Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI warns US art dealers about antiquities looted from Syria, Iraq

The FBI on Wednesday urged art dealers in the United States to be careful when buying antiquities from the Middle East, saying there is evidence collectors have recently been offered artifacts plundered by Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq.

Aug 27, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

FBI tries to fire Indian-origin agent who shot unarmed man

In a rare case, the FBI is planning to fire an Indian-origin agent for intentionally shooting a suspect after finding that the officer violated bureau policy when he wounded the unarmed man in an incident in 2012.

Aug 22, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Indian descent investment adviser admits to $9 million Facebook stock fraud

An investment adviser of Indian descent has admitted to a $9million-fraud involving Facebook stock Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced.

Aug 14, 2015, 09:05 AM IST

China the main economic espionage threat to US: FBI

The US has witnessed a 53 per cent spike in economic espionage cases aimed at American firms, with a vast majority of the perpetrators originating from China with ties to the government, the FBI said.

Jul 26, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

ISIS bigger threat to US than al Qaeda: FBI chief

The FBI chief has warned that the Islamic State has become a bigger threat to the US than al Qaeda as the dreaded group has influenced a significant number of Americans through social media and instructed them to carry out attacks in their own country.

Jul 23, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi was caught in US with drugs in 2001, Vajpayee got him released: Swamy

Extending support to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who is embroiled in the Lalit Modi controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has asked the Congress to first look within before blaming others.

Jul 22, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

South Carolina lowers Confederate flag in wake of church massacre

South Carolina on Friday removed the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds in a joyous but solemn ceremony that relegated a divisive symbol of the South’s pro-slavery legacy to a m

Jul 11, 2015, 04:51 AM IST

FBI foiled terrorist plans to attack US on July 4

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) thwarted terrorist plans in recent weeks to attack United States during July 4 festivities and warned against potential new threats.

Jul 10, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

Racist manifesto linked to Charleston shooting suspect

 Dylann Roof, the suspect in Wednesday`s church massacre in Charleston, appears to have written a racist manifesto, posing in photographs with a handgun and standing in front of a Confederate military museum and plantation slave houses.

Jun 21, 2015, 09:27 AM IST

New York man attacks FBI agent in Islamic State-tied probe: US

A New York City man was arrested on Wednesday after authorities said he tried to stab an FBI agent executing a search warrant in connection with an alleged plot to carry out an attack in support of the militant group Islamic State.

Jun 18, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Sepp Blatter under investigation in US: Reports

Sepp Blatter is the focus of an FBI corruption investigation in the United States, American media reported Tuesday, shortly after his shock resignation as president of FIFA.

Jun 03, 2015, 07:09 AM IST

FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the US carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology - all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government.

Jun 02, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

Delhi Police to get Sunanda Pushkar's viscera report in a month

Delhi Police are expecting to get former union minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's viscera report from US-based Federal Bureau of Investigation in the next 15 to 30 days, which is likely to throw light on the kind of poison that caused her death as concluded by AIIMS panel of doctors.

May 28, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

FBI probes bomb threat against flight from Taiwan

 The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has opened an investigation into a bomb threat to a flight between Taiwan`s capital Taipei and Los Angeles, where the airplane landed without incident, Efe news agency reported on Wednesday.

May 27, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

FBI investigates chemical weapon threats to 10 international flights

The FBI is probing threats to at least 10 international flights after a man claimed chemical weapons were aboard the jets, media reports said today.

May 26, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

London cabbie bombmaker `murdered US soldier in Iraq`

A London taxi driver who made bombs targeting coalition troops in the Iraq war was on Thursday convicted in a British court of murdering a US soldier eight years ago.

May 22, 2015, 00:04 AM IST

US security expert claims he hacked in-flight systems, made plane fly sideways: FBI

In a claim that could send chills down the spine of air travellers around the globe, a US-based security researcher has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that he was capable of hacking into in-flight systems and issue commands that could cause a flying plane to move sideways.

May 19, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

No firearm damage to US train windshield: Investigators

Investigators has said there was no evidence that a firearm damaged the windshield of the US train that crashed last week in one of the country's deadliest rail disasters in recent years.

May 19, 2015, 04:19 AM IST

FBI investigating possible Islamic State terrorism plot in U.S

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating a possible Islamic State-inspired terrorism plot in the United States, CNN reported on Saturday, quoting law enforcement officials.

Apr 26, 2015, 04:27 AM IST

Hungary says FBI chief insensitive, superficial on Holocaust

Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey which seemed to equate Poland's and Hungary's roles in the Holocaust with that of Germany.

Apr 22, 2015, 05:21 AM IST