FBI raids Republican fundraising firm in Maryland
12 May 2017 | 10:10 am
FBI agents execute a search warrant at the office of a Republican campaign consultant in Maryland reportedly in connection with an investigation tied to the 2013 Virginia governor's race.
17 Feb 2021
CEO of Nigerian firm Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke, was in August 2019 arrested for conspiracy to commit computer fraud and wire fraud by the FBI. The Nigerian entrepreneur and a Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 honoree Obinwanne Okeke was sentenced to a 10-year jail term for computer and wire fraud by an American court yesterday.
11 Oct 2019
The FBI are seeking help in identifying the victims of the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history.
9 Dec 2019
The FBI issued a pre-holiday warning regarding the various security risks that could result from purchasing a smart TV. At the low end of the risk spectrum, they can change channels, play with the volume, and show your kids inappropriate videos.
2 Apr 2020
Video conferencing app, Zoom is currently under FBI investigation over several complaints by users over privacy and security concerns. Zoom exploded in popularity as people turn to the video calling software amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
17 Jul 2020
In August of 2019, the United States of America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released the names of 77 Nigerians involved in what was described as the largest fraud in US history. Now add these six to the FBI’s cybercrime most wanted list: Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode, Nnamdi Orson Benson, and Ayomide Michael Olorunyomi.
22 Jul 2020
The FBI has launched in investigation after hackers hijacked a number of Twitter accounts in an apparent Bitcoin scam.
Nigerian suspect wanted by FBI for $6m scam surrenders, NLC announces protest over fuel and electricity price and more
22 Sep 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
15 Oct 2020
A militia group had planned to storm the state capitol in Lansing and put Governor Gretchen Whitmer "on trial for treason." Later the plan shifted to kidnapping her at her vacation home.
26 Oct 2020
It's been well documented that there's no love lost between the US president and the FBI, with Donald Trump recently accusing the bureau of "trying to overthrow the presidency". But what about his ties to the FBI before he entered the White House? We speak to David Carr-Brown, co-director of a new documentary, "An American Affair: Trump & the FBI".
26 Feb 2021
Lawmakers in Virginia have voted to abolish the death penalty. The move marks the end of a long history of capital punishment in the state. Virginia currently has the highest number of executions in the United States. We take a closer look with FRANCE 24's Valérie Dekimpe.
28 Mar 2021
Virginia has banned capital punishment, joining 22 other US states. Governor Ralph Northam highlighted racial bias prevalent in the use of the death penalty.
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On Thursday, Stephanie Frappart will become the first female referee to officiate a men's World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica vs. Germany. One of her assistants, Neuza Back, has worked in Qatar before.
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The Spanish government wants the use of gender stereotypes for the advertising of toys a thing of the past. The code of conduct, which will be enacted from December 1, aims to avoid biases toward gender roles.
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Fifty-Five years after innocent Asaba indigenes were callously massacred in the fratricidal Nigerian Civil War, the first major show on this tragic contour opens today at Red Door Gallery, on Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The show ends on December 7, 2022.
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The growth of the TikTok community has birthed the need for safety policies that guarantee the protection of each user on the platform. Hence, to meet this demand and create a positive-in-app experience, TikTok has launched the #SaferTogether the first-ever safety campaign for TikTok in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria).
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India is taking over the G20 presidency amid tough times, with the world confronting a raft of geopolitical and economic crises.
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After months of buildup, the European Commission has backed withholding billions of EU funds from Hungary. Despite recent reforms, Budapest must do more to address risks to core democratic standards, EU officials say.