Thursday, November 09, 2017

FBI Newsletter - Ten Most Wanted, Child Predator, Cyber Security, more . . .


New Top Ten Fugitive

A North Carolina teen charged with murdering his former girlfriend in 2016 is the newest individual to be named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

October 24, 2017

Full Story


Help Us Identify a Child Predator

The FBI is seeking the public’s help to identify and stop a child predator—known only as Jane Doe 39—as part of the Bureau’s Endangered Child Alert Program.

October 11, 2017

Full Story


Operation Cross Country XI

The 11th iteration of Operation Cross Country, the FBI’s annual law enforcement action focused on recovering underage victims of prostitution, concluded with the recovery of 84 sexually exploited juveniles.

October 18, 2017

Full Story


Cyber Security: Our Shared Responsibility

Each October, the FBI joins its partners in reminding everyone to do their part to protect themselves in an increasingly Internet-connected world.

October 02, 2017

Full Story


Virtual Kidnapping

Virtual kidnapping—an extortion fraud that can take many forms—has been around for decades, but a new twist on this frightening scam makes U.S. residents more vulnerable than ever.

October 16, 2017

Full Story


2016 LEOKA Report Released

The annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report for 2016 shows 118 law enforcement officers were killed and 57,180 were assaulted in the line of duty last year.

October 16, 2017

Full Story


Commodities Fraud

A Peruvian national living in New York was sentenced to 12 years for stealing more than $1.2 million from unsuspecting investors in a Ponzi scheme involving commodities fraud.

October 27, 2017

Full Story

Coup Attempt in The Gambia

Several naturalized Americans from The Gambia planned an unsuccessful coup against the government of their homeland in 2014, violating the Neutrality Act, a little-known federal law.

October 13, 2017

Full Story

Milwaukee-Area Gas Station Owner Charged in Federal Court with Forced Labor Trafficking and Other Crimes

Harshinder Bhatia, Milwaukee-area gas station owner, was charged with harboring an alien, forced labor involving aggravated sex abuse, and document servitude.

October 30, 2017

Full Press Release

Owner of Pittsburgh-Area Steel Erection Company Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the United States of More Than $1,000,000 in Bridge Subcontracts

Donald R. Taylor, resident of Eighty-Four, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States.

October 30, 2017

Full Press Release

Jury Convicts Former Richmond Resident on Federal Stalking Charge

Heriberto Latigo, former Richmond man, was found guilty for torturing a former girlfriend by sending horrific images and threatening e-mails.

October 27, 2017

Full Press Release

Case of the Week

Alejandro Castillo

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Alejandro Castillo, who is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of a co-worker in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2016. 
If you have any information concerning this person, please contact your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate . Tips may also be submitted to tips.fbi.gov .
Case Details

Podcast

FBI, This Week: Alejandro Castillo Added to Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of a North Carolina teenager accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend.

October 26, 2017

Full Podcast

Podcast

Inside the FBI: Operation Cross Country XI

A total of 84 children were recovered during Operation Cross Country XI, an FBI-led nationwide operation focused on underage human trafficking.

October 20, 2017

Full Podcast

Podcast

Wanted by the FBI: Endangered Child Alert Program Seeks Information on Jane Doe 39

The FBI is asking for help to identify Jane Doe 39, a woman who may have information about a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.

October 12, 2017

Full Podcast

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Humanitarian Initiative "FBI Para El Pueblo"

The FBI, along with partners from the National Guard, U.S. Marshals Service, DEA, Puerto Rico Police Department, and other state and federal agencies, began delivering food, water, and other critical supplies to communities in Puerto Rico who have been cut off from the ability to get these items on their own due to collapsed bridges, impassable roadways, and other hazards resulting from the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. 


FBI Trivia

Question: Who was the first FBI special agent killed in the line of duty?

(The answer will be posted in the next newsletter.)


Last Week's Question/Answer:

Q: A series of high-profile espionage in what year led to it being called "The Year of the Spy?"

A: 1985

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