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2010

10/01/10 CYBER BANKING FRAUD: Global Partnerships Lead to Major Arrests
09/24/10 TRADE SECRET THEFT: Couple Conspires to Steal Hybrid Technology
09/17/10 OPERATION MONEY FISH: Florida Mafia Crew Dismantled
09/10/10 THE THEFT OF CREATIVITY: Joining Forces to Stop It
09/03/10 FAKE FUNERALS, EMPTY CASKETS: A Different Type of Scam
09/01/10 HEALTH CARE FRAUD: $600 Million Settlement in Botox Case
08/23/10 TERROR AT STERLING HALL: 40 Years Later, Fugitive Search Continues
08/19/10 FUGITIVE HUNTERS: Task Force Targets Violent Offenders
08/05/10 FIGHTING TERROR: 14 Indicted For Supporting al Shabaab
07/22/10 MADE IN THE U.S.A.: The Case of the Toledo Terror Cell
07/19/10 JEWEL THIEVES, INC.: Traveling Salesmen Targeted
07/15/10 FUGITIVE ROUNDUP: Interpol Leads New International Effort
07/09/10 PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER: Don't be Scared by 'Scareware'
06/17/10 OPERATION STOLEN DREAMS: Mortgage Fraud Sweep Nets Hundreds
06/10/10 PROJECT DELIVERANCE: Fighting Cartels on the Southwest Border
05/20/10 SEX TRAFFICKING CONVICTIONS: Seattle Gang Dismantled
05/17/10 NEW VIOLENT ROBBERY INITIATIVE: Gets Help from an Older Federal Law
05/13/10 MAJOR GANG TAKEDOWN: 78 Bloods, Latin Kings Indicted
05/04/10 THE TIMES SQUARE CASE: Terror Suspect Arrested; Case Continues
05/03/10 ANOTHER PONZI CASE: And a Warning for Investors
04/22/10 CRIME FROM BEHIND BARS: The Case of the Con Turned Con Artist
04/16/10 HUMAN TRAFFICKING: Putting a Stop to Modern-Day Slavery
04/13/10 DOMESTIC TERRORISM: The Sovereign Citizen Movement
04/08/10 RESTORING CULTURAL HERITAGE: 18th-Century Paintings Returned to Peru
02/18/10 ROTTEN TOMATO: Fraud in the Food Industry
02/12/10 FORENSIC ANALYSIS: Clues Buried in Sounds and Images
01/29/10 INVESTORS BEWARE: Stock Fraud Case Offers Lessons
01/26/10 CORPORATE CORRUPTION: A Historic Takedown
01/19/10 A PAIR OF VICTIMS: Became a Couple of Cons
01/12/10 TWO SISTERS RESCUED: Through a Unique Set of Clues

