Tag Archives: FBI

Carter Page Sues FBI, DOJ, James Comey For $75M

The Washington Examiner reports: Carter Page sued fired FBI Director James Comey, fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, the FBI, and others involved in the improper Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act snooping on the former Trump campaign associate that relied upon British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s discredited dossier to obtain approval from the FISA court. Page filed the 59-page complaint with the …

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Cultist Arrested In Terror Threats Against Dems, FBI

The New York Times reports: On Sunday, as votes were still being tallied in one of the most hotly contested elections in United States history, Brian Maiorana took to social media with a dark and violent message, prosecutors say. Citing the anti-government novel “The Turner Diaries,” in which Jews and nonwhites are exterminated, Mr. Maiorana wrote that he wanted to …

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FBI Wondered If Trump Was “Manchurian Candidate”

The Washington Post reports: Former FBI agent Peter Strzok alleges in a new book that investigators came to believe it was “conceivable, if unlikely” that Russia was secretly controlling President Trump after he took office — a full-fledged “Manchurian candidate” installed as America’s commander in chief. In the book, “Compromised,” Strzok describes how the FBI had to consider “whether the …

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Kelly Rejected FBI Job Over Trump’s Loyalty Demand

Axios reports: The day after President Trump fired FBI boss James Comey, the president phoned John Kelly, who was then secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, and offered him Comey’s job, the New York Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Michael Schmidt reports in his forthcoming book, “Donald Trump v. The United States.” Driving the news: “But the president added something …

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FBI: Noose In NASCAR Garage Was There Since 2019

ABC News reports: The FBI has determined that the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall this past weekend at Talladega Superspeedway has been there since at least October, 2019. In a joint statement from U.S. Attorney Jay Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp Jr, it was announced that after numerous interviews and a thorough review of …

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FBI Charges Texas Man For N-Word YouTube Terrorism Threat To Kill “At Least 200” Black Lives Matter Activists

Via press release from the Justice Department: Manuel Flores, age 42 of El Paso, faces a federal charge of posting a threatening communication over the Internet, announced U.S. Attorney John F. Bash and FBI Special Agent in Charge Luis M. Quesada, El Paso Division. On Monday, FBI agents arrested Flores in Dallas based on a federal criminal complaint filed in …

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FBI Warns Hackers Are Targeting Mobile Banking Apps

Via press release from the FBI: The FBI advises the public to be cautious when downloading apps on smartphones and tablets, as some could be concealing malicious intent. Cyber actors target banking information using banking trojans, which are malicious programs that disguise themselves as other apps, such as games or tools. When the user launches a legitimate banking app, it …

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Lockdown Protest Organizer Busted With Pipe Bombs

McClatchy reports: A 53-year-old anti-lockdown protester in Colorado has been arrested on suspicion of having pipe bombs and bomb-making materials at his home, the U.S. Attorney’s Office says. FBI agents found four pipe bombs at the Loveland home of Bradley Bunn on Friday, a statement from the office says. They also allegedly found two 1-pound containers of gunpowder in his …

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Feds Zap Hundreds Of Scam COVID Cure Websites

The New York Daily News reports: The feds have disrupted hundreds of internet domains that cybercriminals have used to commit fraud and other crimes by taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. The FBI as of Tuesday received more than 3,600 complaints related to COVID-19 scams, “many of which operated from websites that advertised fake vaccines …

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FBI Charges Doctor For $4000 COVID “Miracle Cure,” Allegedly Cited Trump’s Endorsement Of Malaria Drug

CNN reports: It was described as the “magic bullet” to protect against the deadly coronavirus — a “remarkable clinical phenomenon” that could cure the disease within hours. In the words of San Diego physician Jennings Staley, the drug hydroxychloroquine​, approved to treat conditions ranging from malaria to lupus, was “almost too good to be true.” On his website advertising the …

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FBI Arrests NYC Man For Coughing On Agents During Probe On His Hoarding And Price-Gouging Face Masks

The New York Post reports: A Brooklyn man claiming to be infected with the coronavirus coughed on FBI agents who were investigating him for hoarding medical supplies, the US Attorney’s Office said Monday. Baruch Feldheim, 43, is facing charges of assault and making false statements to the feds on Sunday outside his Borough Park home where he allegedly peddled and …

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FBI Kills White Supremacist Planning To Bomb Hospital

The Associated Press reports: A man fatally injured by the FBI was planning a bomb attack on a medical facility in the Kansas City area, the agency said in a news release Wednesday. Timothy Wilson, 36, was injured Tuesday when FBI agents served a probable cause arrest warrant in Belton after a long-running domestic terrorism investigation, according to a statement …

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FBI Warning: White Supremacists And Neo-Nazis Are Plotting To Spread Virus To Law Enforcement And Jews

ABC News reports: Racist extremist groups, including neo-Nazis and other white supremacists, are encouraging members who contract novel coronavirus disease to spread the contagion to cops and Jews, according to intelligence gathered by the FBI. The FBI’s New York office reports that “members of extremist groups are encouraging one another to spread the virus, if contracted, through bodily fluids and …

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DOJ Drops Case Against Ex-FBI Head Andrew McCabe

The Washington Examiner reports: The Justice Department declined to pursue criminal charges against former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for lying to investigators about authorizing media disclosures. Attorneys for the former acting FBI director said they learned Friday morning the case had been closed. “This means that no charges will be brought against him based on the facts underlying the …

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FBI: White Supremacist Terror Threat Is Equal To ISIS

CBS News reports: The FBI has elevated its assessment of the threat posed by racially motivated violent extremists in the U.S. to a “national threat priority” for fiscal year 2020, FBI director Christopher Wray said today. He said the FBI is placing the risk of violence from such groups “on the same footing” as threats posed to the country by …

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FBI Probes Shadowy Figure In Yovanovitch Stalking

NBC News reports: The Dutch man who claimed to have Marie Yovanovitch under surveillance when she was the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine has been masquerading as a U.S. federal law enforcement officer and told people he was starting a tech company that could track movements electronically, according to interviews and documents obtained by NBC News. And despite saying he had …

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FBI: Nazis Plotted Opening Fire At Virginia Gun Rally

The Wall Street Journal reports: Three suspected neo-Nazis who were arrested this week in Maryland and Delaware discussed opening fire at a scheduled pro-gun rally Monday at Virginia’s state Capitol, according to local law officials. Three other men were also arrested in Georgia this week and have been linked to the same group as the men who allegedly planned the …

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FBI Arrests Alleged Nazis Ahead Of Virginia Gun Rally

The New York Times reports: The F.B.I. has arrested three men suspected of being members of a neo-Nazi hate group, including a former reservist in the Canadian Army, who had weapons and discussed traveling to a pro-gun rally next week in Richmond, Va., in anticipation of a possible race war. The men were taken into custody on Thursday morning as …

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FBI Probing Several People Linked To Jeffrey Epstein

Reuters reports: The FBI is investigating British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and several other people linked to U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, according to two law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation. They said a principal focus of the FBI’s investigation is Maxwell, a longtime associate of Epstein, and other “people who …

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LIVE VIDEO: Inspector General Testifies On FBI Report

NPR reports: The Justice Department’s Inspector General Michael Horowitz is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday about his report on the origins of the FBI’s probe into the 2016 Trump campaign’s possible ties with Russia. The 434-page report found that the bureau’s decision to open an investigation “was in compliance with Department and FBI policies, and we did …

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