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Last month
February 2023
# University of Delaware
FBI searches Biden's former university as part of probe into mishandling of sensitive documents
A probe is ongoing into how classified documents ended up in Biden’s home and former office.
# Classified
FBI finds another classified document at home of ex-US vice president Mike Pence
The search came after Pence reported last month that an aide had uncovered classified papers.
This year
# Russia
Ex-FBI agent charged over ties to Russian oligarch
Charles McGonigal is accused of investigating a rival oligarch in return for secret payments from an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Last year
# US
Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid
A US court last month allowed the Justice Department to resume its use of the documents as part of its ongoing criminal investigation.
# Trump
US Justice Department asks appeals court to lift judge’s barring order on Mar-a-Lago documents
It said the hold needed to be lifted immediately so work could resume.
# Donald Trump
US justice department agrees to accept appointment of Trump judge as 'special master'
Despite pushback, a federal judge agreed last week to grant Trump’s request to name an independent reviewer for the case.
# mar-a-lago
FBI found intel on foreign government's nuclear readiness at Trump's Florida home
The report did not name the country whose defense and nuclear capabilities were cited in the document.
Trump and US government lock horns in court over seized documents
A claim of obstructing the FBI search heaps further legal pressure on the former president, who denies all wrongdoing.
# mar-a-lago
Secret files 'likely concealed' at Trump home to block FBI probe, says US Justice Department
The 8 August raid was triggered by a review of “highly classified” records that Trump finally surrendered to authorities in January.
# mar-a-lago
FBI says 14 boxes taken from Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate contained classified material
The affidavit may offer the fullest description yet about the events leading up to the 8 August search of Mar-a-Lago.
# Donald Trump
Trump files lawsuit demanding FBI-seized materials get independent vetting
The FBI raid earlier this month seized a number of ‘top secret’ documents from Trump’s residence.
Pence: I did not take classified material with me when I left office
It comes after FBI agents seized top secret information from former president Donald Trump’s Florida estate.
# US Justice Department
FBI recovered 'top secret' documents during search of Donald Trump's Florida home
Documents made public today show the search was partly based on suspicions of violations of the US Espionage Act.
# Trump
US attorney general requests that warrant for raid on Trump's home be made public
Merrick Garland did not reveal the reason for the unprecedented search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
# US
US Attorney General 'personally approved' FBI search of Donald Trump's Florida home
Merrick Garland has asked a court to unseal the search warrant the FBI received before searching the Mar-a-Lago estate.
# Cincinnati
US police in standoff with gunman who tried to breach FBI Ohio office
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said a person armed with a weapon had tried to “breach” the entry to the bureau’s office.
# Manhattan
Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe
The hearing comes days after FBI agents raided the former US president’s home in Florida as part of an unrelated investigation.
# Trump
Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far
The FBI searched the premises yesterday.
# Donald Trump
Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI
The FBI declined to comment on whether the search was happening or what it might be for.
# New York
US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store
10 people were shot and killed by an alleged teenage white supremacist in an act one official described as “domestic terrorism, pure and simple”.
# Cork
Two arrested in Cork as part of ongoing investigation into transnational cybercrime
Gardaí have been liaising with the FBI in recent months for the purpose of targeting the activities of cybercriminals.
# cyber hacking
FBI issues warrants for 3 alleged Russian hackers over targeting of Irish and international systems
The three men were indicted by a grand jury in the US following an FBI investigation.
# colleyville
Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas
The FBI said the man was specifically focused on an issue not directly connected to the Jewish community.
All time
# Wyoming
FBI confirm Gabby Petito was killed in homicide as search for boyfriend continues
The 22-year-old’s body was discovered on Sunday.
# America
Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.
# Al Qaeda
Newly released FBI memo hints at Saudi involvement with 9/11 hijackers
Three successive US administrations have refused to declassify and release documents related to the case.
# Cyber Attack
Hackers demand $70m (€58.9m) after US IT company ransomware attack
More than 1,000 companies have been affected in the US based Kaseya attack.
# Antipodean crime
Criminals in Australia and New Zealand tricked into using FBI-run messaging app
Authorities said the app was installed on stripped-back mobile phones and its popularity grew after it was vouched for by underworld figures.
# not going quietly
After firing his defence secretary, Trump reportedly wants FBI and CIA chiefs gone too
Democrats are “deeply troubled” by Trump’s sacking of Mark Esper and fear more instability is on the way.
FBI agents foil plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Governor
The six men charged in federal court plotted for months, consulting and training with members of a group that federal authorities described as a militia.
# jake paul
Heavily armed FBI agents search home of YouTube star Jake Paul
Images aired by US media showed large firearms being retrieved from the social media influencer’s mansion.
# FBI probe
Ghislaine Maxwell appears in court facing sex charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein
Maxwell faces charges over her alleged role in the sexual exploitation and abuse of girls by the disgraced financier.
# bubba wallace
FBI investigating following discovery of noose in black Nascar driver’s garage
The governor of Alabama condemned the act against Nascar’s only black full-time driver.
# Investigation
FBI says shooting at Texas naval air station was 'terrorism-related'
The shooting took place at 6.15am today. One person was injured and the gunman was killed.
# Fort Worth
Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church
The attacker was shot by a member of the congregation.
# Florida
Fatal US naval base shooting presumed to be act of terrorism, FBI says
The US has sought the assistance of Saudi officials as they try to gather information about the gunman.
# PR disaster
Epstein abuse victims call on Prince Andrew to make statement to FBI following 'disastrous' BBC interview
The fallout from the interview continues.
Explainer: How was the 'most prolific serial killer' in US history not convicted for over 40 years?
Little has been serving a life sentence for the murder of three women since 2014.
Man who confessed to murder of 93 women is 'most prolific serial killer' in US history
The 79-year-old is serving multiple life sentences in California.
US justice watchdog says ex-FBI chief James Comey violated policies with Trump memos
Comey was fired by Trump in 2017.