2009

12/31/09 THE YEAR IN REVIEW: A Look at FBI Cases, Part 2
12/28/09 THE YEAR IN REVIEW: A Look at FBI Cases, Part 1
12/17/09 INTEL AT WORK: The Jihadists of Georgia, Part 2
12/15/09 THE PATH TO TERROR: The Jihadists of Georgia, Part 1
12/07/09 PEARL HARBOR LEGACY: Remembering Robert Shivers
11/18/09 WE NEED YOUR HELP: To Find Civil Rights Victims' Next of Kin
11/16/09 HIGH-TECH HEIST: 2,100 ATMs Worldwide Hit at Once
10/21/09 NEW TOP TEN FUGITIVE: Global Con Artist and Ruthless Criminal
10/20/09 NEW TOP TEN FUGITIVE: Leader of Violent Barrio Azteca Gang
10/19/09 NEW TOP TEN FUGITIVE: Wanted for Murder, Kidnapping, and Rape
10/13/09 JUSTICE AT LAST: Arrest in 19-Year-Old Cold Case
10/07/09 OPERATION PHISH PHRY: Major Cyber Fraud Takedown
10/05/09 WHY PARTNERSHIPS WORK: In Cases Like Operation Knockout
10/02/09 $80 MILLION PONZI SCAM: Even Friends Got Fooled
09/24/09 NEW YORK TERROR CASE: Indictment Announced
09/07/09 DOMESTIC TERRORISM: In the Post-9/11 Era
09/02/09 THE CASE AGAINST PFIZER: A Record $2.3 Billion Settlement
09/01/09 KATRINA, FOUR YEARS LATER: Fraud, Corruption Cases Continue
07/27/09 TERRORISM TAKEDOWN: Seven Charged in North Carolina
07/24/09 MASSIVE CORRUPTION BUST: Mayors, Rabbis, Politicians, and More
07/20/09 TOP TEN FUGITIVE CAPTURED: Charged with Brutal Attack on Police
07/13/09 A DANGEROUS BETRAYAL: The Case of the Cash Hungry Contractor
07/09/09 CANINE CRUELTY: Five-State Dog Fighting Ring Busted
06/24/09 A MAJOR CRACKDOWN: On Health Care Fraud
06/23/09 CRASH SCENE ASSISTANCE: Lending a Hand to NTSB
06/19/09 PONZI SCHEME INDICTMENTS: Five Charged in $7 Billion Ploy
06/11/09 ARRIVEDERCI: Recovered Italian Artifacts Headed Home
06/08/09 ABUSE OF TRUST: The Case of the Crooked Border Official
05/22/09 NEW YORK SAYS THANKS: To Investigators of Foiled Bomb Plot
05/19/09 IN SEARCH OF A KILLER: Help Solve Cold Case, Part 3
05/08/09 30-YEAR-OLD MURDER SOLVED: By the 'Hit of the Year'
05/01/09 A COURAGEOUS VICTIM: Taking a Stand Against MS-13
04/27/09 MORTGAGE FRAUD SCAM: 'Dream Homes' Turns into Nightmare
04/21/09 NEW MOST WANTED TERRORIST: First Domestic Fugitive Added to List
04/14/09 HITTING THE AIRWAVES: Help Solve Cold Case, Part 2
04/06/09 HIGHWAY SERIAL KILLINGS: New Initiative on an Emerging Trend
04/03/09 COLD CASE HEATS UP: Help Solve 1988 Murder, Part 1
03/24/09 STEERING CLEAR OF CAR CLONING: Some Advice and Solutions
03/17/09 IN SEARCH OF D.B. COOPER: New Developments in the Unsolved Case
03/09/09 SEEKING VICTIMS: In the Stanford Financial Group Case
03/03/09 DON'T PUT YOUR HEALTH: In the Hands of Crooks
02/26/09 MURDER ON THE HIGH SEAS: The Strange, Sad Tale of Joe Cool
02/11/09 MOBSTER ON THE RUN: 'Whitey' Bulger Search Continues Overseas
02/09/09 RESCUING OUR CHILDREN: Seven Massive Porn Rings Dismantled
02/02/09 ALL IN THE FAMILY: Spy and His Son Indicted
01/23/09 FBI DIVERS' ROLE ON HUDSON RIVER: Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team Helped Pinpoint Lost Engine
01/21/09 INAUGURAL SECURITY: Behind the Scenes

