Federal Bureau of Investigation

US seeks to calm Holocaust row with Poland

 US officials Monday sought to tamp down a spat with Poland after the FBI chief suggested the country shared responsibility for the Holocaust with Germany, but dodged questions on whether he would apologize.

Apr 21, 2015, 03:50 AM IST

FBI investigating hanging death of black man in Mississippi

Federal and state authorities are investigating the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi who had been missing for more than two weeks, the FBI said on Friday.

Mar 21, 2015, 01:17 AM IST

US urges Iran to help locate former FBI agent

 The US has reiterated a call asking for Iran`s help in finding a retired agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and raised the bounty for his whereabouts.

Mar 10, 2015, 08:59 AM IST

Muslim group sues FBI in death of Boston bomb suspect`s friend

A civil rights group for Muslims said Monday it will sue the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the 2013 shooting death of a friend of a Boston Marathon bombings suspect.

Mar 03, 2015, 03:30 AM IST

US Justice Department reviewing Utah man's killing by police

The US Department of Justice is investigating the shooting of a young black man killed by white police officers while wielding a samurai sword at a shopping centre, according to a letter released by the man's family.

Feb 21, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

FBI seeks access to Pakistani cybercrime suspects

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has asked Pakistan`s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for access to the two men arrested in Karachi for their involvement in cybercrimes.

Feb 20, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

US cop who assaulted Indian grandfather arrested; FBI to probe incident

One of the two police officers who allegedly assaulted the 57-year-old Indian man in Alabama has been arrested and FBI will be conducting a probe into the matter to find out if there were any federal violations in the incident.

Feb 13, 2015, 08:49 AM IST

Singapore man convicted for organising sex tour

A Singapore man was on Friday convicted of organising a commercial sex tour overseas and distributing information intended to promote paid sex with a minor outside the city.

Feb 06, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Harvard University students receive racially charged death threat e-mails

American law enforcement officials are investigating a "racially charged" death threat e-mailed to several hundred students of Harvard University that claimed an individual would come to the Ivy League institution and "shoot all of you" and "kill you individually".

Oct 04, 2014, 11:28 AM IST

FBI widens probe of naked celebrity photos

The FBI vowed on Monday to widen a probe into the massive hacking of naked celebrity photos if necessary, after new reported leaks including nude shots of Kim Kardashian.

Sep 23, 2014, 01:01 AM IST

FBI probing reported theft of 1.2 bn Internet passwords

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a report by a US cybersecurity firm that it uncovered some 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords amassed by a Russian crime ring, the largest known collection of such stolen data.

Aug 20, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

Government requests for Twitter information climb

Twitter released a new transparency report showing a steady rise in government requests for information from the globally popular one-to-many messaging service.

Aug 01, 2014, 04:57 AM IST

South-Asian organisations want US to end spying on Muslim-Americans

Expressing concern over reports that NSA and FBI monitored emails of prominent Muslim- Americans under procedures intended to target terrorists and spies, a coalition of South Asian organisations has appealed to the US to end surveillance on "innocent" community members.

Jul 10, 2014, 06:55 AM IST

Accused Russian hacker claimed authorship of ``Zeus`` malware: FBI

A Russian man charged by U.S. authorities on Monday with controlling a hacking gang that locked up hundreds of thousands of computers to steal banking credentials and commit cyber extortion claimed in online chats to have written one of the most effective pieces of malicious software ever detected, according to an FBI affidvavit.

Jun 03, 2014, 05:14 AM IST

FBI probe confirmed in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

A federal prosecutor has confirmed the existence of the FBI investigation that has thrown the September 11 war crimes tribunal at Guantanamo into disarray.

Apr 22, 2014, 14:01 PM IST

FBI probed 9/11 mastermind`s defense team: Judge

The next preliminary hearing is scheduled to be held in June at Guantanamo Bay.

Apr 18, 2014, 01:32 AM IST

FBI adds 1976 `family annihilator` to Most Wanted list

The FBI today added a former US State Department employee who allegedly bludgeoned his family to death with a hammer 38 years ago to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

Apr 11, 2014, 01:49 AM IST

FBI probing high speed trading on Wall Street

The FBI has said it was probing high speed trading on Wall Street, a controversial practice in which computers carry out transactions in seconds or faster.

Apr 01, 2014, 14:41 PM IST

FBI analysis of MH370 pilot`s computer files coming soon

The FBI will soon complete its analysis of data from a flight simulator taken from the home of the pilot of a missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the US agency`s director said Wednesday.

Mar 27, 2014, 10:46 AM IST

Malaysia seeks FBI help with pilot`s simulator: Official

Malaysia has asked the FBI to help recover data deleted from a flight simulator in the home of the pilot of a missing Malaysian jet, a US official said Wednesday.

Mar 20, 2014, 11:21 AM IST