Global Disruption of Three Terror Finance Cyber-Enabled Campaigns

The Justice Department announced the dismantling of three terrorist financing cyber-enabled campaigns involving the al Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing; al Qaeda; and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

NSA and FBI Expose Russian Previously Undisclosed Malware Drovorub in Cybersecurity Advisory

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a new cybersecurity advisory about previously undisclosed Russian malware.

Jason A. Jones Named FBI General Counsel

Director Christopher Wray has named Jason A. Jones as the general counsel of the FBI.

Douglas Korneski Named Special Agent in Charge of the Memphis Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Douglas Korneski as the special agent in charge of the Memphis Field Office.

Operation Legend Expanded to Memphis and St. Louis

Today, the expansion of Operation Legend—a sustained, systematic and coordinated law enforcement initiative in which federal law enforcement agencies work in conjunction with state and local law enforcement officials to fight violent crime— was announced in Memphis and St. Louis.

Operation Legend Expanded to Cleveland, Detroit, and Milwaukee

Operation Legend is a sustained, systematic, and coordinated law enforcement initiative in which federal law enforcement agencies work in conjunction with state and local law enforcement officials to fight violent crime and has been expanded to Cleveland, Detroit, and Milwaukee.

FBI Releases 2019 Participation Data for the National Use-of-Force Data Collection

The FBI has released the 2019 data submitted by 5,043 federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to the National Use-of-Force Data Collection.

Researchers Charged with Visa Fraud After Lying About Their Work for China’s People’s Liberation Army

Four individuals have been charged with visa fraud in connection with a scheme to lie about their status as members of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) while in the U.S. conducting research.

Attorney General William P. Barr Joins President Donald J. Trump to Announce Expansion of Operation Legend

Attorney General William P. Barr joined President Donald J. Trump to announce the expansion of Operation Legend—a sustained, systematic, and coordinated law enforcement initiative in which federal law enforcement agencies work in conjunction with state and local law enforcement officials to fight violent crime—to Chicago and Albuquerque.

Two Chinese Hackers Charged in Global Computer Intrusion Campaign

FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich delivered remarks during a press conference at the Department of Justice announcing charges against two Chinese hackers for their roles in a global computer intrusion campaign targeting intellectual property and confidential business information, including COVID-19 research.

Two Chinese Hackers Working with the Ministry of State Security Charged with Global Computer Intrusion Campaign Targeting Intellectual Property and Confidential Business Information, Including COVID-19 Research

Two nationals of the People's Republic of China have been indicted for allegedly hacking into the computer systems of hundreds of victim companies, governments, non-governmental organizations, and individual dissidents, clergy, and democratic and human rights activists in the U.S. and abroad.

The Department of Justice Announces Takedown of Key MS-13 Criminal Leadership

Significant cases were announced related to Joint Task Force Vulcan, an initiative launched in August 2019 aimed at disrupting, dismantling, and ultimately, destroying MS-13.

Caroline Otto Named Assistant Director of the Resource Planning Office

FBI Director Christopher Wray has named Caroline Otto as the assistant director of the Resource Planning Office at FBI Headquarters in Washington.

Regina Thompson Named Assistant Director of the Victim Services Division

FBI Director Christopher Wray has named Regina Thompson as the assistant director of the Victim Services Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington.

Researcher Charged with Illegally Using U.S. Grant Funds to Develop Scientific Expertise for China

Song Guo Zheng, a rheumatology professor and researcher with strong ties to China, has been charged with grant fraud for not disclosing that he was engaged in a scheme to use approximately $4.1 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop China’s expertise in the areas of rheumatology and immunology.