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  • Task Force Works to Stem Flow of Illicit Drug Trafficking
    The FBI is a critical component of the Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S), whose mission is to stem the flow of illegal drugs and to disrupt narco-trafficking networks operating on the high seas.
    - 2 days ago, 7 Dec 16, 1:30pm -
  • Joint Cyber Operation Takes Down Avalanche Criminal Network
    The FBI and its partners dismantled a highly secure infrastructure of servers that offered cyber criminals an unfettered platform from which to conduct malware campaigns targeting victims around the world.
    - 4 days ago, 5 Dec 16, 7:56am -
  • New Top Ten Fugitive: Help Us Catch a Murderer
    Update: A suspect believed to be Marlon Jones, a Jamaican man charged with murdering four people during a bloody gun battle in a Los Angeles suburb, is now in custody.
    - 8 days ago, 1 Dec 16, 7:52am -
  • Milking the System
    A former State Department employee working in Iraq was sentenced for using his authority to illegally steer $2 million in contracts for micro-dairies to his son's company.
    - 10 days ago, 29 Nov 16, 10:47am -
  • Safe Online Surfing Program Reaches Milestone
    More than one million students around the country have completed the FBI's Safe Online Surfing (FBI-SOS) cyber education program since it was launched four years ago.
    - 17 days ago, 22 Nov 16, 10:41am -
  • Con Artist Brought to Justice
    An Arizona woman was sentenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted of 18 felonies in two separate trials related to her faking cancer and scamming veterans’ charities out of thousands of dollars.
    - 22 days ago, 17 Nov 16, 8:44am -
  • 2015 Hate Crime Statistics Released
    The FBI's latest Hate Crime Statistics report includes information detailing the offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of hate crimes in 2015.
    - 25 days ago, 14 Nov 16, 7:32am -
  • Violent Gang Leader Sentenced for Role in Murders
    Efrain Hidalgo is serving a 27-year prison term for crimes he committed as the leader of the 7th Street Gang—once considered one of the most violent criminal organizations in Buffalo, New York.
    - 29 days ago, 10 Nov 16, 11:14am -
  • Facebook Live Event: From Military to Special Agent
    The FBI is hosting a Facebook Live event today at 12 p.m. EST to discuss how the unique skills and experience gained through prior military service can be directly applied to a career as an FBI special agent.
    - 29 days ago, 10 Nov 16, 8:19am -
  • Break-In Netted Burglary Crew $2.5 Million in Jewels
    A group of friends who referred to themselves as the Jedi Knights committed several hundred home break-ins up and down the East Coast during 2011 and 2012.
    - 32 days ago, 7 Nov 16, 11:25am -
  • Transportation Official Sentenced in Red-Light Camera Corruption Case
    A former Chicago assistant transportation commissioner is serving a 10-year sentence for his role in a long-running corruption scheme involving the city’s red-light camera contracts.
    - 36 days ago, 3 Nov 16, 11:27am -
  • A Primer on DarkNet Marketplaces
    The DarkNet provides anonymity to criminals who set up online marketplaces for nefarious purposes, but the FBI and its partners are working to disrupt the operations and infrastructure of these illicit sites.
    - 38 days ago, 1 Nov 16, 8:00am -
  • FBI Deploys Cyber Experts to Work Directly with Foreign Partners
    The Bureau is working to combat the global cyber threat by placing cyber assistant legal attachés (ALATs) in FBI offices in strategic locations around the world.
    - 44 days ago, 26 Oct 16, 1:32pm -
  • Combating the Growing Money Laundering Threat
    The FBI has placed a renewed emphasis on investigations targeting the middlemen who facilitate the movement of billions of dollars in illicit funds around the globe each year.
    - 46 days ago, 24 Oct 16, 11:42am -
  • Online Cyber Training for Law Enforcement First Responders
    The FBI and its partners have developed the Cyber Investigator Certification Program to help ensure first responders have a working knowledge of how to survey and secure electronic evidence at a crime scene.
    - 51 days ago, 19 Oct 16, 9:52am -

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

  • U.S. v. Clay - A Case Needing Supreme Court Review
    On August 11, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit issued an 124 page opinion in U.S. v. Clay. Review of this decision in the 11th Circuit was denied. So now the case is likely to be teed up on a Petition for...
    - 2 days ago, 7 Dec 16, 3:00pm -
  • Insider Trading - Is The Law Now Clear?
    As co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg noted here, the Supreme Court issued an opinion today in Salman v. United States resolving an issue related to insider trading. But is the law really clear now, as some claim (see here)? It would appear...
    - 3 days ago, 7 Dec 16, 1:01am -
  • Supremes Go With the Ninth Circuit on Insider Trading
    Salman is in. Newman is out. Justice Alito writes the opinion for an 8-0 Court. Here is the opinion in Salman v. United States. (wisenberg)
    - 3 days ago, 6 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Josh Greenberg, U.S. v. Annappareddy Hero, Opens New Firm.
    Readers of this Blog are no doubt familiar with United States v. Reddy Annappareddy, the District of Maryland case in which a guilty verdict was overturned (and new trial granted) with the grudging, belated concurrence of government prosecutors, beca…
    - 7 days ago, 2 Dec 16, 5:03pm -
  • Where is FBI Director Comey Now?
    We have been critical of FBI Director Comey's comments (see here and here) during the email investigations of Hillary Clinton. On a positive note, it was good to see him pull together the FBI for a quick review of Hillary...
    - 17 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 2:25am -
  • Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson Comments on Senator Jeff Sessions Nomination for AG
    Co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg noted here that "[a]nyone who thinks this will be an easy nomination to put through, because Sessions is a sitting Senator, is in for a big surprise. It will be a bruising battle." I would add that...
    - 19 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 3:34am -
  • Press Reports that President-Elect Trump Agrees to $25 Million Settlement in Trump University Case
    Steve Eder, Donald Trump Agrees to Pay $25 Million in Trump University Settlement, NYtimes Harper Neidig, NY announces $25M settlement in Trump University Case, The Hill (esp)
    - 21 days ago, 18 Nov 16, 10:08pm -
  • Jeff Sessions To Be Tapped For Justice
    This is according to every news source out there, including the Washington Post. Anyone who thinks this will be an easy nomination to put through, because Sessions is a sitting Senator, is in for a big surprise. It will be...
    - 21 days ago, 18 Nov 16, 4:09pm -
  • The Clinton Email Investigation: Professor Wisenberg's Grades Are In.
    28 CFR § 600.1 Grounds for appointing a Special Counsel. The Attorney General, or in cases in which the Attorney General is recused, the Acting Attorney General, will appoint a Special Counsel when he or she determines that criminal investigation...
    - 24 days ago, 15 Nov 16, 2:30pm -
  • The Ramifications of FBI Director Comey's Missteps
    It is common in white collar cases for investigations to span over many years. Being essentially document cases, one sees white collar crime investigations lasting the length of a grand jury or sometimes the span of a few grand juries....
    - 42 days ago, 29 Oct 16, 2:22am -

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