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Federal Bureau of Investigation

US security agencies swap data with thousands of companies

Thousands of technology, finance and manufacturing companies are working with US national security agencies, providing sensitive information and in return receiving benefits that include access to classified intelligence, said four people familiar with the process.

Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 6:51am

FBI investigates Los Angeles Swat unit over illegal gun trading

Federal authorities opened the inquiry into the alleged gun sales in recent weeks after LAPD officials alerted them to possible gun violations, sources said.

27 May 2013 - 5:59am

FBI probes alleged ZTE-Iran deal

Greater scrutiny looms for Chinese telecommunications equipment makers in the United States after news broke yesterday that the FBI was investigating ZTE, which allegedly sold banned technologies to Iran and sought a cover-up to block a US Department of Commerce probe.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Special Agent Man

Special Agent Man by Steve Moore Chicago Review Press

According to the author, former FBI agent Steve Moore, agents little resemble the supermen paraded by popular entertainment. 'I was always amazed at the mystique the FBI seemed to give me,' he writes.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

'A family man who gives to charity'

A Hong Kong photographer who worked for Kim Dotcom, the millionaire accused of major copyright crimes by the FBI, has described the founder of Megaupload as a devoted family man who simply wanted to keep a low profile.

Fashion photographer Olaf Mueller, 31, first met the German-born Dotcom in 2007 after an odd e-mail landed in his inbox.

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

The man who created the FBI

The first director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the United States' primary crime investigation agency, was J Edgar Hoover.

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The Secrets of the FBI

The Secrets of the FBI by Ronald Kessler Random House (audiobook)

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

The Informant (DVD)

In his latest collaboration with award-winning director Steven Soderbergh, The Informant!, Matt Damon plays chubby, dorky businessman, Mark Whitacre.

Whitacre is an employee of a multinational company suspected of price-fixing crimes, and he's recruited by the FBI to secretly help their investigation.

26 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Simply too many twists

In his latest collaboration with award-winning director Steven Soderbergh, The Informant!, Matt Damon plays chubby, dorky businessman Mark Whitacre. Whitacre is a whistleblower employed by the FBI to bust a multinational company committing price-fixing crimes. Or that's the plan.

25 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Rappers go underground for artist website's second-birthday bash

It's not the most obvious venue for a loud and noisy gig, but Grappa's Cellar in Jardine House can get rocking when all the Italian accoutrements and tables are cleared away. That's where online artist site alivenotdead.com hosted its second-anniversary bash on Saturday.

12 May 2009 - 12:00am