Washington, D.C. – “A U.S. Department of Homeland Security analysis has concluded that China hid the early spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus so it could hoard medical equipment, keeping it from other countries that would have bought it if they had known of the danger that was coming their way from Wuhan,” the Washington Examiner editorial board writes.
Washington, D.C. – “President Donald Trump and his administration have done an extraordinary job in slowing the spread of the coronavirus by taking early action to ban travel with China and providing detailed guidelines to both mitigate the spread of the virus and reverse its devastating economic impact,” Andy Puzder and former Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty write for Fox Business.
Washington, D.C. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning the public about several emerging health care fraud schemes related to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
“Criminals are actively manipulating the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic to their advantage,” said Calvin A. Shivers, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division. “We ask all Americans to remain vigilant to avoid falling victim to these schemes.”
Washington, D.C. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says fraudsters are leveraging increased fear and uncertainty during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic to steal your money and launder it through the complex cryptocurrency ecosystem.
People of all ages, including the elderly, are being victimized by criminals through cryptocurrency-related fraud schemes. Developments in cryptocurrency technology and an increasing number of businesses accepting it as payment have driven the growing popularity and accessibility of cryptocurrency.
FBI Warns of Advance Fee, BEC Schemes Related to Procurement of PPE and Other Supplies During COVID-19 Pandemic
Washington, D.C. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is providing this industry alert to warn government and health care industry buyers of rapidly emerging fraud trends related to procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE), medical equipment such as ventilators, and other supplies or equipment in short supply during the current COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
The FBI recently became aware of multiple incidents in which state government agencies, attempting to procure such equipment, wire transferred funds to fraudulent brokers and sellers in advance of receiving the items.
Washington, D.C. – “Amid the coronavirus pandemic and Communist China’s New Cold War with the United States, the World Health Organization (WHO) has served as a puppet for the Chinese Communist Party,” Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) writes in Fox News.
“American taxpayers are the largest contributor to the WHO budget. There needs to be accountability for their failures and their willingness to help China hide the coronavirus from the world.”
Nashville, TN – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male responsible for the robbery of the Regions Bank located at 6704 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209.
On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020, at approximately 11:12am, the suspect entered the location and immediately walked to the teller area. After taking an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the location in a small black cargo van.
Nashville, TN – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male responsible for the robbery of the Fifth Third Bank located at 5550 Old Hickory Boulevard, Hermitage, Tennessee.
On Friday, January 3rd, 2020, at approximately 3:21pm, the suspect entered the location and made a verbal demand for money.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’10” tall.
Memphis, TN – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male who entered the Regions Bank branch located at 5021 Murfreesboro Road, La Vergne, Tennessee, today at approximately 9:30am.
The unknown male passed a robbery demand note to one of the tellers and fled the scene in a light-colored Nissan Maxima.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’6″ to 5’8″ tall, with a medium build.
Clarksville, TN – The FBI Memphis Field Office Nashville Resident Agency recognized students at Richview Middle School in Clarksville, Tennessee, today, Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 for winning the National FBI Safe Online Surfing award.
Congratulations to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in Heather Stanley’s computer literacy classes for scoring 89.72 percent to win the November 2019 award in the Sharks category.
For the month of November 2019, a total of 142,915 students at 2,156 schools in 54 states and U.S. territories participated in the FBI-SOS Program.
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