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Elite FBI Agents Fell to Their Deaths

Christopher Lorek, Stephen Shaw fell from helicopter into water

(Newser) - The two FBI agents who were killed in a training accident Friday fell to their deaths while rappelling from a helicopter onto a ship 12 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, an agency spokesperson revealed last night, per the AP . Special Agents Christopher Lorek and Stephen Shaw, members of... More »

2 Elite FBI Agents Killed in Training

Members of Hostage Rescue Team died in accident involving helicopter

(Newser) - The FBI is mourning two members of its elite Hostage Rescue Team who were killed in a helicopter training accident off the coast of Virginia. The agents—part of the team tasked with the most difficult and urgent missions in the US—were not killed by gunfire, an FBI spokeswoman... More »

FBI Investigating Agent Who Launched Petraeus Case

He was sidelined after becoming obsessed with case

(Newser) - David Petraeus' affair scandal is getting messier by the day: The federal agent who launched the investigation that led to the CIA director's downfall is himself being investigated by the FBI over his conduct, officials tell the Wall Street Journal . The agent is a friend of Jill Kelley, the... More »

FBI Agent Spent Thousands on Brothels: Court Filing

He allegedly spent $1.6K on single night in club that hires underage girls

(Newser) - An undercover FBI agent spent "thousands of dollars" on brothels and clubs frequented by prostitutes, including places that hired underage girls, a lawyer charged in court documents yesterday. The agent was reimbursed $14,500 for entertainment, cocktails, and tips over a period of less than a year in 2010... More »

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