- National Consumer Protection Week 2014 March 4, 2014March 2-8 marks the 16th annual National Consumer Protection Week, a Federal Trade Commission-led education initiative. The FBI is on board this week—and all year long—offering tips and guidelines to help you, as we say on FBI.gov, “Be Crime Smart.” […]
- The Gangs of Los Angeles, Part 4 March 4, 2014In a room at a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) facility, thick binders—most filled with more than a thousand pages of paper—are stacked in boxes on and under tables and piled from floor to ceiling. Each binder represents a murder victim. The FBI is helping to turn these paper-only books into a digital homicide library that will benefit investigators as […]
- Stock Manager Busted in Historic Insider Trading Scheme February 28, 2014In 2008, an up-and-coming portfolio manager for the hedge fund company SAC Capital helped earn $275 million in profits and avoided losses related to trades involving pharmaceutical companies and an experimental Alzheimer’s drug. He even took home a $9 million bonus in the process. If that sounds too good to be true—especially during a rocky year for the stoc […]
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