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At FBI Agent's Retirement Party, a Wonderful Surprise Guest
Troy Sowers rescued abducted baby in 1997. Stewart Rembert, now in military, was that baby
- Troy Sowers was a new FBI agent in 1997, with just a few months under his belt, when he had a huge get: He found a newborn who'd been abducted from a Washington state hospital, left in a box near a restaurant dumpster. It was a happy ending for...
FBI Agents Say Shutdown Is Doing Serious Damage
Even paid informants aren't getting paid
- The ongoing government shutdown is damaging national security and "our enemies know they can run freely," FBI agents say in a report from a group that represents more than 14,000 current and former agents. In the FBI Agents Association report, the agents, speaking anonymously, describe how the...
Guy Whose Property Was Being Seized Left Crazy Booby Traps
An FBI agent was shot in the leg by the wheelchair
- An Oregon man resisting the sale of his home left booby traps on the property—including one apparently inspired by
Raiders of the Lost Ark
. Gregory Lee Rodvelt rigged up a hot tub to roll down a hill when a tripwire was triggered, much like the scene where Indiana Jones...
As FBI Agent Testifies, 'Absolute Chaos' Ensues
Peter Strzok gets grilled by Republicans on Capitol Hill, and fires back
- The FBI agent who got caught up in a texting scandal over his views about President Trump testified on Capitol Hill on Thursday, and it was volatile from the very start. "Heated and sometimes chaotic" is how the
describes it, and the AP had the same vibe...
FBI Agent Charged Over Backflip Shooting
More charges possible beyond second-degree assault
- Chase Bishop probably isn't in the mood for backflips anymore after his infamous one at a Denver bar earlier this month. The FBI agent who accidentally shot a man in the leg after his gun fell from its holster while dancing turned himself in to Denver police Tuesday and...
FBI Agent Learns Hard Way to Put Gun Down Before a Backflip
Off-duty agent was dancing when his gun accidentally discharged, hitting guy at a club
- If you really want to get your freak on on the dance floor, it might be prudent to put your piece down. As the
reports, that is the lesson for an unnamed FBI agent who got a little too jiggy with it Saturday—and of course there's...
Professor Named as FBI's Trump Campaign Informant
Justice Department will investigate 'any irregularities' surrounding Stefan Halper
- The FBI informant President Trump accuses of "infiltrating" his 2016 campaign was Stefan Halper, an American professor who taught at the University of Cambridge from 2001 to 2015, according to multiple reports—and this is far from his first rodeo. The 73-year-old served in the Nixon, Ford, and Reagan...
Missing FBI Messages Recovered With 'Forensic Tools'
Effort to recover Page-Strzok texts is ongoing, DOJ says
- The missing texts that President Trump called "one of the biggest stories in a long time" have now been recovered, the Justice Department's inspector general says. Michael Horowitz told lawmakers Thursday that his office, "using forensic tools to recover text messages from FBI devices," has recovered...
New Texts Out From FBI Agent Kicked Off of Mueller's Team
But FBI is missing about 5 months' worth
- The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional texts involving an FBI agent who was removed from Robert Mueller's team over derogatory comments about President Trump. But the DOJ also said its record of messages sent to and from the agent, Peter Strzok, was incomplete because the FBI,...
Texts From FBI Agents Didn't Just Rip on Trump
Bernie Sanders, Chelsea Clinton, Paul Ryan, and Eric Holder didn't escape the insults, either
- More than 300 text messages exchanged between two FBI agents who used to work for Robert Mueller's Russia probe were delivered to Congress this week, riling Republicans who didn't like how some of them had ripped into Donald Trump during the presidential campaign and shortly after he was...
A Missing Gun, a Hangover, and Now an FBI Investigation
Hangover part is an educated guess after FBI supervisor's embarrassing night
New York Times
has found a police report embarrassing to the FBI and to one counterterrorism supervisor in particular. It seems the unit chief tied one on while in North Carolina for training, hooked up with an "exotic dancer" at a hotel bar, took her back to his...
Family of Ex-FBI Agent Lost in Iran Finds Hope in Trump
Thinks president's negotiating skills could bring CIA operative home
- Ten years after a former FBI agent working on an unauthorized CIA mission disappeared in Iran, his family hopes President Trump will be the one to finally bring him home. Robert Levinson's family tells the AP that Trump's background as a deal-making businessman and his harder line on...
Saddam Interrogator Leading Fort Lauderdale Investigation
George Piro met with Saddam daily, worked to gain his trust
- The FBI agent who interrogated Saddam Hussein alone for months after the former Iraqi leader's capture is now leading the investigation into the Florida airport shooting rampage blamed on an Iraq war veteran. George Piro, special agent in charge of the FBI's Miami field office, was Saddam's...
Elite FBI Agents Fell to Their Deaths
Christopher Lorek, Stephen Shaw fell from helicopter into water
- 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...
2 Elite FBI Agents Killed in Training
Members of Hostage Rescue Team died in accident involving helicopter
- 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...
FBI Investigating Agent Who Launched Petraeus Case
He was sidelined after becoming obsessed with case
- 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...
FBI Agent Spent Thousands on Brothels: Court Filing
He allegedly spent $1.6K on single night in club that hires underage girls
- 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...
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