2008

12/16/08 FBI 100: On the Waterfront, Mafia-Style
12/03/08 PRECIOUS METAL: Copper Theft Threatens U.S. Infrastructure
11/29/08 NEW TOP TEN FUGITIVE: And a New Tool to Help Find Him
11/25/08 NO CASH FOR TERROR: Convictions Returned in Holy Land Case
11/19/08 OPERATION BACKFIRE: Help Find Four Eco-Terrorists
11/04/08 DIRTY BUSINESS: Mob-Infested Trash Industry Cleaned Up
10/31/08 TO SAVE A CHILD: Inside a Prostitution Sting
10/27/08 INNOCENCE LOST STING II: Another 47 Kids Rescued
10/23/08 THREATENING LETTER HOAX: Help Us Find the Culprit
09/12/08 FBI 100: The Case of the Cuban Spy
09/04/08 REWARD DOUBLED FOR FUGITIVE: $2 Million for Capture of Boston Mobster (Video)
07/26/08 NEW TOP TEN FUGITIVE: Suspect in 2007 Double Murder
06/19/08 "MALICIOUS" MORTGAGE FRAUD: More Than 400 Charged Nationwide
05/20/08 GONE PHISHING: Global Ring Gets Rather Slick
05/02/08 TENNESSEE WALTZ: The Dance is Over
03/21/08 FINE ART FORGERIES: Global Counterfeiting Scams Uncovered
03/10/08 PASSING SECRETS AT SEA: To Terrorists, No Less
03/04/08 SEATTLE ECO-TERRORISM INVESTIGATION
03/02/08 UPDATE ON THE RICIN INVESTIGATION
02/14/08 SPIES ON THE INSIDE: Foreign Intrigue on American Soil
02/11/08 SURVIVOR STORY: Philadelphia Hate Crime Victim Speaks Out
02/07/08 MAFIA TAKEDOWN: 62 Indicted in New York
02/04/08 DON'T MAKE THE CALL: The New Phenomenon of 'Swatting'
01/18/08 PRIZED POSSESSIONS: FBI Recovers Stolen Pulitzers
01/10/08 TAMING THE TAMIL TIGERS: From Here in the U.S.

2007

12/31/07 D.B. COOPER REDUX: Help Us Solve the Enduring Mystery
12/18/07 ELECTION FRAUD: Don’t Commit a Campaign Crime
12/10/07 BE ON THE LOOKOUT: For a New Top Ten Fugitive
10/31/07 THE 24-HOUR CASE: Anatomy of a Cyber Investigation
10/01/07 FAMILY SECRETS: Of the Murderous Kind
09/07/07 MOST WANTED: Sex Offender Added to Top Ten List
08/24/07 A MEASURED RESPONSE: Our Role in Bridge Probe, Part III
08/21/07 CAPABILITIES AT THE READY: Our Role in the Bridge Probe, Part 2
08/17/07 READY TO HELP: Our Role in Bridge Collapse Probe
08/13/07 NEVER SAY DIE: The Relentless Pursuit of a Killer
07/11/07 COLLAR BOMB CASE: Charges in Bizarre '03 Bank Heist
06/18/07 CORPORATE TAKEOVER: A New Twist on Identity Theft
06/02/07 NEW TOP TEN FUGITIVE: Suspect in 2000 Philadelphia Murder
05/30/07 CHEESE MELTDOWN: N.J. Company's Fraud Boils Over
05/21/07 FAX-A-FRAUD: Scam Offers Cut-Rate Plasma TVs
05/08/07 ATTACK FOILED: Undercover Probe Busts Terror Plot
04/20/07

NURSING HOME HORROR: The Dark Side of Fraud

03/31/07 TOP TEN FUGITIVES: Kansas City Woman Added to List
03/14/07 TOP TEN FUGITIVES: L.A. Gang Member Added to List
03/12/07 COMMON FRAUD: Ponzi Endures With Lure of Riches
02/07/07 SUPREME JUSTICE?: The Case of the Poisoned Cookies
01/22/07 CHICAGO'S MOST WANTED: Fugitives Beware
01/08/07 CORRUPTION IN CITY HALL: The Crooked Reign of 'King' Albert
01/05/07

PRESCRIPTION FOR DISASTER: The Case of the Drug-Dealing Doctor

2006

12/20/06 SEEKING INFORMATION: And Honoring Two Young Heroes
12/13/06

CRIME IN THE SUITES: A Look Back at the Enron Case

11/29/06

DOMESTIC TERRORISM: Tip Leads to Sting, Prison for Plotter

11/27/06

A TOKEN CRIME: Cross-Border Counterfeiting Ring Busted

11/20/06 HOT STOCK TIP ANYONE? The Case of the Phony Faxes
11/08/06 A BIZARRE MEAL TICKET: The Couple Who Ate Glass
10/27/06

