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June 9, 2009 |
FBI Director Robert Mueller says his agency will continue to use informants inside American mosques despite complaints from Muslim organizations. Mueller told reporters Monday in Los Angeles that investigations in places of worship will be respectful of 1st Amendment rights but will continue if warranted by evidence of possible wrongdoing. A Muslim organization has asked the Justice Department to investigate complaints that the FBI is asking followers of the faith to spy on Islamic leaders.
January 20, 2002 |
FBI Director Robert Mueller arrived in Cairo for talks with Egyptian officials expected to focus on security issues, official sources said. Egyptian sources said Mueller would discuss "means of strengthening ties between Egypt and the United States, particularly in the fields of security and surveillance." "The FBI director is on a regional tour and is here to get to know his Egyptian counterparts. . . . Some of the investigations into Sept. 11 involve Egyptians," a U.S. Embassy official said.
January 19, 2000 |
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September 17, 2009 |
The number of mortgage fraud cases under investigation by the FBI has risen about 63% since last year, according to bureau Director Robert S. Mueller III. There were more than 2,600 cases pending as of July 31, up from about 1,600 cases in fiscal 2008, Mueller told the Senate Judiciary Committee. Most of the cases involved losses of more than $1 million, he said.
June 13, 2013 |
WASHINGTON -- Former National Security Agency contract employee Edward Snowden used a computer thumb drive to smuggle highly classified documents out of an NSA facility in Hawaii, using a portable digital device supposedly barred inside the cyber spying agency, U.S. officials said. Investigators “know how many documents he downloaded and what server he took them from,” said one official who would not be named while speaking about the ongoing investigation. Snowden worked as a system administrator, a technical job that gave him wide access to NSA computer networks and presumably a keen understanding of how those networks are monitored for unauthorized downloads.
September 20, 2006 |
Atty. Gen. Alberto Gonzales told a Senate panel that Congress should require Internet providers to preserve customer records so prosecutors could use them to fight child pornography. Gonzales and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III this summer met with several Internet providers, including Time Warner Inc.'s AOL, Comcast Corp., Google Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc.
May 29, 2011 |
He roamed the University of Cincinnati campus with a loaded gun. When his rage overflowed, the brainy microbiology major would open fire inside empty buildings, visualizing a wall clock or other object as a person who had done him wrong. By the mid-1970s, Bruce Ivins had earned his doctorate and was a promising researcher at the University of North Carolina. By outward appearances, he was a charming eccentric, odd but disarming. Inside, he still smoldered with resentment, and he saw a new outlet for it. Several years earlier, a Cincinnati student had turned him down for a date.