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FBI: White Collar Crime

  • Fake Bail Bondsman Busted
    An Ohio man who pretended to be a bail bondsman and law enforcement officer assaulted and kidnapped suspected bail jumpers—and is now serving time in prison.
    - 2 days ago, 22 Aug 19, 2:38pm -
  • A Thief by Many Names
    An alert bank employee in Georgia helped catch a prolific thief who defrauded banks and individuals using multiple stolen identities.
    - 5 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 12:03pm -
  • Operation Summer
    This year’s outgoing FBI honors interns share their experiences and advice as the application period opens for the summer 2020 program.
    - 8 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 9:44am -
  • RCFLs Follow the Modern Evidence Trail
    The FBI supports a nationwide network of Regional Computer Forensics Laboratories that help state, local, and federal law enforcement retrieve and analyze evidence from computers, phones, and other digital tools.
    - 12 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 5:00am -
  • Retirement Reunion
    At his retirement ceremony, the outgoing special agent in charge of the Knoxville Field Office was able to meet the man he recovered as an infant following a 1997 kidnapping in Washington state.
    - 15 days ago, 9 Aug 19, 2:42pm -
  • Operation Independence Day
    A monthlong FBI-led operation to identify and arrest sex traffickers and recover child victims has resulted in dozens of arrests across the country and the identification and recovery of more than 100 juveniles.
    - 18 days ago, 6 Aug 19, 8:00am -
  • Military Fraudster Sentenced
    A South Carolina charity that purported to send military families on vacations to Disney World simply lined the pockets of its founder, who has been sentenced to prison.
    - 24 days ago, 31 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • ICCS 2019
    FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed cyber threats—including foreign influence and foreign investment—as well as the Bureau’s cyber capabilities at the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York.
    - 30 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 1:49pm -
  • Stolen Trust
    A Tennessee attorney is spending time behind bars for stealing more than $1 million from a trust set up on behalf of the daughter of a fallen law enforcement officer.
    - 32 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 9:15am -
  • Family Fraudsters
    A father and son who carried out a loan fraud scheme that caused more than 100 unsuspecting investors in their advertising company to lose $63 million have been convicted and sentenced.
    - 36 days ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • The Homegrown Threat
    A list of nearly four dozen indicators that someone might be planning to commit an act of extremist violence is contained in a newly updated publication released by the country’s foremost counterterrorism organizations.
    - 39 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • The Bureau’s First Director
    In 1908, Stanley W. Finch became the head of the organization that would eventually become the Federal Bureau of Investigation, giving it a strong start in key areas of the FBI’s responsibilities that continue to this day.
    - 44 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 6:00am -
  • Airport Terrorist Sentenced
    The FBI and Royal Canadian Mounted Police teamed up to investigate the the stabbing of an airport police officer in Michigan, which led to a terrorism conviction and life sentence for the Canadian perpetrator.
    - 47 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 9:33am -
  • Workers’ Compensation Fraud
    For years, a San Diego-based fraud ring cheated the California workers’ compensation system and private insurance out of millions of dollars. The conspirators are now serving prison sentences.
    - 53 days ago, 2 Jul 19, 10:36am -
  • Early Terrorism Investigation
    A series of bombings in 1919 had a profound impact on the young Bureau, with the organization gaining new resources and valuable experience in addressing national security threats as it evolved into the modern-day FBI.
    - 57 days ago, 28 Jun 19, 8:30am -

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

  • Second Circuit Limits McDonnell Decision in § 666 & FCPA Case
    The Second Circuit in United States v. Ng Lap Seng, affirmed a Southern District of NY decision following a trial with convictions for "paying and conspiring to pay bribes and gratuities to United Nations officials in violation of 18 U.S.C....
    - 10 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 3:00pm -
  • Obstruction of Justice Charge in ICE Related Case - Old News?
    Back in April 2019, the US Attorney's Office in Massachusetts charged a Massachusetts District Court Judge and a court officer alleging two counts of aiding and abetting in obstruction of justice and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. The..…
    - 11 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 3:01pm -
  • K & L Gates Podcast - Congressional Investigations 101: To Comply or Not to Comply
    Check out K & L's Podcast - Congressional Investigations 101: To Comply or Not to Comply starring Andrew M. Wright & Nancy Iheanacho. (esp)
    - 28 days ago, 27 Jul 19, 12:50am -
  • Mueller - Investigation Was Not Stopped
    Special Counsel Mueller answered part of the question I have wondered about - In answer to this question he stated - Question: "At any time in the investigation, was your investigation curtailed or stopped or hindered?" Answer: "No." (Question by...
    - 30 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 1:59am -
  • My Mueller Questions
    The media is discussing all the questions they would like asked of Special Counsel Mueller in tomorrow's hearings. And although many are good questions, it is unlikely that he will answer most of them. But there is an important avenue...
    - 32 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 7:38pm -
  • The Third Global White Collar Crime Institute
    Guest Blogger - Dmitriy Kamensky The American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Global White Collar Crime Institute convened in Prague, Czech Republic, in June 2019 to examine some to the most pressing issues in the field. The synergy and inte…
    - 32 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 12:55am -
  • New DOJ Guidance on Evaluating Corporate Compliance in Criminal Antitrust Investigations
    The DOJ Antitrust Division issued a new guidance memo on Compliance Programs in Criminal Antitrust Investigations (see here). Providing transparency to the evaluation process of corporate compliance is a smart move as companies will now know what is…
    - 39 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 2:11pm -
  • Jeffrey Epstein: The Unanswered Questions
    Who in DOJ made the ultimate decision to drop the proposed felony indictment of Jeffrey Epstein and to cap the Non-Prosecution Agreement ("NPA") sentence at two years--later reduced to 18 months? The 6-2-17 affidavit of AUSA Ann Marie Villafaña, the…
    - 42 days ago, 13 Jul 19, 6:15pm -
  • Jeffrey Epstein: Key Documents
    Here are some important documents related to Jeffrey Epstein's legal issues. Hopefully they can help people make informed judgements about his federal criminal case. Here is the Non-Prosecution Agreement ("NPA") from 2007. Epstein-NPA Here is the cur…
    - 46 days ago, 9 Jul 19, 8:25pm -
  • U.S. v. Jeffrey Epstein
    Although U.S. v. Epstein is not a white collar case, the issues raised by SDNY's federal conspiracy and sex-trafficking charges will reverberate throughout the white collar world, as we deal with such issues all the time. Here is the background...
    - 47 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 8:07pm -

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