THE CASE OF THE FAKE FLU SHOTS: Thousands Injected with Phony Vaccine

10/13/06

SEEKING INFORMATION: In the Murder of a Federal Prosecutor

09/30/06

NEW MOST WANTED: Ohio Fugitive Added to FBI List

08/29/06

MOST WANTED CAPTURE: Fugitive Jeffs Arrested in Las Vegas

08/28/06

EMPTY PROMISES, EMPTY CRADLES: Adoption Scams Bilk Victims, Break Hearts

08/23/06

LESSONS IN CRIME? Why Protecting Schools Matters

08/16/06

HALTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING: 31 Arrests in Major Prostitution Ring

08/04/06

WANTED: ANIMAL RIGHTS EXTREMISTS: For Attempted Murder

08/02/06

PROTECTING AMERICA FROM TERRORIST ATTACK: The Case of the Homegrown Terrorist

07/28/06 DIRTY DEEDS: Enforcing Environmental Laws
06/30/06 A WARNING WITH TEETH: N.Y. Rolls Up Movie Piracy Rings
06/26/06 KEEPING FREE MARKETS FREE: The Case of the Concrete Conspiracy
06/19/06

COMPANY SPY: The Case of the $100 Million Blueprints

06/14/06

ROOSEVELT'S REVOLVER: Stolen 1895 Pistol Returned in New York

06/09/06

MIAMI HEIST: $7.4 Million in 38-pound bags

06/05/06 SURGICAL PRECISION: Inside 6-Year Probe of Medical Device
05/08/06 THE CASE OF THE "ZOMBIE KING": Hacker Sentenced for Hijacking Computers
05/06/06 HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN? FBI Announces New Top Tenner
04/17/06

FBI SEEKING INFORMATION: Letter May Be Linked to 2001 Killer

03/31/06

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU: Maryland Man Sentenced for Stealing Secret Documents

03/29/06 NOT YOUR AVERAGE SYNDICATE: The Rise and Fall of an Albanian Organized Crime Ring
03/22/06 MEDICARE FRAUD: Don't Let It Happen To You
03/20/06 GOING THE EXTRA MILE: Ohio Woman Honored for Finding Missing Children
03/17/06 THE CASE OF THE SNAKEHEAD QUEEN: Chinese Human Smuggler Gets 35 Years
03/10/06 PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN: Virginia Man Sentenced in Landmark Obscenity Case
03/08/06 STEALING STEALTH SECRETS: Honolulu FIG Yields Fruit
02/17/06 PROTECTING AMERICA FROM TERRORIST ATTACK: The Case of the Terrorist Financier and Foiled Assassination Plot
02/10/06 A LONG-AWAITED HOMECOMING: U.S. Returns German Paintings Stolen in WWII
01/20/06 ECO-TERROR INDICTMENTS: 'Operation Backfire' Nets 11
01/11/06 THE CASE OF THE FAILED HAND GRENADE ATTACK: Man Who Tried to Assassinate President Convicted Overseas
01/05/06 THE LONG ARM OF THE LAW: Please Help Us Bring Robert Stethem's Murderers to Justice

2005

12/21/05 HISTORY FOR SALE: The Case of the Stolen National Treasure
12/19/05 PROTECTING AMERICA FROM TERRORIST ATTACK: The Case of the Undercover Missile Sting
12/05/05 THE CROOK WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS: Florida Man Sentenced for Scamming Children With Holiday Pageant Scheme
11/02/05 FINAL ACCOUNTING: Numbers Add Up to Mob Boss's Conviction
10/21/05 BUSTED FOR KATRINA FRAUD: The Case of the Phony Pilot
08/31/05 THE CASE OF THE HOMICIDAL HUSBAND: How to Catch A Serial Killer When the Trail Goes Cold
08/22/05 STOPPING CRIME AT OUR SHORES: FBI Helps Bust Major International Smuggling Operation
08/10/05 THE FBI'S BIRMINGHAM FIELD OFFICE: Past and Into the Future
08/03/05 THINK GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY: Protecting Communities is a Community Effort
07/22/05 HEY, WANNA BUY A BASEBALL AUTOGRAPHED BY...MOTHER TERESA? "Operation Bullpen" Slam Dunks Sports/Celebrity Memorabilia Fraud
07/20/05 PIRATES OF HOLLYWOOD or, The Curse of the Green-Glow Camcorder
05/18/05 THE PURSUIT AND CAPTURE OF ERIC RUDOLPH: Part 2 of an Interview with FBI Exec Chris Swecker
05/16/05 THE PURSUIT AND CAPTURE OF ERIC RUDOLPH: Part 1 of an Interview with FBI Exec Chris Swecker
04/29/05 PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM A WORLD OF HARM: The Case of the Not So Accidental Tourists
04/18/05 THE CASE OF THE HIRED HACKER: Entrepreneur and Hacker Arrested for Online Sabotage
04/13/05 A CAUTIONARY TALE: Beware of Cancer Research Scams
03/25/05 THE CASE OF THE STOLEN YACHT: Two Florida Men Plead Guilty After Global Hunt Finds the Boat…and Them
03/23/05 SHAMPOO, CUT, BLOW DRY … AND A FAKE ID: Salon owner and five others plead guilty in fraudulent ID racket
03/14/05

