U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
A routine review of content labeled satire.
The FBI is tracking an “extensive amount of concerning online chatter,” including calls for armed protests leading up to next week's presidential inauguration, Director Chris Wray said.
Congress has been briefed on a number of potential threats of violence planned for the days leading up to and including the Jan. 20, 2021, inauguration of Joe Biden.
The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, stoking fears of more bloodshed after the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol.
While videos show people who were removed from flights for being unruly or refusing to wear a mask, these people were not added to the FBI's terrorist no-fly list.
The FBI arrested an Arkansas man who was photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office following the storming of the Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters.
Did the FBI confirm it was Antifa activists, not Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol? No, that's not true: A claim has gone viral that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed antifascist activists, known as Antifa, were the
With federal officials having identified the man believed to be behind Nashville's Christmas Day bombing, authorities now turn to the monumental task of piecing together the motive behind the explosion that severely damaged dozens of downtown buildings.
Federal agents converged on the home of a possible person of interest in the explosion that rocked downtown Nashville.
Federal investigators have identified a person of interest in connection with the explosion that rocked downtown Nashville on Christmas Day and were searching a home associated with that person, law enforcement officials said.
Are a couple of tweets and a link to a website named lacountyarrestrecords.com solid evidence Adam Schiff was arrested by the FBI at LAX Airport on December 24, 2020? No, that's not true: tweets are not solid evidence and there is no reas
Election-fraud fan fiction spun out of control in 2020.
Did the FBI admit to accidentally destroying the laptop said to have belonged to Hunter Biden? No, that's not true: This is a satirical claim published by a website that trolls conservatives with outrageous false claims. The laptop in que
Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran under mysterious circumstances more than a decade ago.
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled that Muslim men who were placed on the government’s no-fly list because they refused to serve as FBI informants can seek to hold federal agents financially liable.
Police have jailed a woman in Georgia accused of pretending to be an FBI agent to score a free fast-food meal, saying she allegedly threatened to arrest restaurant workers if they didn’t serve her a complimentary bite.
The podcaster and Breitbart executive has been described as a "Trump loyalist."
Videos of the incident in Texas went viral during the last weekend before Election Day.
President Donald Trump suggested the FBI should stop investigating an incident in which his supporters were seen surrounding a Biden campaign bus in Texas, which led Democrats to cancel an event there.
A viral image read: "If [Biden] withdraws from the race and forfeits all funds in the [Swiss bank] accounts, the Biden family and specifically Hunter will not face criminal charges."
Independent security experts say the assault has already hobbled at least four U.S. hospitals this month, and could potentially impact hundreds more.
President Donald Trump claimed that Hillary Clinton “lied many times to the FBI and nothing happened to her.” He also left the false impression that the FBI deviated from its standard practice by not putting Clinton under oath. FBI polic
Andrew McCabe did not have any oversight of the investigation into Secretary Clinton's email server while his wife was running for political office.
A viral article from Diamond and Silk—the former Fox Nation online personalities who lost their gig after spreading misinformation about coronavirus—claims that the recently discovered nine discarded ballots in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Did the FBI release a statement saying that "multiple" military mail-in ballots were found thrown away in a ditch in Pennsylvania? No, that's not true: First, the FBI never said anything about Pennsylvania ballots. The U.S. attorney for t
FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who has said he would designate it a terror group.
A former FBI lawyer pleaded guilty to altering a document related to the secret surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser during the Russia investigation.
Facebook and Instagram posts claim the FBI said people associated with the Antifa movement are most commonly employed as teachers. This is false; the FBI said it has not made any such statements about the occupations of those attracted to political ide
A routine review of content labeled satire.
On July 3 2020, just after British socialite Ghislane Maxwell was arrested, the Facebook page “NightMerica Podcast” shared the following post, comparing her photograph with a purported sketch of “Madeleine McCann’s female abdu
Did the FBI report teachers are the number one occupation of Antifa activists? No, that's not true: The FBI responded to Lead Stories' inquiry by saying it does not categorize by occuptation the adherents of any ideology. The FBI website's lis
A video has been viewed millions of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts in early June 2020 alongside a claim it shows the arrest of a black FBI agent. The posts were published after nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic ra
Was a black man who was arrested by police quickly released because the cops learned he was an FBI agent? No, that's not true. The now-viral video of a man being put in handcuffs by Rochester, Minnesota, police officers is a year old, and the
This video was originally shared as an example of racial profiling.
A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead was being investigated as “terrorism-related,” the FBI said, but divulged few details as to why.
A Missouri man who was planning to bomb a Kansas City-area hospital killed himself as FBI agents served a probable cause arrest warrant, the FBI said.
A Republican senator with access to some of the nation's top secrets became further entangled in a deepening FBI investigation as agents examining a well-timed sale of stocks during the coronavirus outbreak showed up at his home with a warrant to searc
David Porter, an assistant section chief with the FBI's Foreign Influence Task Force, accused Russia of conducting brazen operations aimed at spreading disinformation, exploiting lines of division in society and sowing doubt about the integrity of U.S.
The decision resolves a criminal investigation into whether McCabe lied to federal officials about his involvement in a news media disclosure.