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Dillinger's Wild Ride

July 10, 2009

In an era of celebrity outlaws such as Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd and Bonnie and Clyde, John Dillinger was in a class by himself. Elliott Gorn's book chronicles the year, 1933-34, when Dillinger's gang raided banks across the American heartland and stole hundreds of thousands of dollars. The spree triggered new anti-crime legislation and helped bring about the modern FBI. "Dillinger's Wild Ride" arrived a few weeks ahead of the 75th anniversary of the gangster's death in June 2009.

Nationally Recognized "Gang Peacemaker" Arrested in Federal Gang Sweep

June 24, 2009
Alex Sanchez, executive director of Homies Unidos, was taken into custody by FBI agents this morning at his Bellflower, Calif., home. Sanchez and several members of MS-13, one of the nation's most ruthless and notorious gangs, were named as co-conspirators in the indictment, which will be unsealed later today, said FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller.

Feds Arrest More Members of LA Latino Gang

June 17, 2009

FBI agents and Los Angeles police officers arrested at least eight of those named in a racketeering indictment, officials said. Several more of the 39 members and associates of the 18th Street Columbia Lil Cycos clique were already in state and federal custody.

FBI to Assume Greater Role in Terrorism Fight

May 28, 2009

The FBI and Justice Department plan to significantly expand their role in global counter-terrorism operations, part of a U.S. policy shift that will replace a CIA-dominated system of clandestine detentions and interrogations with one built around transparent investigations and prosecutions.

Birmingham Police Beating Video: Did Not Show Beating When First Given to DA

May 21, 2009

Video of five Birmingham police officers beating an unconscious suspect was edited before it was turned over as evidence to the Jefferson County district attorney's office to use in the suspect's prosecution, authorities said Wednesday.

FBI SWAT Action Near San Diego May Have Foiled L.A. Kidnapping

April 17, 2009
According to the complaint, the case began when the FBI's Major Mexican Traffickers Strike Force began to focus last year on a drug-smuggling ring allegedly headed by Armando Gonzalez. Over time, however, the focus shifted from drug smuggling to kidnapping as the strike force learned that Gonzalez's group was stalking people who purportedly had stolen a 2,500-pound load of marijuana from them.

FBI Raids 3 Minneapolis Money-Transfer Shops

April 9, 2009
Federal agents raided three Minneapolis money transfer businesses that mainly serve the Somali community Wednesday, seeking records of financial transactions to several African and Middle East countries.

Missing Somali-American Men Found On Facebook

March 16, 2009
The FBI investigation is looking into two key questions: Where are the missing men now? And how were they radicalized and recruited inside the Unites States? Facebook could help find the answers.

FBI Tracks Somali Terror Links in Minneapolis, Elsewhere

March 13, 2009
Minneapolis has become the focus of a wide-ranging FBI investigation into a terrorist group's recruitment of young immigrant men for service in Somalia's ethnic and religious warfare.

Police Agencies Buried in Resumes

March 12, 2009
Job seekers are swamping federal, state and local police agencies during the economic downturn, a reversal from recent years when departments struggled to find qualified recruits.

Hundreds Arrested in Cross-Country Campaign Against Drug Cartel

February 25, 2009
Federal authorities arrested more than 750 people across the country in what they describe as "the largest and hardest hitting" operation to ever target the "the very violent and dangerously powerful" drug cartel known as Sinaloa.

FBI recovers 48 minors in Nationwide Child Prostitution Sweep

February 24, 2009
U.S. authorities recovered 48 minors from child prostitution rings in a series of raids across the country over a three-day period, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday.

FBI Agent Spent Three Years Undercover with Identity Thieves

January 30, 2009
Salesmen and parents know the technique well. It's called the takeaway, and as far as Keith Mularski is concerned, it's the reason he kept his job as administrator of online fraud site DarkMarket.

Raleigh Crime Up, Bucking Trend

January 13, 2009
Though crime declined across the country in the first six months of last year, an FBI report released Monday shows both violent and property crime rose in Raleigh.

FBI Plans to Hire 850 New Agents

January 8, 2009
Despite a bleak economic environment featuring wide-ranging layoffs and rising unemployment, the nation's premier law enforcement agency is touting "one of the largest hiring blitzes in our 100-year history."

Feds Arrest Islamic Activist for Dumping Docs About Nukes

December 22, 2008
The president of an Islamic group was arrested after he tried to dump documents linking a Fifth Ave. high-rise to Tehran's nuclear buildup, federal authorities said Friday.

FBI Sting Nets 15 Corrupt COs and LEOs in Illinois

December 3, 2008

Drug charges were unsealed Tuesday against 15 officers: four Harvey cops, 10 Cook County correctional officers and a Chicago Police officer. The FBI orchestrated 12 fake drug deals over the last year.

FBI Warns of Possible Holiday Terror Plot Against New York City Subways

November 26, 2008
Federal authorities are warning law enforcement personnel of a possible terror plot against the New York City subway system during the holiday season.

FBI Warns of Looming Mexican Drug Cartel Violence in South Texas

October 30, 2008
Frustrated by a crackdown on South Texas drug smuggling routes, the Mexican Gulf Cartel is stockpiling high-powered weapons and recruiting local gang members on both sides of the border to prepare for possible confrontations with U.S. law enforcement, according to an FBI intelligence report.

'Chatty Bandit' Suspect Arrested by FBI

October 23, 2008
A man wanted in a series of San Diego armed bank holdups, dubbed "The Chatty Bandit," has been arrested, the FBI said Thursday.
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