- Coindesk 21:48January 26, 2021‘Coin Signals’ Trader Arrested on $5M Crypto Fund Fraud Charges24-year-old Jeremy Spence bilked his investors of $5 million, according to a criminal complaint.
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- Business Insider 19:45January 24, 2021Some Capitol rioters could go free to stop local courthouses being swamped, report saysDOJ and FBI officials are debating if Trump supporters who entered the Capitol unlawfully but didn't participate in the chaos should be charged.
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- Business Insider 10:46January 24, 2021Biden ordered a review of domestic extremism in the US after the Capitol siege, but a number of political, legal, and cultural obstacles lie ahead"We have overlooked, not just over the last four years, but much longer than that some of the extremists within this country," a former FBI agent said.
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- Business Insider 08:17January 24, 2021A Texas man who tweeted "Assassinate AOC" is facing charges in the Capitol riot, FBI saysThe man also threatened the Capitol Police officer who shot one of the rioters, Ashli Babbitt, saying they would "hug his neck with a nice rope."
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- Breitbart News 03:21January 24, 2021Texas Man Charged with Directing Others to 'Assassinate AOC'Federal prosecutors charged a Texas man with tweeting a call to assassinate U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during the January 6 attack on the Capitol. The man allegedly tweeted multiple times from inside the Capitol including one where he wrote, "Assassinate AOC."
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- Business Insider 14:09January 23, 2021Members of the far-right militia group, the Oath Keepers, used Facebook Messenger during the Capitol siege to hunt for lawmakers, FBI saysOne message to the Oath Keepers, the FBI said, read: "All members are in the tunnels under capitol. Seal them in, turn on the gas."
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- Business Insider 18:07January 22, 2021Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she's rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attackRep. Tlaib spoke with Insider about why she's leading the charge to defend civil liberties amid calls for a massive expansion of the security state.
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- The Guardian 01:37January 22, 2021Biden warns Covid will 'get worse before it gets better' as he unveils strategyBiden: ‘This is a wartime undertaking’President laments ‘tragic cost of failure’ to dateUS politics latest – follow liveJoe Biden began his first full day as president confronting a host of major crises facing his fledgling administration, starting with a flurry of actions to address his most pressing challenge: the raging Covid-19 pandemic.At a White House event on Thursday afternoon, Biden unveiled a new “wartime” strategy to combat the coronavirus, vowing “help is on the way.” Continue reading...
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- Guardian 23:06January 21, 2021US lawmakers ask FBI to investigate Parler app's role in Capitol attackHouse oversight chair seeks inquiry into platform’s potential use to facilitate planning and ties to RussiaAmerican lawmakers have asked the FBI to investigate the role of Parler, the social media website and app popular with the American far right, in the violence at the US Capitol on 6 January.Carolyn Maloney, chair of the House oversight and reform Committee, asked the FBI to review Parler’s role “as a potential facilitator of planning and incitement related to the violence, as a repository of key evidence posted by users on its site, and as a potential conduit for foreign governments who may be financing civil unrest in the United States”. Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 03:15January 20, 2021Donald Trump Declassifies More Materials from Crossfire Hurricane in Final Hours as President"I determined that the materials in that binder should be declassified to the maximum extent possible," Trump wrote in a memo released by the White House Tuesday night.
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- Business Insider 16:55January 19, 2021James Comey says the GOP needs to be 'burned down or changed,' calling the pro-Trump riot at the Capitol 'our own Chernobyl'The former FBI director eviscerated President Trump and his supporters in an interview with The Guardian.
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- Business Insider 14:08January 19, 2021A 22-year-old woman accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop and planning to sell it to Russia has been arrestedRiley June Williams surrendered herself to law-enforcement authorities on Monday, according to CNN.
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- The Guardian 21:49January 18, 2021FBI vets thousands of troops amid fears of insider attack on Biden inaugurationExtra checks to prevent repeat of 6 January attack on CapitolNational guard plays down fears of extremism within ranksUS politics – live coverageThousands of military personnel guarding Joe Biden’s inauguration as US president on Wednesday are being vetted by the FBI amid fears of an insider attack. Related: Texas woman who attacked Capitol says she was following Trump's orders Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 20:45January 18, 2021FBI Vetting National Guard Assigned to Secure D.C., Biden Inauguration Officials in charge of securing the inauguration are vetting the 25,000 National Guard deployed to detect any extremists in the ranks.
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- Business Insider 10:51January 18, 2021The FBI is investigating whether a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to sell it to Russia, after receiving a tip from someone claiming to be her exRiley June Williams faces charges of entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct tied to her alleged involvement in the Capitol siege.
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- Business Insider 03:23January 18, 2021'Cowboys for Trump' leader arrested by FBI after pledging to bring guns to DCCouy Griffin, an elected Republican county commissioner in New Mexico, took part in the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol.
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- Business Insider 22:28January 15, 2021Pelosi says Congress members may face prosecution if an investigation shows they were accomplices in Capitol siege"This punk," Pelosi said of a rioter who wore a shirt with the words "Camp Auschwitz" on it, "...requires us to have an after-action review."
