The Justice Department on Friday unsealed criminal indictments against nine Iranians, charging them with conducting a massive cyber-theft campaign against hundreds of American and foreign universities, more than two dozen companies, and other victims.
Even though FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired last Friday, it is an open question as to whether the FBI will release text messages he exchanged on government-issued or personal phones or try to shield them from public scrutiny.
Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is meeting with the Justice Department to make the case for why he should be allowed to retire rather than be fired, according to an individual familiar with the meeting.
The undercover FBI agent who was just yards away from a terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, in 2015 testified in court on Wednesday that he was surprised to see the attack happening.
In new court filings in a case related to the 2015 attack on a “Draw Muhammad” event in Garland, Texas, the government is now saying that a text message to “Tear Up Texas” sent from an undercover FBI agent to one of the terrorists who ultimately carried out the attack was “innocuous.”
A New York Times story about alleged collusion between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign won an award last month, despite the fact that former FBI Director James Comey verified the story was “almost entirely wrong.”