Federal Bureau of Investigation

11.23.15

Inside the Secret World of an Undercover FBI Agent

Bob Hamer spent 26 years undercover for the FBI, where he posed as a drug dealer, contract killer, paedophile, degenerate gambler, international weapons dealer and white-collar criminal.

6.4.15

How a 'Sextortionist' Went from Trolling Bieber Fan Pages to Being Sent to Prison for Child Pornography

What started as a relatively harmless ring of internet pranksters became a playground for a "demented" adult.

3.27.15

Is the FBI Getting Better at Preventing Terrorist Attacks?

A new report suggests the US intelligence apparatus is improving amid growing civil liberties concerns in post 9/11 America.

2.28.15

How an FBI Informant Sent a Radical Environmentalist to Prison, and How He Got Out Again

The true story of a failed bomb plot, an 18-year-old informant, and a massive fuck-up by the US government.

1.23.15

One of the Most Powerful Politicians in New York Just Got Arrested for Corruption

On Thursday, Sheldon Silver, who has been state assembly speaker for two decades, turned himself in to the FBI. He's charged with wire fraud, mail fraud, conspiracy, and extortion

1.22.15

​How the FBI Busted Someone Trying to Buy the Deadly Poison from 'Breaking Bad'

Cheng Le got busted by a narc operating on the dark web.

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11.23.14

An Alleged Group of Juggalos Is Terrorising North Portland Businesses

As many as 14 businesses have been targeted with goofy-but-threatening fliers, but Juggalos insist that someone is trying to frame the group.

11.13.14

Identifying 'Criminal' Genes Will Never Prevent Violence But Might Help Explain It

A new study seems to have found two genes closely associated with violent crime, but environmental factors are still a big piece of the puzzle.

11.13.14

The Feds Say You Should Use Shitty Hotel Wi-Fi or Risk Being Spied On

The government's legal brief against an alleged Chinese mobster speaks to its unchecked surveillance powers in the Obama era.

10.28.14

Californian Cops Stole a Suspects' Nude Photos as a 'Game'

US cops can be just as creepy as the dudes behind the Fappening?

8.4.14

Thousands of Convictions Are Now in Doubt Because the FBI Sucks at Forensics

Even hard science can be abused by the prison-industrial complex.