Man Threatened Ex-Girlfriends, Released Private Photos A young Virginia woman didn’t know where to turn when she experienced a relentless campaign of cyberstalking by her ex-boyfriend. She faced violent threats, release of private photos, and extortion attempts. So she called the FBI’s tip line, and the staff relayed her story to the FBI’s Richmond […]
The era of sliding drawers full of aging FBI files is drawing to a close. Millions of fingerprint cards, criminal history folders, and civil identity files that once filled rows upon rows of cabinets—and expansive warehouses—have been methodically converted into ones and zeroes. The digital conversion of more than 30 million records—and as many […]
A former Bellevue resident who set fire to a Seattle nightclub just after midnight on New Year’s 2014 pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to arson, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Musab Mohammed Masmari, 30, was originally charged in King County Superior Court but pleaded guilty Friday to a criminal charge […]
The FBI is asking for the public’s help to identify victims of a suspected serial child predator who taught in private American schools overseas in nine different countries beginning in 1972 and whose young victims—believed to be boys between the ages of 12 and 14—may be unaware of what happened to them. William James Vahey, […]
There is a new â€œdrive-byâ€ virus on the Internet, and it often carries a fake messageâ€”and fineâ€”purportedly from the FBI.
Following a four-week trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn today found John Burke, a long-time associate of the Gambino organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (the â€œGambino familyâ€), guilty of a racketeering conspiracy spanning 1980 through 2008.
Payment Processor for Internet Poker Companies Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Bank Fraud, Money Laundering, and Gambling Offenses
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that RYAN LANG, a payment processor who worked directly with senior executives from Pokerstars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker (the â€œPoker Companiesâ€), pled guilty today to money laundering, fraud, and gambling offenses in connection with a scheme to deceive banks […]
Two Men Sentenced to Multiple Life Terms for Enticing Women to South Florida to Engage in Commercial Sex Acts While Under the Influence of Date Rape Drugs
MIAMIâ€”Lavont Flanders Jr., 41, of Miami Gardens, Fla., and Emerson Callum, 45, of Miami, were both sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore to 12 consecutive terms of life in prison on sex trafficking charges, announced Wifredo A. Ferrer, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; John V. Gillies, Special Agent […]
Tribal Member a â€˜Habitual Offenderâ€™ Following Tribal Court Convictions for Prior Assaults