By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 05:18 PM
The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has obtained internal FBI documents showing a rift between the bureau and the 9/11 Commission over al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki, who was later killed by a U.S. drone strike in Yemen.
By Sean Higgins | 09/26/14 06:04 PM
The FBI has engaged in numerous "significant" investigations in recent months involving employees who used their access to company servers to destroy data, steal customer information, make unauthorized charges to company accounts and steal trade secrets.
09/26/14 05:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. believes there are about a dozen Americans fighting alongside extremist groups in Syria, not more than 100, as has been cited for months. That's not to say there is no concern about these other 88 or so Americans who officials say have been killed, arrested, traveled...
09/25/14 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order. James Comey told reporters at FBI headquarters that U.S. officials are in talks with the two companies,...
09/25/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans the government believes is fighting alongside extremist groups in Syria is almost one-tenth the number cited by government officials and lawmakers for months. There are about 12 Americans believed to be fighting in Syria right now, FBI Director James...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/25/14 03:56 PM
The FBI said Thursday it has identified the masked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militant shown in videotapes of the beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
09/25/14 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plots against the U.S. and Europe by the al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan Group may still be in the works. FBI director James Comey told reporters at headquarters he has no indication yet that a series of airstrikes against the militants this week disrupted its...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/25/14 07:47 AM
Active shooter incidents, or a situation in which someone is actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area, have doubled over the past seven years compared to the previous seven, the FBI said.
09/25/14 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of shootings in which a gunman wounds or kills multiple people has increased dramatically in recent years, with the majority of attacks in the last decade occurring at a business or a school, according to an FBI report released Wednesday. The study focused on 160...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/19/14 12:29 PM
Three Florida women will serve lengthy prison terms and make more than $2.4 million in restitution for their participation in a $20 million scheme to defraud Medicare.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 07:49 AM
The Obama administration is considering restricting or revoking passports held by Americans suspected of fighting for the Islamic State.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/17/14 01:51 AM
A federal grand jury in Rochester, N.Y., has issued a seven-count indictment against 30-year-old Mufid Elfgeeh, a Yemen-born man and naturalized U.S. citizen, for helping the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria to recruit Americans.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/15/14 11:50 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder, in a video posted on the Justice Department's website Monday, said the effort would bring together community representatives, public safety officials and religious leaders to try to help prevent more Americans from joining the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and...
09/09/14 09:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's inspector general said Tuesday that his staff is routinely blocked from getting access to documents it needs for audits and reviews of the department and its law enforcement agencies. The interference causes delays in investigations and has several...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/09/14 01:41 PM
Department of Justice senior officials have barred or delayed the inspector general there from gaining access to documents crucial to high-visibility investigations.
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