A Federal Bureau of Investigation agent pulled the ruse in order to capture a 15-year-old accused of making bomb threats in Seattle. The agency has employed similar tactics in the past.
The successor website to the original Silk Road allegedly enabled 150,000 users to trade drugs and other illegal goods online, prosecutors said.
The Frenchman famous for his anarchic Vines was reportedly detained by police after stripping down to his Speedos during a flight to Miami.
The letter comes after agents created a fake Associated Press article to nab a suspected school bomber in Seattle in 2007. This is the latest in a series of incidents in which cops have been criticized for pretending to be someone else.
Court documents allege the Federal Bureau of Investigation had Caesar’s Palace employees shut off an internet connection so that its agents could dress up as technicians and gain access to several rooms. A professional poker player and an alleged World Cup betting ring.
The FBI fabricated a news story and posted it on a fake Seattle Times website to identify a bomb threat suspect. The paper is outraged.
Robel Phillipos was convicted on two counts of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the probe into the Boston Marathon bombing.
The FBI’s threat assessment was based on the execution of two journalists by the terrorist group, statements on social media and potential mobilization of more kidnappers.
President Obama has been briefed, but the threat level across most of the federal government has not been changed.
Our get-it-now economy depends on enormous, futuristic warehouses — but the people who live in their shadows face lung-stunting pollution and, in some cases, political corruption.
The social media platform filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI.
A tip line has been set up to identify U.S. citizens who are planning to travel to join terrorist groups, as well as those who are already in the Middle East. The FBI is specifically looking for a masked individual responsible for a mass execution from the latest ISIS propaganda video.
There’s a method to the knicknacks.
“The world’s a lot better than you think it is…”
It was a cliff-hanger, people. A real cliff-hanger.
Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, fell in love with an ISIS militant and was on her way to Syria to join the terrorist group when she was busted by the FBI, officials say.
Someone actually thought that Gillian Anderson wasn’t a “bombshell.” WHAT?!
Everything you need to know to understand the insider trading investigation involving Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson, and Billy Walters over suspicious trades of Clorox.
UPDATE: Court documents detail suspicious items found in Ryan Chamberlain’s apartment, including a rocket motor, an unidentified powdery substance, and a glass jar filled with ball bearings.
An applicant must be marijuana-free for at least three years, if they hope to be considered for the job.
As the U.S. confronts Putin over Crimea, federal investigators probe whether an American company enriched Russian officials.
State Sen. Leland Yee, who fought for gun control in California, was arrested Wednesday for alleged conspiracy to illegally import firearms.
San Francisco Democrat Sen. Leland Yee was arrested and charged Wednesday with conspiracy to traffic in firearms and scheme to defraud citizens of honest service. He is the third California senator to face charges this year.
The strange case of Ibragim Todashev, who, according to a new report, was killed in self-defense by investigators. The friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot by the FBI in his Orlando, Fla., apartment in 2013.
For the Behavioral Analysis Unit, it’s all in the details. Some insider information from the show’s executive producers, in honor of the 200th episode.
Conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza is charged with directing $20,000 of straw donations to a candidate around August 2012.
In response to the Federal Bureau of Investigation classification of Juggalos as “criminal gang members,” the band has filed suit against the organization.
The U.S. government reportedly covered up the CIA connections of Robert Levinson since 2007 and urged the Associated Press not to publish a report because officials were close to finding him.
Deputies were arrested and indicted Monday following an FBI investigation into misconduct.