FBI Breaks Ground on Innovation Center at Redstone Arsenal

Huntsville, Alabama - Tuesday, the FBI, along with its partners in the United States Army, Senator Richard Shelby, and Senator Tommy Tuberville, broke ground on an Innovation Center at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. This state-of-the-art building will serve as the FBI’s technical hub and will bring multiple technology-focused divisions together to train, conduct cyber threat intelligence analysis and data analytics, and target rapidly changing technological threats.

Attorney and Client Sentenced for Conspiracy to Defraud the United States and Income Tax Evasion

Dallas, Texas - Texas attorney and former member of the Idaho legislature, John O. Green, and his client, Texas inventor Thomas Selgas, were sentenced Tuesday for conspiracy to defraud the United States and tax evasion. Selgas was sentenced to 18 months in prison and Green to six months.

Five Charged in Scheme to Export to Russia Thermal Imaging Scopes and Night Vision Goggles in Violation of Arms Export Control Act

Los Angeles, California - Federal authorities have arrested two Illinois residents named in an indictment that accuses five defendants of conspiring to unlawfully export to Russia defense articles – specifically, thermal imaging riflescopes and night-vision goggles – without a license in violation of the Arms Export Control Act.

Department of Justice Announces Formation of Firearms Trafficking Strike Forces to Crack Down on Sources of Crime Guns

Washington, DC - Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced it will launch five cross-jurisdictional firearms trafficking strike forces within the next 30 days to help reduce violent crime by addressing illegal gun trafficking in significant firearms trafficking corridors. Tomorrow, the Attorney General will discuss with the President, law enforcement officials, and local and community leaders, this initiative, which, along with other measures, the Department of Justice is undertaking as part of the administration-wide comprehensive strategy to combat the rise in violent crime.

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime After Unprovoked Stabbing

Portland, Oregon - A Colorado man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal hate crime for stabbing a Black man from Ontario, Oregon while the man was sitting in a fast-food restaurant.