Wednesday, February 07, 2018

FBI Newsletter

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Stopping Human Trafficking

January marks National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, but a recent case in Wisconsin illustrates how the FBI works with its partners year-round to get dangerous traffickers off the streets and obtain justice for victims.

January 30, 2018

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Sextortion

A recent case of sextortion that resulted in a Georgia man receiving a 10-year prison term illustrates the online threat to vulnerable young people on social media sites.

January 26, 2018

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2017 Preliminary Semiannual Crime Stats Released

Preliminary crime statistics for the first half of 2017 show a decrease in overall crime when compared with the same time frame in 2016, according to the most recent Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report.

January 23, 2018

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International Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

A businesswoman and a lawyer were recently sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms for their roles in an international fraud and money laundering conspiracy that defrauded dozens of victims.

January 19, 2018

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Super Bowl Security

Nearly two years of planning has taken place, largely behind the scenes, to make sure that Super Bowl LII—and the 10 days of events leading up to the kickoff at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4—is safe and secure.

January 17, 2018

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Director Addresses Cyber Conference

At the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York, FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed how the FBI is evolving to stay ahead of threats in the digital age.

January 11, 2018

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New Images Released in 1986 Hijacking Case

The FBI is hoping to generate new leads with the release of age-progressed images of four alleged terrorists involved in the 1986 hijacking of Pan Am Flight 73 in Pakistan that killed two Americans.

January 11, 2018

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Hazardous Devices School

The FBI’s Hazardous Devices School at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama is the only facility in the country that trains and certifies the nation’s public safety bomb technicians.

January 09, 2018

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Theft of Federal Housing Funds

The CFO of a non-profit organization that helped find affordable housing for the elderly, homeless families, and the mentally disabled has been sentenced for stealing federal housing funds.

January 05, 2018

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Armed Robber Caught in the Act

A 27-year-old Arizona man who went on a seven-week crime spree—sometimes violently robbing up to four gas station convenience stores in a single night—will be spending the rest of his life behind bars.

January 02, 2018

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Case of the Week

GREG ALYN CARLSON

The FBI is seeking Greg Alyn Carlson, who is wanted for his alleged involvement in multiple armed sexual assaults in Los Angeles, California. Carlson may be traveling in a stolen white, four-door, 2017 Hyundai Accent rental car with South Carolina license plate NKI-770.
If you have any information on Carlson, 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: 35th Anniversary of the Hostage Rescue Team

Federal law enforcement’s only full-time tactical counterterrorism unit—the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team—celebrates its 35th anniversary.

January 18, 2018

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Featured Photo

Training on a Bomb Disposal Robot at Hazardous Devices School

A bomb technician prepares a robot to search for a simulated explosive at the FBI’s Hazardous Devices School at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.


FBI Trivia

Question: How many Ten Most Wanted Fugitives have been captured due to public assistance?

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


Last Week's Question/Answer:

Q: What is the FBI's motto?

A: Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity

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