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Read The FBI's File On 'Radical Extremist' Anti-Gay Pastor Fred Phelps

The Federal Bureau of Investigation had an extensive file on the late pastor of a fringe Christian church that was notorious for its public anti-gay demonstrations across the country, including at the funerals of soldiers who died in...Show More Summary

Evgeniy Bogachev: FBI Offers $3 Million Award For Russian Hacker

Evgeniy Bogachev is one of the most wanted criminals in America. On Tuesday, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation announced a $3 million award for information leading to the arrest or conviction of the infamous Russian hacker. Bogachev...Show More Summary

First Slice 2/19/15: FBI investigating Moore's Ford Bridge lynching

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is taking a closer look at the unsolved Moore's Ford Bridge lynching case. And according to an assistant U.S. attorney, many files related to a grand jury inquiry into the case have been destroyed.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

FBI Director James Comey Sees the Path to Racial Understanding

On February 12, 2015 – exactly 150 years after Abraham Lincoln's final birthday – Federal Bureau of Investigations Director James B. Comey gave one of the most wise and relevant perspectives on the racial issues of 2015 in a 23 minute speech at the Jesuit Georgetown University. Show More Summary

The Comey Speech Misses the Ñ

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey broke new ground with an important speech this week about America's race problem in policing. Coming from anyone with authority from the FBI, home of J. Edgar Hoover and, yes, Robert...Show More Summary

Lawmakers In House, Senate Investigating Fraudulent Returns Filed With TurboTax

Joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service on the case of bogus tax returns filed used Intuit’s TurboTax software will now be lawmakers from both the House and Senate, who have started probing the recent flurry of fraudulent activity. TurboTax temporarily put a hold on filing all state tax returns due to reports of fraudulent activity … [More]

We still know little about when and why police use their weapons. That’s about to change

The head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation had the same questions as many Americans after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed young black man in Ferguson, Mo. last summer. In a speech Thursday at Georgetown University, director James B. Comey recounted asking his staff how frequently police officers shot and kill civilians, […]

In Speech on Race, FBI Director James Comey Says We All Are Biased

The head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that Americans all carry bias, and called for more open discussion of the sometimes strained relationship between police and minorities.

The FBI director just quoted from Avenue Q’s ‘Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist.’ That’s huge.

Police often make hasty judgments based on the race of the civilians they encounter, said James B. Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a speech at Georgetown University on Thursday in which he cited the song "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist" from Avenue Q. "Look around, and you will find no one's […]

AM Roundup: FBI to Probe Fraudulent Tax Filings

Law Blog rounds up the morning news. FBI probes tax filings: The Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened a probe to determine whether a computer data breach led to the filing of false tax returns through TurboTax software. [WSJ] Court...Show More Summary

10 Fugitive Entrepreneurs Most Wanted by the FBI

Image Source By 2006 the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had spent more than four years accumulating over 3,000 boxes of evidence and confiscating in excess of $164 million in the process of investigating its landmark fraud case against... Read more

First Slice 2/9/15: Put the Twitter down, Chipper

Remember that wacky tweet by Chipper Jones claiming the Federal Bureau of Investigation "confirmed" the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax? Yeah, the former Atlanta Braves player says he is sorry about that.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Man wanted for Ohio murders, robberies is caught: FBI

(Reuters) - A man wanted in connection with the murders of an elderly Ohio couple and a string of armed robberies in three other states was arrested on Thursday after a high-speed car chase in Arizona, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Show More Summary

Isn't It Time to Take Hoover's Name Down From FBI Headquarters?

Why does the headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation still bear the name of J. Edgar Hoover? Those who continue to hold Hoover in high esteem are a diminishing lot of so-called "true believers." Any merits of his more than...Show More Summary

Top Guns at National Sheriffs' Association and FBI Say No to Animal Cruelty

Yesterday, it was my great privilege to attend the National Sheriffs’ Association conference in Washington, D.C. and to present an HSUS Humane Law Enforcement Award to Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in front ofShow More Summary

Convicted 'Eco-Terrorist' Released From Prison After Discovery Of 'Thousands Of Pages' Evidence Withheld By The FBI

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Ladies and gentlemen: your Federal Bureau of Investigation. Former FBI Guy Lies, Claiming New Mobile Encryption Would Have Resulted In Dead Kidnap Subject Court Slams FBI For Saying It's Okay For The Federal Government To Lie To A Court...Show More Summary

FBI: No warrants needed to track and intercept your cell phone

The Federal Bureau of Investigation says it should not be required to get a warrant to erect fake cell phone towers, called "stingrays," and use them to track cell phones' locations and users while intercepting the contents of calls and texts. Show More Summary

FBI Is Examining Morgan Stanley Client Data Breach: Source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into what Morgan Stanley said was the theft of wealth-management client data by a former employee, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The FBI is coordinating with other agencies in the probe of the data breach, which was announced by the bank on Monday morning. Show More Summary

FBI employees with foreign ties face unfair, aggressive background checks: NY Times

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of employees with foreign ties working for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation are subjected to what they say are unfair aggressive background checks that have forced some to cut contact with family members abroad, the New York Times reported on Saturday....

The group behind the Sony hack has reportedly threatened CNN

2 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

The group taking credit for the November hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment has also threatened a news organization, according to a report from the Intercept, which obtained a Federal Bureau of Investigation bulletin warning about the group’s activity. Show More Summary

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