Tag: FBI

DC leans on FBI, ATF to curb city’s rising murder rate

WASHINGTON — D.C. and federal authorities are cracking down on armed felons in an attempt to bring down the District’s rising homicide rate. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the Felon in Possession initiative at a news conference Wednesday. The initiative, which goes into effect this month, will make illegally possessing a firearm as a felon a […]

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Diamond glass, lasers, the FBI, Huawei, and burgers – finally, a smartphone story with everything

Yesterday, Bloomberg Businessweek published a piece about a recent FBI investigation against Huawei for potentially attempting to steal trade secrets from an American company, this time with a serious twist: The tech that may have been stolen doesn’t just apply to phones, it could also be used in weapons. The complicated story weaves its way […]

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Jussie Smollett’s Manager Claims He Heard Assault, ‘MAGA Country’ on Phone

Empire actor Jussie Smollett is reportedly refusing to turn over his cell phone to law enforcement as they continue to investigate an alleged attack against him early Tuesday morning. ABC 7 reporter Rob Elgas said Wednesday that while Chicago police confirmed Smollett and his manager Brandon Moore told investigators that they were on the phone during […]

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FBI, Air Force investigators mapped North Korean botnet to aid shutdown

Enlarge / Computer Hacker reader comments 1 with 1 posters participating Share this story On January 30, the US Department of Justice announced that it, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations were engaged in a campaign to “map and further disrupt” a botnet tied to North Korean intelligence […]

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Roger Stone: Let CNN Say ‘They Weren’t Tipped Off’ Under Oath

Roger Stone told Breitbart News that CNN coordinated with the “Mueller investigation” in producing “great footage” depicting him as “some sort of criminal” in order to “taint the jury pool.” He offered his remarks in a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. Stone recalled last Friday’s events when he was […]

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CNN Fact-Checks Roger Stone: FBI Didn’t Storm Your House, They ‘Knocked on the Door’

CNN, the network whose new motto is “facts first,” fact-checked Donald Trump’s former campaign associate, Roger Stone, on Monday when Stone claimed that the FBI stormed his home in Fort Lauderdale on Friday. Stone alleged last Friday that 29 FBI agents had arrived in 17 vehicles, with lights flashing, to arrest him. He also claimed Monday […]

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Roger Stone Indictment Uses Russia ‘Hack’ Conclusions from Google-Linked Company

Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller opens his office’s indictment of Roger Stone, a former associate of President Donald Trump, by citing information that relies on an outside company’s independent assessment that Russia hacked the servers of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The indictment immediately implies that WikiLeaks released emails stolen by Russians who allegedly hacked […]

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FBI Arrests Man Suspected of Plotting Attack on White House with Explosives

A Georgia man has been arrested by the FBI on suspicion of planning an attack Thursday on the White House and federal buildings in Washington, D.C. NBC reports the suspect, 21-year-old Hasher Jallal Taheb, possessed a “hand-drawn diagram” of the West Wing’s ground floor and planned to load up a backpack with explosives and approach the […]

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Ex-Trump Attorney: Rosenstein, Comey, Mueller, McCabe Didn’t ‘Sincerely Believe’ Russia Conspiracy

John Dowd, a former personal attorney representing President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation, said the FBI probe into whether the president was a Kremlin asset shows there is an ongoing “coup” against him by top federal law enforcement officials. John Dowd On Their Being A Coup Against President Trump https://t.co/aQU5JVAAAG — MARK H (@mhilly51) January […]

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Lindsey Graham: ‘Astonishing’ Trump Investigated as Russian Agent — ‘How Could the FBI Do That?’

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) commented on a New York Times report that the FBI opened an investigation into President Donald Trump after he fired FBI Director James Comey. Graham said, “Number one, that story came from somebody who leaked it with an agenda, so I’d like to know […]

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Nunes: FBI Probe into Whether Trump Worked for Russia Revenge for Comey Firing

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on Saturday accused the FBI of launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump was an asset of the Russian government to “avenge” the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. According to the New York Times, law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Trump’s behavior in the days after he terminated […]

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Donald Trump Fondly Recalls Firing ‘Total Sleaze’ James Comey

President Donald Trump recalled on Saturday the day he fired former FBI Director James Comey after news broke in the New York Times that the FBI reacted that day by opening an investigation of the president. Trump said on Twitter that “Lyin’” James Comey was a “total sleaze” and a “crooked cop” who lead the […]

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After Comey firing, FBI began investigating if Trump was working for Russia

“Officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests” You don’t read a headline like this one very often in a lifetime. A late-Friday bombshell of a story from the New York Times tonight says President Donald Trump’s actions freaked […]

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James Comey: ‘There’s No Deep State’

NEW YORK — In testimony, former FBI Director James Comey exclaimed “there’s no deep state” before going on to suggest that workers risk their jobs by “speaking out” –purportedly against President Donald Trump. During testimony before the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees last week, Comey was asked by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings […]

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James Comey: ‘Big Hit’ to FBI’s Reputation ‘Has Nothing to Do with Me’

Fired FBI Director James Comey on Monday claimed the reputational damage his former agency has suffered over the past year has “nothing” to do with him. [embedded content] “Somebody has to stand up and speak for the FBI,” Comey said while addressing a pool of reporters on Capitol Hill following his second and final interview with the […]

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