching the ransom serial numbers were all that were found. However, the tie did provide a DNA sample. Join us if you're obsessed with details. Learn more at http://ow.ly/Ze3Q50CS3lV. #FBIJobs

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The FBI honors Special Agent Daniel Lee Knapp, who died December 29, 2011. He was on leave in Puerto Rico and was injure...
12/29/2020

The FBI honors Special Agent Daniel Lee Knapp, who died December 29, 2011. He was on leave in Puerto Rico and was injured while helping someone struggling in rough waters offshore. He later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. #WallofHonor

To learn more about Special Agent Knapp, visit http://ow.ly/TwXT50xyn5p.

When a 1990s kidnapping case led FBI agents to individuals who were using the internet to share images of child sexual a...
12/29/2020
Innocent Images Program Marks 25 Years | Federal Bureau of Investigation

When a 1990s kidnapping case led FBI agents to individuals who were using the internet to share images of child sexual abuse and lure children into harm, it launched a revolution in how the FBI investigated crimes against children. http://ow.ly/vdO450CVPsU

When a 1990s kidnapping case led FBI agents to individuals who were using the internet to share images of child sexual abuse and lure children into harm, it launched a revolution in how the FBI investigates these crimes.

The FBI has released a photo of Anthony Quinn Warner, the owner of a recreational vehicle linked to an explosion on Dece...
12/28/2020

The FBI has released a photo of Anthony Quinn Warner, the owner of a recreational vehicle linked to an explosion on December 25 in Nashville, Tennessee. If you have images, videos, or other information related to Warner, the RV, or the explosion, visit fbi.gov/nashville.

Did you know spies target current and former U.S. government clearance holders on social media? Check out this cautionar...
12/28/2020
Jack’s Story – Think Before You Link

Did you know spies target current and former U.S. government clearance holders on social media? Check out this cautionary tale from our partners at the Australian Security Intelligence Organization: http://ow.ly/4c4i50CSwJU. U.S. government clearance holders can report malicious targeting to their local FBI office.

Think Before You Link – not everyone you meet online is who they say they are. Based on a true story, this short animation shows how foreign spies can use t...

FBI Memphis Special Agent in Charge Announces Identity of Remains Discovered in Nashville Explosion Site; Multi-Agency I...
12/28/2020

FBI Memphis Special Agent in Charge Announces Identity of Remains Discovered in Nashville Explosion Site; Multi-Agency Investigation Continues http://ow.ly/FrKF50CV6Bh

Criminals often recruit job seekers to help launder money. If a potential employer asks you to open a bank account in th...
12/28/2020

Criminals often recruit job seekers to help launder money. If a potential employer asks you to open a bank account in the name of a company you form to receive and transfer money, you may have become the target of a money mule scam. #DontBeAMule http://ow.ly/6xtU50CTsSw

Watch for fraud schemes related to COVID-19 vaccines. You should suspect fraud if someone asks you to pay out of pocket ...
12/26/2020

Watch for fraud schemes related to COVID-19 vaccines. You should suspect fraud if someone asks you to pay out of pocket to put your name on a vaccine waiting list or to have doses of a vaccine shipped to you. http://ow.ly/mURu50CSy5Z

The FBI is seeking information about this image, which may help lead to the rescue of child victims. Do you notice somet...
12/26/2020

The FBI is seeking information about this image, which may help lead to the rescue of child victims. Do you notice something familiar? Submit tips at tips.fbi.gov. There is no clue or piece of information too small. #SeekingInfoSaturday http://ow.ly/FTP850CSx5b

The FBI rememembers Special Agent Laurie Fournier, who died December 26, 2009, from melanoma connected to her work at th...
12/26/2020

The FBI rememembers Special Agent Laurie Fournier, who died December 26, 2009, from melanoma connected to her work at the crash site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. #NeverForget

To read more about Special Agent Fournier, visit http://ow.ly/5AtJ50xymT9.

The FBI and our law enforcement partners are seeking information on the operator or owner of a recreational vehicle link...
12/26/2020

The FBI and our law enforcement partners are seeking information on the operator or owner of a recreational vehicle linked to an explosion on December 25 at 5:30 a.m. CST in Nashville, Tennessee. Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) or visit fbi.gov/nashville to submit a tip. http://ow.ly/IcGn50CUs5k

The FBI's Memphis Division is seeking information and digital media from today's explosion in Nashville, Tennessee.Pleas...
12/25/2020

The FBI's Memphis Division is seeking information and digital media from today's explosion in Nashville, Tennessee.

Please visit https://www.fbi.gov/nashville.

Those who prefer to call can do so by dialing 1-800-CALL-FBI.

Help the FBI find Bill Melendez's "Dress Rehearsal," a stolen animation cel that features the Peanuts gang. It measures ...
12/25/2020

Help the FBI find Bill Melendez's "Dress Rehearsal," a stolen animation cel that features the Peanuts gang. It measures 10.5 inches by 12.5 inches. Report tips to tips.fbi.gov. #ArtCrimeTeam #FindArtFriday http://ow.ly/KYHF50xFtr3

Money mules often receive a commission for their service, but the commission isn't worth the price they pay. They can fa...
12/24/2020

Money mules often receive a commission for their service, but the commission isn't worth the price they pay. They can face federal charges as part of criminal money laundering conspiracies and/or damage their credit and financial standing. #DontBeAMule http://ow.ly/YNzR50CTf2r

The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of Jerry Lamont Harris, who is wanted for his alleged...
12/24/2020

The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of Jerry Lamont Harris, who is wanted for his alleged involvement in the shooting of a sheriff's deputy on November 14 in North Carolina. Submit tips at tips.fbi.gov. http://ow.ly/1kFm50CTjX3

#ICYMI: The FBI, HHS Office of Inspector General, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a warning abou...
12/24/2020

#ICYMI: The FBI, HHS Office of Inspector General, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a warning about emerging fraud schemes related to COVID-19 vaccines. Visit ow.ly/5blS50CRmIi to learn how to protect your financial and personal information from fraudsters, and report fraud at ic3.gov.

As you check items off your holiday gift list, take a moment to check your bank account balance, too. If you see a fraud...
12/24/2020

As you check items off your holiday gift list, take a moment to check your bank account balance, too. If you see a fraudulent purchase, call your bank, report the crime to law enforcement, and file a complaint at ic3.gov. http://ow.ly/96Q850CJlOq

"The Nevernight Connection" shows how foreign intelligence groups recruit former clearance holders through social media ...
12/23/2020

"The Nevernight Connection" shows how foreign intelligence groups recruit former clearance holders through social media in order to obtain classified U.S. information. You can watch the film at http://ow.ly/eScp50CSv5M.

#ICYMI: The #FBI announced that Xinjiang Jin is wanted for allegedly conspiring to use a U.S. technology company's syste...
12/23/2020

#ICYMI: The #FBI announced that Xinjiang Jin is wanted for allegedly conspiring to use a U.S. technology company's systems to censor the political and religious speech of U.S.-based individuals at the behest of the Chinese government. #WantedWednesday ow.ly/7upp50CPmEh

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