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August 2004
08/25/2004 Washington, DC Internet Distributor of Pirated Software Sentenced for Criminal Copyright Infringement
08/09/2004 Sacramento, CA Long Time Fugitive Arrested in the Philippines
08/06/2004 Sacramento, CA Fourteen-Year-Old Girl Recovered from Mexico
08/04/2004 Charlotte, NC Three Plead Guilty to Computer Hacking
July 2004
07/17/2004 Louisville, KY Prison Escapee Captured
07/02/2004 Columbia, SC West Virginia Man Sentenced to Death
07/01/2004 Birmingham, AL Former Healthsouth Officers Indicted in Connection with Bribery Involving Saudi Hospital
March 2004
03/10/2004 New York, NY U.S. Charges NYC Gallery Owner in Multimillion-Dollar Global Scheme to Sell Real Masterworks and Forged Copies
03/04/2004 Denver, CO The Denver FBI Announces the Establishment of a New Computer Forensic Laboratory
January 2004
01/20/2004 Minneapolis, MN A St. Paul man who admitted taking explicit photographs of a 15-year-old girl was sentenced to nearly 20 years in federal prison
01/16/2004 Washington, DC Local Fugitive Arrested in the People's Republic of China
01/14/2004 Minneapolis, MN A criminal information has been filed, charging the Katun Corporation with engaging in three fraud schemes
01/12/2004 Minneapolis, MN Press Release -- Seeking Information
01/08/2004 Washington, DC Virginia Environmental Services Company Sentenced Regarding Fraudulent Asbestos Training Certificates
01/08/2004 Columbia, South Carolina

$100,000 Reward Offered in Association With Threatening Letter Containing Poison Ricin

01/05/2004 Salt Lake City, UT Hernandez sentenced to 87 months in prison for role in significant money laundering operation.
December 2003
12/18/2003 Philadelphia, PA Royal Doulton Figurines Stolen From a Private Residence in The Germantown
12/18/2003 Philadelphia, PA The Recovery of the Painting, "Young Goatherds"
12/18/2003 Salt Lake City, Utah Press Release Grand Jury Returns Two Indictments Charging Leon Bear, others with Theft from Indian Tribal Organization, Other Violations of Federal Law
12/18/2003 Los Angeles, CA Comprehensive Law Enforcement Program Brings Together Federal and Local Authorities to Target Gun Violence
12/11/2003 Salt Lake City, Utah Grand Jury Returns Indictment Charging Members, Associates of Soldiers of the Aryan Culture with Violations of RICO, Violent Crime in Aid of Racketeering Activity
12/10/2003 Chicago, IL Three Former NICOR Energy Executives and Outside Lawyer Indicted in Alleged Corporate Fraud Scheme
November 2003
11/13/03 Texas Smith County Man Admits Possessing chemical Weapons
11/13/03 California Three Southern California Men Convicted in Telemarketing Scheme that Defrauded Golfers
11/11/2003 Minneapolis, MN The Minnesota Fugitive Task Force (MFTF) announced today the arrest of Edward LaBois
11/07/2003 California Orange County Salesmen Indicted in $3.5 Million Hospital Billing Scam
October 2003
10/20/2003 Baltimore, Md. Damascus Man Charged With Boarding Aircraft With a Concealed Dangerous Weapon (pdf)
10/08/2003 New York , NY U.S. Indicts Pakistani Man On Charges of Providing Support To Al Qaeda
10/08/2003 New Orleans , LA FBI Gang Task Force Arrests Eight On Drug Charges
10/07/2003 Buffalo, NY Task Forces Unite In Drug Trafficking Investigation
September 2003
09/29/2003 St. Louis, MO Woman Who Defrauded Banks In Eleven States Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud
