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8 dating scam conmen defraud $7 million from more than 100 women

Eight Nigerian men accused of an internet dating scam have been charged in a South African court after a massive international operation involving the FBI and Interpol. Authorities in the US, where the investigation originated and most of the alleged victims are based, have applied for their extradition. They are accused of defrauding more than […]

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Gabby Petito’s cause of death was ‘strangulation’ by a human being, corner says

Gabby Petito’s cause of death was ruled to be strangulation and the manner of death was homicide, Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue said.In particular, the cause of death was “manual strangulation/throttling,” according to the coroner’s verdict, a legal document Blue filed on October 5 with the Teton County Clerk of District Court.”We believe this […]

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United States: Navy nuclear engineer, wife arrested for selling nuclear submarine secrets

A US navy nuclear engineer and his wife have been charged with trying to sell nuclear secrets to what they thought was a foreign state. Jonathan Toebbe and his wife Diana were arrested in West Virginia over the weekend, the Justice Department announced. They allegedly tried to sell nuclear submarine design data, hidden in a […]

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Gabby Petito’s family thank law enforcement, attorney urges Brian Laundrie to turn himself in

Gabby Petito’s family thanked law enforcement on Tuesday during their first news conference, and displayed matching tattoos they got to honor the 22-year-old whose disappearance and death has captured attention nationwide.The Petito and Schmidt families, along with attorney Richard Stafford, spoke from Stafford’s law office in Bohemia on Long Island. James Schmidt is Gabby Petito’s […]

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Gabby Petito: FBI ask for personal items of Brian Laundrie for DNA matching, lawyer says

The FBI has asked for personal items of Gabby Petito’s fiancé, Brian Laundrie that might have his DNA, the Laundries’ family lawyer said.During the agency’s visit to the family home, “The FBI requested some personal items belonging to Brian Laundrie to assist them with DNA matching and Brian’s parents provided the FBI with what they […]

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Brian Laundrie: FBI issue arrest warrant for Gabby Petito’s boyfriend for Illegal bank card transactions

The FBI has issued a federal arrest warrant for Gabby Petito’s boyfriend for his “use of unauthorized devices” following her death.The indictment says Brian Laundrie used a debit card and PIN number for accounts that did not belong to him between 30 August and 1 September.Ms Petito’s body was found on Sunday inside a park […]

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Gabby Petito: FBI spends hours searching fiancé Brian Laundrie’s home as he remains missing

The FBI is searching the Florida home of Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, a missing woman now believed to be dead.Agents with a search warrant surrounded the property on Monday. Mr Laundrie’s parents were removed from the home but have since been allowed back inside.On 1 September, Mr Laundrie, 23, returned home […]

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FBI declassifies documents looking into connections between 9/11 attackers and Saudi Arabia

The FBI has released a newly declassified document that looks into connections between Saudi citizens in the US and two of the 9/11 attackers. Relatives of victims have long urged the release of the files, arguing Saudi officials had advanced knowledge but did not try to stop the attacks. But the document provides no evidence […]

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Indiana: FBI task force officer shot and killed in ambush

A veteran officer serving on the FBI Task Force was “ambushed and fatally shot” on Wednesday, according to the FBI Indianapolis office. FBI Task Force Officer Greg Ferency was shot outside of the FBI Indianapolis Resident Agency in Indiana at 2:15pm local time, according to FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Paul Keenan. An FBI agent shot and […]

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Hackers are targeting COVID-19 research, FBI official claims

A senior cybersecurity official with the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Thursday that foreign government hackers have broken into companies conducting research into treatments for COVID-19. FBI Deputy Assistant Director Tonya Ugoretz told participants in an online panel discussion hosted by the Aspen Institute that the bureau had recently seen state-backed hackers poking around […]