Federal Bureau of Investigation

Obama to nominate Republican as FBI Director

President Barack Obama plans to nominate James Comey, a former hedge fund executive who served as No. 2 in Justice Department under President George W Bush, to replace Robert Mueller as FBI director.

May 30, 2013, 15:46 PM IST

`Dead Boston bomber involved in 2011 triple murder`

Deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev participated in a 2011 gruesome triple murder outside Boston along with a Chechen killed during a confrontation with law enforcement officers, according to media reports.

May 23, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

Chechen man in Florida `linked to Boston suspect` killed by FBI

FBI officials say that a Chechen man in Florida, who was suspected to be linked to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, was shot dead by investigators when he grew violent when questioned about the same.

May 23, 2013, 09:20 AM IST

American Sikh Caucus calls on FBI to track hate crimes

The Advisory Board which would take a final call on the issue is expected to meet next month.

May 22, 2013, 09:50 AM IST

FBI names five Benghazi suspects, but no arrests yet

US officials say they have identified five men they believe might be behind the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year.

May 22, 2013, 08:32 AM IST

FBI executes search warrant in ricin letter case

The FBI and other law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant on Saturday in the case of two letters containing the deadly poison ricin that were intercepted this week at a post office in Washington state.

May 18, 2013, 23:52 PM IST

Hackers stole USD 45 million in ATM card breach

A gang of cyber criminals operating in 26 countries stole USD 45 million by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards.

May 10, 2013, 08:29 AM IST

‘Localised terror attack’ averted in Minnesota: FBI

A “localized terror attack” was reportedly averted on Monday after police foiled an attack bid and arrested a man and recovered firearms from a mobile home, according to FBI.

May 06, 2013, 23:24 PM IST

CIA, FBI flagged Boston suspect

The revelations raised fresh questions over why US authorities did not further investigate Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during a shootout last week.

Apr 25, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

`FBI didn`t find any terrorism activity against Tamerlan`

The White House has strongly defended the FBI for its past investigations against the Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Apr 25, 2013, 09:14 AM IST

Accused Boston bomber may face `rare` federal execution

As the case unfolds against Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the federal government has indicated his could be one of the rare cases where it seeks the death penalty.

Apr 24, 2013, 16:07 PM IST

Boston highlights problems tracking `lone wolves`

The Boston bombings have highlighted the practically impossible task US law enforcement faces in preventing terror attacks by determined radicals acting in isolation, security experts say.

Apr 24, 2013, 09:15 AM IST

US lawmakers question Boston intelligence `failure`

US lawmakers expressed concern over possible intelligence sharing failures after officials admitted a spelling mistake meant the FBI was not informed when one of the Boston bombing suspects flew to Russia last year.

Apr 24, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

Dzhokhar apparently used his cell phone to blow up bomb: FBI

Dzhokhar is charged with conspiring to use "weapon of mass destruction" and faces death penalty if convicted.

Apr 23, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

American on FBI`s most wanted list nabbed in Nicaragua

Police in Nicaragua on Monday announced the arrest of Eric Justin Toth, an American on the FBI`s most wanted list, who is sought on child pornography charges.

Apr 23, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Boston bomb suspects `innocent`, framed by FBI: Father

The father of the suspected Boston bombers insisted in an interview published Monday that his sons Tamerlan and Dzhokhar were innocent and could not have carried out the bombings.

Apr 22, 2013, 14:59 PM IST

FBI raps media for false reporting on Boston bombings

The FBI has reprimanded news media outlets for jumping the gun on Boston Marathon twin bombings investigation, saying that "inaccurate" reporting will have "unintended consequences."

Apr 18, 2013, 16:09 PM IST

Eight Indian runners in Boston marathon are safe

All the eight Indians who participated in the ill-fated Boston Marathon escaped unhurt from the deadly twin blasts at the finish line with one hailed as a hero for acting as saviour to the victims.

Apr 18, 2013, 10:36 AM IST

FBI joins search for missing Indian-American student in US

The FBI has joined a search for 22-year-old Indian-American Sunil Tripathi, an undergraduate Brown University student who went missing on March 16.

Mar 25, 2013, 11:17 AM IST

US gun ban would protect more than 2,200 firearms

US President Barack Obama has called for restoring a ban on military-style assault weapons and limiting the size of ammunition magazines.

Feb 18, 2013, 20:07 PM IST