09/26/2003 Seattle, WA Juvenile Arrested For Releasing Variant of Blaster Computer Worm That Attacked Microsoft
09/26/2003 Boston, MS FBI Recovers Valuable Historic Firearm
09/18/2003 Los Angeles, CA SEC and United States Attorney Charge Former Homestore Executives with Scheme to Inflate Advertising Revenue
09/15/2003 Baltimore, MD Members of International Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Organization Indicted (pdf)
09/09/2003 Buffalo, NY $5,000,000 Award Offer For Information Leading to The Arrest of Jaber Elbaneh
August 2003
08/29/2003Minneapolis, MNMinnesota Man Arrested For Developing and Releasing the Blaster Computer Worm
08/25/2003Los Angeles, CAFormer Computer Technician in Georgia Arrested for Hacking into Government Computer Systems in Southern California
08/20/03Phoenix, AZ Long-time fugitives arrested in South Africa
08/12/03New York, NYFBI Computer Crime Squad Investigating MCI for Fraudulent Avoidance of Telephone Access Fees Victims, Witnesses Encouraged to Contact New York FBI
08/08/03New Orleans , LA17 Indicted in New Orleans Drug Investigation
08/01/03Miami, FLFBI Arrests Man Wanted for Kidnapping in Venezuela
July 2003
07/30/2003Washington, DC Statement on case by U.S. Attorney Paul McNulty
07/29/2003New Orleans , LAU. S. Attorney Unseals 28 Count Indictment
07/29/2003New Orleans , LAMulti-agency Drug Trafficking Investigation Results in Indictments
07/25/2003Washington, DC Two brothers found guilty of conspiracy to commit
immigration fraud by massive fiancé visa scheme to smuggle
nationals from the People's Republic of China into the U.S.
07/25/2003Birmingham, AL Arrest of Bruce Tyron Lindsey
07/25/2003New Orleans , LAU.S. Attorney Annouces City Hall Corruption Indictment
07/25/2003New Orleans , LAIndictment of Melville Borne, Jr.
07/22/2003Pittsburgh, PARent-Way Executives Plead Guilty
07/16/2003Louisville , KYThe Arrest of Allen Dwayne Coates
07/14/2003New Orleans , LABank Robbers Washington and Robertson
07/11/2003Knoxville, TNArrests Announced in Knoxville Bank Robbery
07/10/2003Norfolk, VA.Results in Arrests On Federal Drug Charges
07/09/2003Chicago, ILSuburban Chicago man Arrested on Federal Charges of Illegally Acting as Agent of iraqi Intelligence Service in U.S. (pdf)
07/09/2003Buffalo, NY Defendants Charged With Conspiracy to Sell Several Congressional Medals of Honor
07/09/2003Kansas City, MOComputer Forensics Crime Laboratory Opens Today in Kansas City
07/08/2003Oklahoma City, OKFBI Tracks Robbers Using Discarded Evidence
07/07/2003Knoxville, TNLone Thief Robs Knoxville Bank
07/07/2003Oklahoma City, OKFBI Investigates Oklahoma City Bank Robbery
June 2003
06/13/2003Oklahoma City, OK$50,000 Reward Being Offered for Information Regarding Bombing of FBI Agent's Mailbox
06/11/2003Portland, OR$15,000 Reward for Information on Electrical Substation Attack
06/11/2003Knoxville, TNFBI Seeks Public Assistance to Identify Bank Robber
06/11/2003Oklahoma City, OKFBI Seeks Public Assistance to Identify Sand Springs Bank Robber
06/09/2003Oklahoma City, OKFBI Seeks Public Assistance to Identify and Locate Bank Robber
06/09/2003Los Angeles, CAUS Army Colonel Sentenced to Prison for Taking Bribes from South Korean Companies Seeking Military Contracts
06/09/2003Los Angeles, CAGang Member Sentenced to Life for Armed Bank Robbery
06/09/2003Washington DCFBI Conducting Forensic Search on Public Land in Maryland
