As the nation remembers the people who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, many have also not forgotten the 9/11 survivors and first responders who helped in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Special Agent Wesley J. Yoo, who joined the FBI as part of the Evidence Response Team in September 1996, is one such hero.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) and FBI have launched a joint public service announcement to encourage the reporting of potential anti-Asian hate crimes.
What to know: Of all individuals targeted for their race, religion, gender and sexual orientation in New York City, Asian Americans saw the largest spike in hate crimes in the first half of the year. A total of 104 cases in 2021 were documented as of July 4, a 395% increase from last year’s 21 incidents.
An FBI special agent in charge of the Bay Area met up with Oakland Chinatown community leaders to show the agency’s support amid the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.
Show of support: Craig Fair said the bureau’s ultimate goal is to help the victims get justice and stop violent offenders from hurting community members and deter them from “committing these terrible crimes of hate,” according to KRON4.
The FBI is offering $30,000 to anyone with information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of Hung Tien Pham, a Vietnamese national wanted for his role in the infamous Boston Chinatown massacre.
The incident, which saw the execution-style murders of five male victims, took place at an illegal gambling den at 85A Tyler Street on Jan. 12, 1991.
The FBI has issued a warning of a potential rise in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans as the coronavirus crisis gets worst the U.S., according to ABC News.
“The FBI assesses hate crime incidents against Asian Americans likely will surge across the United States, due to the spread of coronavirus disease … endangering Asian American communities,” according to the report obtained by ABC News. “The FBI makes this assessment based on the assumption that a portion of the US public will associate COVID-19 with China and Asian American populations.”
The indictments, which include counts of fraud, obstruction, and conspiracy, escalate tensions between the U.S. and China — the world’s largest economies currently engaged in a trade war.
The family of an American teen who was raped, tortured, and murdered in Paraguay is now demanding the involvement of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to speed up probe in the case that first shook the South American country two years ago.
Luis Alejandro Villamayor, nicknamed Alex, was found dead on the luxurious family estate of a friend, René Hofstetter, 18, on June 27, 2015. He was just 16 years old.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested 120 suspected child sex traffickers in partnership with officers from other Asian countries like Cambodia, Thailand and Philippines as well as Canada and the United Kingdom.
In the operation codenamed “Cross Country XI,” which focused on victims of prostitution who are underaged and ran from October 12-15, the FBI recovered 84 children victims with the help of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and its partners.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is now seeking the public’s help to identify an unknown Vietnamese woman seen in a child sexual exploitation video that the agency is currently investigating.
The Asian woman in the picture, only referred to so far as Jane Doe 39, is believed to be between the age of 25 and 35. She is described as having long, black hair and seen wearing a white, yellow, blue and red floral dress in the video, according to the news release from FBI’s Indianapolis office.
Federal agents have conducted raids in San Gabriel Valley, California as part of an alleged visa fraud investigation.
According to FOX 11, officials from the FBI and Homeland Security Investigation are looking into a multi-million dollar fraud scheme that targets Chinese foreign nationals who are willing to buy their way into the United States.
A man who casually walked into a Whole Foods store and sprayed mouse poison onto the self-serve food bars has been arrested by the FBI.
An employee at a Whole Foods in Ann Arbor, Michigan, was alarmed after witnessing the man, now in custody, pouring a liquid onto the prepared foods at the buffet-style section of the grocery store.
Earlier today, the home of Jared Fogle, the well-known face of Subway, was raided by FBI agents due to allegations relating to child pornography.
Fogle’s home, located in Zionsville, Indiana, was served warrants appearing to be connected with an ongoing investigation concerning Russell Taylor, former executive director of the Jared Foundation.