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- Business Insider 20:35January 15, 2021The FBI is investigating 37 people in connection with the killing of Capitol Police officer Brian SicknickSicknick died last Thursday from injuries sustained in the line of duty. Specifically, he was bashed over the head with a fire extinguisher.
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- Business Insider 06:45January 15, 2021Dozens of people on the FBI's terrorists watchlist were in DC during the siege on the Capitol showing yet another security failureIt's not clear if any of those already arrested for alleged crimes at the Capitol on January 6, were already on the FBI watchlist.
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- Business Insider 03:38January 15, 2021A man who stormed the US Capitol said, 'How are they going to arrest every single person?' in a video before the FBI arrested him a few days later"We are storming the Capitol! Yeah, baby!" Williams also said while storming the Capitol, according to an FBI affidavit.
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- Business Insider 02:34January 15, 2021A NASA scientist was charged with lying to the FBI about participating in a Chinese government recruitment programMeyya Meyyappan, 66, was a member of China's Thousand Talents Program, a Chinese government group that recruits international scientific experts.
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- Business Insider 00:34January 15, 2021Parler helped the FBI identify at least one person charged in connection with the Capitol riotA sworn affidavit from an FBI agent says that Parler provided information that helped agents identify, locate, and arrest a Proud Boys supporter.
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- Business Insider 22:29January 14, 2021FBI affidavit details how a Trump supporter turned over evidence to a 'nice FBI lady' and explained walking into 'big boss' Nancy Pelosi's office"Hello Nice FBI Lady, Here are the links to the videos," the defendant said as he sent over footage of his alleged participation in the Capitol siege.
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- Business Insider 07:09January 14, 2021Fueled by the US Capitol siege, violent extremists with 'political grievances' will likely pose the 'greatest domestic terrorism threats in 2021,' intelligence report saysThe report said unsubstantiated beliefs about the election contribute to the likely increase in violence, particularly threats to elected officials.
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- Business Insider 23:58January 12, 2021The FBI and DOJ are investigating 'significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy' after the Capitol riotThe range of criminal conduct being investigated is "unmatched" by anything else in FBI and DOJ history, one official said.
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- Business Insider 21:43January 12, 2021Not a single federal official has held a public briefing since the US Capitol was stormed WednesdayPresident Donald Trump himself only briefly spoke to reporters to defend his incitement of the insurrection.
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- Business Insider 21:12January 12, 2021'We get our President or we die': An FBI report warned of a 'war' at the US Capitol before pro-Trump insurrectionists attacked it"Get violent," said one online thread cited in the FBI report. "Go there ready for war. We get our President or we die."
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- Breitbart News 21:09January 12, 2021U.S. Capitol Police Officers Suspended, Others Under Investigation Across CountryFederal law enforcement is investigating police officers in D.C. and in other states for allegedly participating in the Capitol protest.
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- Breitbart News 22:11January 11, 2021FBI: Armed Protests Planned for 50 State Capitols, U.S. Capitol, Ahead of Inauguration DayOrganizers are reportedly planning armed protests slated to occur at 50 state capitols, as well as the U.S Capitol, in the days leading up to Inauguration Day, according to an internal FBI bulletin obtained by ABC News.
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- Business Insider 20:38January 11, 2021FBI bulletin warns that Trump supporters are planning 'armed protests' at the US Capitol and all 50 state capitols leading up to Biden's inaugurationThe FBI warning appears to confirm Twitter's revelation last week that Trump supporters were planning additional violent demonstrations.
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- Breitbart News 03:00January 10, 2021Facial Recognition App Clearview Sees Surge in Use After Capitol RiotClearview AI, a facial-recognition app law enforcement uses to track down criminals, has seen a surge in use since the Capitol Hill riots on Wednesday, according to the company's CEO.
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- Business Insider 01:20January 10, 2021The FBI plastered DC bus stops with photos of people involved in the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol so the public can help identify themThe FBI is seeking the public's help in continuing to identify people who stormed the US Capitol during the deadly and violent insurrection.
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- Business Insider 15:44January 8, 2021One of the Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol was carrying 11 Molotov cocktails and an assault rifle, prosecutors sayIn a briefing Thursday, federal prosecutor Mike Sherwin said rioters had been arrested for assault, trespassing and weapons offences.
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- Business Insider 13:25January 6, 2021Here's how the FBI tracked Ghislaine Maxwell to her $1 million New Hampshire mansion using her cell phone dataThe FBI was able to use a portable spying device known as a "Stingray," which functions like a dummy cell phone tower, to track Ghislaine Maxwell.