06/06/2003New Orleans, LAFBI Seeks Public Assistance to Identify and Locate Bank Robber
06/06/2003Atlanta, GAJulian J. Lockhart Arrested
06/05/2003Los Angeles, CABusiness Manager for Sports Figures Arrested for Embezzling
06/05/2003Portland, ORFBI Looking for the "Grocery Store Bank Bandit"
06/04/2003Chicago, ILFugitive Priest Arrested in India
06/04/2003Los Angeles, CAFormer Chateau Marmont Accountant Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
06/03/2003New Orleans, LAFBI Seeks Public Assistance to Identify and Locate Bank Robber
06/03/2003Portland, ORFBI Arrests Man for Threatening Plane
06/03/2003Portland, ORFBI Offers $5,000 Reward in Take Over Robbery Case
06/02/2003Oklahoma City, OKFBI Seeks Public Assistance to Identify and Locate Bank Robber
06/02/2003Los Angeles, CAInternational Money Launderer Sentenced to 7 years, 3 months in Prison
06/02/2003Los Angeles, CAChild Pornography Sweep in Orange County Leads to Charges Against 10 Defendants
06/02/2003Los Angeles, CAOwner of Santa Monica Company Indicted for Discharging Chemicals into Sewer
May 2003
05/30/2003Charlotte, NCFBI Top Ten Fugitive, Eric Rudolph Captured
05/30/2003Chicago, ILFourth Suspect Arrested in Oak Park Bank Robbery
05/29/2003Portland, ORFBI Searching for Eugene Man Wanted for Bank Robbery
05/28/2003Portland, ORFBI Task Force Asks Public for Help in Train Derailment Case
05/22/2003Oklahoma City, OKIndividual Arrested for Production of Child Pornography
05/22/2003Sacramento, CAJose "Joey" Perez Captured in Mexico: Suspect in Highway 50 Shooting Sought for Seven Months
05/21/2003Los Angeles, CAFormer IRS Criminal Agent Arrested On Charges Of Concealing, Covering Up Association with Prostitutes
05/20/2003Los Angeles, CAMastermind of $20 Million Mortgage Fraud Sentenced
05/20/2003Chicago, ILMissing Urbana Girl Recovered in Chicago
05/20/2003Chicago, IL$10,000 Reward Offered in Oak Park Bank Robbery
05/19/2003Chicago, ILCharges Filed in Saturday Bank Robbery
05/16/2003Los Angeles, CACelebrity Fundraiser Charged with Mail Fraud
05/15/2003Oklahoma City, OKKidnapped Child Recovered in Texas
05/14/2003Portland, ORFBI Arrests Vancouver Minister
05/14/2003Oklahoma City, OKFederal Arrest Warrant Issued for Presley Earl Hood
05/14/2003Oklahoma City, OKIndividual Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography
05/14/2003Knoxville, TNIndividual Arrested for Criminal Charges with Health Care Fraud
05/13/2003San Juan, PR18 Individuals Arrested in a Drug Trafficking Organization
05/13/2003Portland, ORFBI Announces Independent Civil Rights Investigation
05/12/2003Oklahoma City, OKFBI Seeks Public Assistance in Locating Kidnapped Girl
05/09/2003Oklahoma City, OKFBI Seeks Public Assistance in Identifying and Locating Bank Robber
05/09/2003Portland, ORFBI Sends Computer Crime Survey to 700 Businesses
05/08/2003Oklahoma City, OKReward for Information about Individuals Responsible for a Domestic Terrorism Act
05/07/2003San Diego, CAFugitive Thomas Bristow Arrested in San Diego County
05/06/2003Los Angeles, CAHollywood Man Who Used Camcorder to Pirate Movies Charged with Copyright Infringement, Making Threats
05/06/2003Los Angeles, CABank Robbery Getaway Driver Sentenced to Nearly Maximum of 25 Years Imprisonment
05/01/2003Portland, ORPublic's Help Needed to Find Injured Bank Robber
05/01/2003Sacramento, CATwo US State Dept. Employees and Seven Others Charged in Scheme to Sell Visas
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