THE CASE OF THE MISSING DINOSAUR: How We Put the Pieces Together

01/10/05 THE CASE OF THE LIVING DEAD: Missouri Funeral Home Director Pleads Guilty to Faking Death Claims

2004

12/08/04 HOW DO YOU STOP A DISGRUNTLED EMPLOYEE TURNED BOMBER? In this Case, By Quickly Tracking His Electronic Trail Around the Globe
11/24/04 OPERATION GOOD SAMARITAN: The Case of the Chameleon Con
11/10/04

INTERNET SECURITY IN A WIRELESS WORLD: The Case of the Not-So-Friendly Neighborhood Spammer

11/03/04

PROTECTING OUR NATIONAL "TREASURES": Taking a Bead on an International Ring of Jewel Thieves

10/18/04

NO ORDINARY CASE OF IDENTITY THEFT: The Largest in U.S. History

07/26/04

PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM HEALTH CARE FRAUDSTERS: 10 Indicted on Medicare Fraud Scheme

07/19/04 ANATOMY OF AN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING CASE, PART 2: Kil Soo Lee and the Case of the Samoan Sweatshop
07/16/04 ANATOMY OF AN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING CASE, PART 1: Kil Soo Lee and the Case of the Samoan Sweatshop
07/12/04 LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND CROOKED: Nursing Home Owner Pleads Guilty to Cheating Residents Out of Medicare Millions
05/28/04 HONORING OUR VETERANS: Historic Medals of Honor Restored to Place of Honor
05/03/04 VIOLENCE IN THE NAME OF THE ENVIRONMENT: The Case of the Calculating Eco-terrorist
04/29/04 21ST CENTURY BANK ROBBERY: The Case of the Chinese Embezzlers
03/22/04 ROCKY MOUNTAIN RIPOFF: Seven Indicted in Slick International Securities Scam
03/16/04 THE CASE OF THE MOVING VIOLATION: Interstate Moving Companies Charged With Fraud
03/10/04 THE CASE OF THE MASTER FORGER: Scam Hijinks in the World of Art
03/09/04 THE CASE OF THE FLORIDA FRUIT-PICKERS SLAVE RING: Labor Boss Gets 15 Years for Heinous Crimes
03/02/04 CAVEAT EMPTOR: Don't Open Unknown E-Mail Attachments!
02/13/04 ENFORCING CIVIL RIGHTS: Justice Served in the Case of the Texas Sex Slaves
01/13/04 THE CASE OF THE MISSING CIVIL WAR SWORD: Piece of History Returned by FBI in Ceremony at U.S. Naval Academy
01/09/04 IT TAKES A TEAM TO PROTECT AN ENVIRONMENT: Asbestos Removal Training Fraud "Cleaned Up"

