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The psychology of bribery and corruption

This one's a head-shaker. In 2011 and 2012, Robert Lustyik, a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent on the counterintelligence squad in White Plains, New York (now retired), and his childhood friend Johannes Thaler, a shoe salesman at...Show More Summary

White students dress as cops beating ‘Mexicans’: ‘This is the beginning of rape season’

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating racial threats against Latino students that began on Halloween night and recently escalated to warnings about “the beginning of our rape season.” University of Chicago junior Vincente Perez told WMAQ that the threatening...

FBI tracking 150 Americans who may have traveled to Syria to fight

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is tracking close to 150 Americans it believes traveled to Syria in recent months, potentially to join armed groups, FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday. He said Americans fighting with foreign jihadist groups are a top concern for the FBI because of the possibility they could return to the […]

First Slice 11/13/14: FBI letter threatening MLK comes to light

A letter from the Federal Bureau of Investigation encouraging Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to commit suicide has been made public decades after it was originally sent to the civil rights icon. The Georgia Voice asks Atlanta Police's new LGBT officer five questions.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

CPJ condemns FBI agent posing as AP journalist in criminal investigation

New York, November 7, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by the revelation that a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent pretended to be an Associated Press reporter as part of a criminal investigation and calls on authorities to halt use of the tactic....

FBI director says agent impersonated AP reporter

Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey said an agent impersonated an AP reporter in 2007 to help catch a 15-year-old suspect accused of making bomb threats at a high school. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images SEATTLE...Show More Summary

When Is Congress Going to Rein in FBI Surveillance?

?According to ?James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, "Americans should be deeply skeptical of government power. You cannot trust people in power." So it's been jarring to learn new details about his own agency's...Show More Summary

FBI warns: Islamic State jihadists inspiring radicals in the United States

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The United States faces an increasing number of homegrown violent extremists radicalized online and inspired by jihadists in Syria to carry out acts of violence, the FBI warned Monday. Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey said the danger was witnessed “in a very real...

Former FBI Agent Hired To Spy On Students’ Social Media Accounts: Were Blacks Targeted?

Huntsville City Schools hired a former agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigations to oversee security last year. However, the program that this former agent, Chris McRae, created has caused an uproar in critics who claim it focused mainly on black students within the school district, according to Raw Story. Show More Summary

Alabama school system paid former FBI agent $157,000 to spy on black students: critics

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Huntsville City Schools (HCS) paid a former Federal Bureau of Investigations agent $157,000 to direct security last year, but critics contend that the system he implemented is designed to monitor the social media activity of black students, according to Chris McRae, the agent in question,...

Is The FBI Arresting People For Posting Anti-Obama Facebook Posts?

Conspiracy theories regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are nothing new. Whether it’s keeping alien anecdotes (ala X-Files) hidden, or consulting with secret political forces, the FBI has often been named the alleged purveyor of many things clandestine by many conspiracy theorists. Show More Summary

FBI Faked Newspaper Website to Catch Suspect; Newspaper Pissed

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

In documents obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation this week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was revealed to have created a fake version of the Seattle Times' website to nab a suspect in 2007.

Journalists ‘desirable targets’ for ISIL, FBI warns media

is The Federal Bureau of Investigation sent a bulletin to reporters on Thursday warning that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant had identified reporters and media personalities as “desirable targets” for retribution attacks against the United States. Show More Summary

Justice Department Rejects Key Reforms to FBI Whistleblower Regulations

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is considering an array of new procedures that may modestly improve protections for whistleblowers, however, the Justice Department rejected a number of key reforms that “whistleblower advocates” have...Show More Summary

FBI director continues crusade against Apple's encryption of iPhone data

James Comey, director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, has once again slammed Apple's iPhone and devices running Android that can hold secure, encrypted data that is inaccessible by law enforcement, saying that such capabilities allow users to "place themselves beyond the law."

Appeals Court Asked to Overturn ‘National Security Letters’ Ruling

SAN FRANCISCO—The Federal Bureau of Investigation would lose a powerful tool against terrorism if a federal ruling against the agency’s use of secret requests for information about individuals’ phone usage and electronic transactions isn't overturned, a U.S. Show More Summary

FBI questions the security researcher who discovered Yahoo’s Shellshock problem

The security researcher who discovered that Yahoo’s servers had been compromised by the Shellshock bug received a visit from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday because the agency wanted to discuss the methods by which heShow More Summary

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Allegedly Prohibited From Being Candid By The FBI And DoJ According To J.R. deBart

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) had filed a lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) yesterday. The micro blogging website claimed that it was unable to disclose the number of requests for user information it had received from the security agency in its transparency report. J.R. deBart reported […]

FBI: Help Us Identify Homegrown ISIS Fighters Traveling Overseas

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's help in identifying individuals who are planning to leave the United States in order...

U.S. court to hear appeal over keeping U.S. demands for telecom records secret

last monthNews : The Newsroom

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court is set to hear arguments on Wednesday on whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation can force Internet and telecommunications firms to turn over customer records without revealing the government's demands. Show More Summary

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