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FBI director to speak at Birmingham civil rights conference

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is scheduled to speak in Birmingham, Alabama, as part of a conference on civil rights and law enforcement. FBI Director James Comey is listed as the guest speaker Wednesday for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s conference titled “Race and Law Enforcement: It’s More […]

FBI, Bomb Squad Assessing Bomb Threat Situation at Los Angeles Airport

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and a bomb squad have been summoned to the Los Angeles airport after a phoned-in bomb threat, local media reported Tuesday.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Under Federal Investigations For Campaign Fund Violation

The United States Justice Department Integrity Unit and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating Virginia Governor Terry Mculiffe’s for 2013 campaign contributions that may be illegal under the U.S. electoral law. The investigation was confirmed by law enforcement officials to NBC News. Show More Summary

FBI Says the Sketchy Software It Uses in Investigations Isn't Malware

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been sneaking surreptitious code onto computers for years as part of its inquiries. This software is often referred to as "malware," a portmanteau of "malicious" and "software," because targets don't know that they've downloaded the programs or that some part of their digital lives is being monitored. Show More Summary

A Short History of the FBI Crime Laboratory

Shortly after becoming the FBI's fourth director in 1924, J. Edgar Hoover envisioned a national crime laboratory under the auspicies of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hoover had been influenced by August Vollmer, the innovative chief of the Berkeley, California Police Department and John H. Show More Summary

FBI Investigating Number of U.S. Leads on Illegal Female Genital Mutilation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is currently looking into a number of tips and leads regarding illegal, female genital mutilation in the...

FBI Looking for US Connections in Doping Allegations Against Russia

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking into possible US connections in the recent doping allegations against Russian athletes, US media report.

Developer of Online Anonymity Tool Tor Flees US to Escape FBI ‘Harassment’

The Federal Bureau of Investigations may be looking to break into Tor, the Internet browser that hides user’s locations, by trying to subpoena one of Tor’s primary software developers, and instead of complying, she has fled the coun...

The FBI’s diversity problem

last weekNews : The Raw Story

As companies and organizations across confront issues in trying to diversify the ranks of their respective workforces, it appears that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been saddled with the same issues. So much so, in fact, that the national law enforcement agency has faced a recent decline...

FBI Director: Filming Police Increases Crime

The crime rates may be up the first three months of 2016 because police fear being filmed while doing their job, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation James Comey said this week. "What I'm talking about is sort of the viral video effect," Comey said Wednesday during a briefing with reporters at the bureau's headquarters. Show More Summary

Senate Hearing Slams FBI for Indiscriminate Snooping of Foreign Intel

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regularly queries the intelligence community’s foreign intelligence database for information on domestic US cases, Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), David Medine said on Tuesday.

Hillary Clinton Will Finally Be Questioned By The FBI Over Misuse Of Email Server

Hillary Clinton’s aides were questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation about her use of a private and unsecured email server when she was still serving as the Secretary of State, a sign that the investigation is nearing its end. Show More Summary

FBI likely to interview Hillary Clinton within weeks in email server probe: CNN

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is likely to interview Hillary Clinton in the next few weeks about her use of a private email server while she was U.S. secretary of state and have already interviewed some of her aides, CNN reported on Thursday. The nine-month investigation into whether laws...

What Two Forgotten Pieces Tell Us About Harper Lee

Four days before Christmas in 1959, an employee in the records section of the Federal Bureau of Investigation wrote to one of J. Edgar Hoover’s top lieutenants to inform him of a “Call From [Redacted] of Random House.” The caller—almost...Show More Summary

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to stealing more than $136,000 in seized drug money

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A former agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation accused of stealing more than $136,000 in drug money and spending it on cars, vehicle accessories and cosmetic surgery for his wife pleaded guilty to federal charges on Monday. Scott Bowman, 45, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Los...

U.S. spy court rejects zero applications for surveillance in 2015

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The court received 1,457 requests last year on behalf of the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Snowden Slams US Supreme Court Decision to Grant FBI More Hacking Powers

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden decried on Friday the US Supreme Court’s “radical” approval for the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to hack into computers outside its jurisdiction.

FBI reportedly paid less than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone exploit

A report on Thursday claims the U.S. Federal Bureau of investigation spent less than $1 million on an exploit used to access an iPhone tied to last year's San Bernardino terror attack, far below a previously estimated sum of more than $1.3 million.

The FBI's Social Media Policies for Agents Are Ham-Fisted Yet Smart

(Photo: Federal Bureau of Investigation/Public Domain) FBI Special Agents are humans, like the rest of us, and they are probably tweeting, and posting stupid photos to Facebook, and maybe sharing memes there as well. But they also work for the FBI, which means that the rules of the road are a bit different. Show More Summary

FBI Arrests Two Sisters From Russia, Brother of San Bernardino Terrorist

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested three people after conducting searches in California’s city of Corona, who were indirectly related to the investigation into the San Bernardino terror attack last December, local media reported on Thursday.

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