2003

12/22/03 PROTECTING AMERICA'S CREATIVE GENIUS: Six Indicted in $50 Million CD Counterfeiting Operation
12/17/03 GREEN EGGS AND SPAM? E-Mailed Scam Gets Into the Wrong Hands
12/03/03 WARNING FROM HOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR/WRITER: Be Cautious in Financial Matters
11/26/03 ZERO TOLERANCE FOR HATE CRIMES: Racist Skinhead Sentenced to Prison
11/18/03 THE CASE OF THE STOLEN MOON ROCKS: Last of 3 NASA Interns Sentenced for Grievous Theft
11/04/03 CRIME IN THE SUITES: Former HealthSouth CEO Indicted in $2.7 Billion Case of Corporate Fraud
10/22/03 KEEPING HEALTH CARE HEALTHY: FBI Polices Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Beat
10/21/03 LET THE BUYER BEWARE: And the Telemarketer Too
10/20/03 GREED IS "BUSTING OUT" ALL OVER: Credit Schemes Lead to Guilty Pleas
10/15/03 AMERICAN'S NATIONAL PASTIME: Operation Bullpen Throws Fraud Out of the Game
10/10/03 PROTECTING TRADE SECRETS: FBI Cracks Down on Economic Espionage
10/07/03 CHASING DOWN INTERNATIONAL HACK ATTACKS: The World of Computer Intrusion Cases
10/01/03 PROTECTING NATIONAL TREASURES: Stolen Artifacts Returned to Native American Tribes
09/30/03 DEFENDING AGAINST ANTICOMPETITIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES: Just Say No to International Cartels
09/30/03 NOT WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED: FBI Exposes Prostate Cancer Drug Scam
09/24/03 THINKING OF BUYING A HOUSE? Let the Buyer Beware
09/23/03 INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS GET DRUGS OFF AMERICAN STREETS: Heroin/Money Laundering Indictments in Maryland
09/22/03 WAR ON TERRORISM: Two "Portland Cell" Defendants Plead Guilty to Two Charges
09/17/03 CRACKING DOWN ON CORPORATE FRAUD: New Indictments in Enron Case
09/15/03 EXTRAORDINARY PUBLIC SERVICE HONORED: Spotlight on Dr. Jacquelyne Holdcraft
09/11/03 ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, BANK ROBBER/BOMBING MYSTERY: New Information Sought
09/03/03 ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, MURDER-BOMBING MYSTERY: Information Sought
08/28/03 WAR ON TERRORISM: 3 Plead Guilty in "Virginia Jihad Network" Charges
08/26/03 THE LONG ARM OF THE LAW: 21st Century "Bonnie and Clyde" Arrested in South Africa
08/21/03 FBI ON THE GROUND IN BAGHDAD: Tracking Down Terrorists
08/20/03 PRACTICING FOR THE UNTHINKABLE: Milwaukee Hosts "WMD" Training Exercise
08/18/03 LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IN WEST VIRGINIA SHOOTINGS
08/13/03 WAR ON TERRORISM: International Undercover Operation Stings Deal for Surface-to-Air Missiles
08/12/03 KEEPING AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOODS SAFE: Illegal Drug Indictments in New Orleans
08/07/03 WAR ON TERRORISM: Maher Hawash Pleads Guilty in Taliban Case
08/06/03 WAR ON TERRORISM: Remembering the Losses of KENBOM/TANBOM
07/31/03 JULY 31 CHINA'S MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SECURITY GIVES HELPING HAND IN MURDER CASE: A Matter of Justice
07/30/03 FBI UNEARTHS CONVICTED SPY'S BURIED BOOTY
07/29/03 UNDER THE COVER OF ROMANCE: Breaking the Heart of Chinese Immigration Fraud
07/25/03 BRINGING CORPORATE CRIMINALS TO JUSTICE, PART II: A Case of Cooked Books and a Cover Up
07/18/03 THE CASE OF THE HACKED SOUTH POLE
07/10/03 FBI/NEWPORT NEWS PD PARTNERSHIP NETS NARCOTICS ARRESTS
07/09/03 TOP LEADERSHIP OF ARRELLANO-FELIX DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION INDICTED
07/07/03 OPERATION EASY RIDER: FBI Puts Stop to Driver's License Fraud
07/03/03 TELEMARKETING FRAUD SHUT DOWN