A Chechen man who was fatally shot by an FBI agent last week during an interview about one of the Boston bombing suspects was unarmed, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
An air of mystery has surrounded the FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev, 27, since it occurred in Todashev’s apartment early on the morning of May 22. The FBI said in a news release that day that Todashev, a former Boston resident who [...]
WASHINGTON For the second consecutive year, prospective gun buyers joined Black Friday shoppers in record numbers as firearms dealers swamped the FBI with required buyer background check requests.
The FBI fielded 154,873 calls, a roughly 20 percent increase from last year’s previous one-day record of 129,166, according to bureau records.
The requests came in such volume throughout the day that FBI call centers experienced two brief outages — one of 18 minutes [...]
Peter Madoff, 66, taken into custody today and will appear in court later
Is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy and falsifying records
Plea to take place where Bernie Madoff taken away after being condemned to 150 years in prison
The younger brother of Bernard Madoff, who became an icon for financial crime after the economy collapsed in 2008, is poised to plead guilty to criminal charges and take his place in history [...]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Federal Bureau Investigation announced Wednesday that it would investigate the cause of a raging wildfire that displaced thousands of residents and an untold number of homes in Colorado.
“The FBI Denver Division is working closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement to determine if any of the wildland fires resulted from criminal activity,” local FBI spokesman Dave Joly wrote in an e-mail statement to The [...]
Some congressional offices outside Washington and media organizations have received threatening letters containing a suspicious powdery substance that was tested and proved to be harmless, the FBI and the Senate’s top law enforcement officer said Wednesday.
Sergeant-at-Arms Terrance Gainer said in a memo to Senate offices that the letters were sent to three state and home district offices. A district office of House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, received one of the letters, spokesman Kevin Smith said.
A federal law enforcement official, speaking on condition [...]
Single day firearms purchases hit all time high
Paul Joseph Watson
Monday, December 5, 2011
As the debate raged last week over the attempt to pass a law that would allow U.S. citizens to be detained indefinitely without trial, Americans were busy preparing for their own form of ‘homeland security’, as gun sales hit an all time high for a single day on Black Friday.
“Numbers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation show [...]
FBI agents armed with search warrants descended Thursday morning on bankrupt solar company Solynrda.
The investigation comes after a request by the Department of Energy’s inspector general, FBI spokesman Peter Lee told NBC Bay Area News.
Agents arrived at Solyndra at 7a.m. and were examining the factory. Solynrda has a skeleton crew of 100 workers on the scene, who are closing [...]
Several retired and active police officers and firefighters have been arrested in a federal raid on a New York City gambling ring, NBC New York has learned.
Two officials familiar with the case say an NYPD detective and a retired police officer, along with three firefighters, one who is retired, face federal charges after an early morning FBI raid on Thursday.
Some of the first responders [...]