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- The Guardian 09:00January 6, 2021James Comey: Donald Trump should not be prosecuted after leaving officeFired FBI director: next attorney general must ‘foster trust’President has insulted Comey and threatened him with jailDonald Trump should not be prosecuted once he leaves the White House no matter how much evidence has been amassed against him, the former FBI director James Comey writes in a new book. Related: Trump call to Georgia secretary of state electrifies voters in Senate runoffs Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 05:29January 6, 2021FBI investigating threat to fly planes in the US Capitol, CBS News reportsThe threat was made in the form of a digitized voice claiming the attack would be revenge for the US killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
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- The Guardian 22:36January 5, 2021FBI tracked down Ghislaine Maxwell using cellphone dataNewly unsealed court documents show FBI use GPS and data use to narrow her whereabouts to an area measuring about 1 sq mileGhislaine Maxwell, the Jeffrey Epstein associate facing child trafficking charges, was tracked down to her remote hideaway by the FBI using data from her mobile phone, according to court documents.Maxwell was arrested at the 156-acre property in Bradford, New Hampshire, on 2 July last year, a day after a request was made for a search warrant to “employ an electronic investigative technique … to determine the location of the cellular device”. Continue reading...
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- The Guardian(UK) 16:23January 2, 2021Lead FBI investigator in Blackwater case likens massacre to My LaiJohn M Patarini says in letter to New York Times he is ‘disgusted with the president’s actions’ after Trump pardonsThe mass shooting in Baghdad for which Donald Trump pardoned four American mercenaries was “a massacre along the lines of My Lai in Vietnam”, the lead FBI investigator in the case said, pronouncing himself “disgusted with the president’s actions”. Related: 'Our blood is cheaper than water': anger in Iraq over Trump pardons Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 13:38December 27, 2020Investigators believe the Nashville blast was a suspected suicide bombing. Human remains found at the explosion site, reports say.The explosion in Nashville linked to a parked RV left three people injured and destroyed much of a downtown street on Christmas Day.
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- The Guardian 16:21December 26, 2020Nashville: FBI combs wreckage as mystery surrounds Christmas Day blastThree people lightly injured and possible human remains foundUnclear if or how remains are linked to downtown explosionMystery surrounds the motivation behind the detonation of an apparent bomb on the streets of downtown Nashville that rocked Tennessee’s biggest city on Christmas morning as investigators continued to comb the wreckage for clues.Three people were lightly injured in the blast and some possible human remains have been found near the site of the RV that exploded and caused serious damage to Nashville’s historic core. But it is not clear if or how the remains are linked to the incident. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 03:25December 24, 2020Trump pardons former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of multiple felonies and described as a 'grave counterintelligence threat'Manafort was convicted of tax fraud, bank fraud, and failure to report foreign bank accounts. He also pleaded guilty to conspiracy and obstruction.
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- Breitbart News 03:15December 23, 2020Joe Biden: Some Claims About Hunter's Dealings 'Russian Disinformation,' No Discussion of Son in Search for AG Joe Biden said Tuesday that his son Hunter's potential legal troubles have not come up when discussing who he will pick for attorney general.
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- Breitbart News 18:27December 19, 2020McCarthy: FBI Briefing Revealed Swalwell Should Not Have Been Allowed or Continue to Be on Intel CommitteeFriday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) offered more details about his briefing from the FBI about Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, and his alleged relationship with a Chinese spy.
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- Breitbart News 00:58December 19, 2020McCarthy: FBI Briefing 'Fundamentally Answered' That Swalwell Shouldn't Be on Intel. CommitteeWhile speaking to reporters after receiving an FBI briefing on Friday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that the briefing made it clear that Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) should not be on the House Intelligence Committee. McCarthy said, “I
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- Business Insider 21:22December 18, 2020A new law in Mexico will treat US agents like 'spies' and could lead to 'black operations,' experts sayThe new law could potentially leave thousands of informants either in silence or dead, former US federal agents say
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- Breitbart News 03:32December 18, 2020GOP Rep. Stewart on FBI Stonewalling on Swalwell: They 'Don't Understand' They Work for People and Aren't 'Entity Unto Themselves'On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) reacted to the FBI canceling multiple briefings with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is part
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- The Guardian 23:35December 17, 2020Hacking campaign targeted US energy, treasury and commerce agencies‘Significant and ongoing’ cyber attack, suspected to be the work of Russia, poses a grave risk to ‘critical infrastructure entities’ as wellThe US government continues to reel from a large and sophisticated hacking campaign that affected top federal agencies, including the energy department, the treasury and commerce departments, and is even said to have targeted the agency responsible for the country’s nuclear weapons stockpile.Authorities expressed increasing alarm over the hack, suspected to be the work of Russia, warning that it poses “a grave risk” to federal, state and local governments, as well as “critical infrastructure entities”. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 15:34December 17, 2020The FBI says the US government is being subjected to 'a significant and ongoing' cyberattackSen. Richard Blumenthal said Russia's Cozy Bear hackers are behind a cyberattack on Washington, which the FBI says is "significant and ongoing."
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- Business Insider 00:48December 17, 2020Meet the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team: the law-enforcement equivalent of Delta ForceThe Hostage Rescue Team has a lot in common with the best military special operators - with key differences in where they can go and what they can do.
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- Modern Tokyo Times 11:33December 14, 2020Russians allegedly hack United States agencies: FBI and SVRRussians allegedly hack United States agencies: FBI and SVR Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United States government confirmed that major institutions have been hacked by highly efficient hackers. It is believed that a state entity is behind the latest cybersecurity threat. Hence, like the recent hacking of FireEye, suspicions are […]
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