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The FBI: 151 Scandals, Controversies, & Acts of Corruption

Contributors: 13
Items: 151
Summary Date Source
The FBI spied on the Barry Goldwater campaign at Pres. Johnson's direction 01/01/1964 The Wall Street Journal
The FBI threatened Martin Luther King Jr., telling him to kill himself 06/13/1964 FBI Investigations
The FBI, as part of its COINTELPRO program and using a paid informant, was involved in the 1969 raid that killed young, Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. 12/04/1969 History
The FBI Never Managed To Solve A Burglary Into Their Own Offices 03/08/1971 The Intercept
FBI Violates International Treaty Law by threatening a developementally disasbled woman into signing three false affidavits. 02/03/1976 Trial Transcripts
The FBI murdered Vicki Weaver while she held her infant daughter 08/22/1992 The Washington Post
FBI over reacted in serving warrants to the Branch Davidians' compound in Waco, TX leaving 75 dead 02/28/1993 PBS
FBI falsely accused Richard Jewell of terrorism after Atlanta Olympics bombing, U.S. Congress finds 07/30/1997 US House
The FBI Put A Mole In Charge Of Finding The Mole In The FBI 03/05/2001 Time
The FBI was warned about the 9/11 terrorists, but failed to stop them 09/11/2001 Coleen Rowley (former FBI special agent)
FBI continues to withhold evidence concerning the Oklahoma City Bombing 04/19/2005 U.S. Government Publishing Office
FBI’s extra-judicial killing of independence leader Filiberto Ojeda Ríos in September 2005 09/23/2005 NACLA
The FBI framed four men for murder; two died in prison, two spent 62 years behind bars 07/26/2007 The New York Times
The FBI was warned about a terrorist planning to blow up the NYC subway system (he backed out of the attack) 09/22/2009 PJ Media
The FBI was warned about the "Underwear Bomber," but failed to stop him 12/25/2009 PJMedia
FBI Special Agent Convicted for Dealings with Criminals Agency Investigating 06/18/2012 Newsweek
After the NSA scandal exploded in 2013, Comey's FBI was exposed conducting its own data mining on innocent Americans; the agency retains that material for decades (even if no wrongdoing is found) 06/30/2013 Bloomberg
The FBI was warned about the Fort Hood terrorist, Nidal Hasan, but failed to stop him 08/28/2013 Breitbart
The FBI was warned about the Boston Marathon bombers but failed to stop them 04/15/2014 NBC News
The FBI was warned about three Americans who joined ISIS in Syria, but failed to stop them 05/14/2014 NBC News
The FBI was warned about an ISIS-inspired American who killed three in Washington, one in New Jersey, but failed to stop him 08/06/2014 Seattle Times
In 2015, Comey's FBI conducted a controversial raid on a Texas political meeting, finger printing, photographing, and seizing phones from attendees 03/01/2015 World Net Daily
The FBI was warned about the Garland, Texas terrorists, but failed to stop them 05/03/2015 CBS News
Comey was forced to apologize after an error in the FBI's background check system allowed Dylann Roof to buy his gun 07/10/2015 The Atlantic
FBI agent John Connolly was the handler of criminal informant, James "Whitey" Bulger, and was later convicted of racketeering and second-degree murder 09/15/2015 Biography
The FBI was warned about a man shouting "Allahu Akhbar" while attacking patrons at an Israeli-owned deli, but failed to stop him 02/14/2016 PJMedia
During the FBI's Hillary probe, "A technician who destroyed evidence lied to FBI investigators even after he received immunity, and Comey did nothing" 04/01/2016 The Federalist; The Wall Street Journal
The FBI was warned about the Pulse Nightclub terrorist, but failed to stop him 06/12/2016 Grabien
Comey promised transparency into the investigation into the Pulse Night Club terrorist, but almost immediately redacted from transcript the killer's reference to Islam 06/12/2016 The Federalist
Under Comey, the FBI blew its highest profile corruption investigations (into Sen. Ted Stevens); a federal judge blamed the "worst prosecutorial misconduct" he'd ever seen 07/01/2016 The Federalist
FBI: No evidence Clinton’s email was hacked by foreign powers, but it could have been 07/05/2016 Washington Post
The FBI was warned about a Va. man shouting "Allahu Akhbar" while stabbing a couple, but failed to stop him 08/23/2016 WSLS
Under Comey, the FBI authorized informants to break the law 22,800 times in just four years 08/23/2016 The Daily Dot
The FBI was warned about the NYC bomber, Ahmad Khan Rahani, but failed to stop him 09/19/2016 The New York Times
During its investigation into Hillary Clinton's mishandling of classified material, the FBI made an unusual deal in which Clinton aides were both given immunity and allowed to destroy their laptops. 10/03/2016 Fox News
Comey's FBI was embedded with the ISIS-affiliated terrorists who struck the 'Draw Mohammad' event but failed to act 03/26/2017 CBS News
FBI caught posing as documentary filmmakers in an undercover operation to investigate a Nevada ranching family fighting against overreach by the federal government 05/15/2017 PBS
Comey claimed in Senate testimony he didn't feel compelled to memorialize his meetings with presidents besides Trump; however, that's untrue 06/10/2017 Powerline
Comey drafted an exoneration statement for Hillary Clinton months before the FBI even investigated her 10/16/2017 Newsweek
Under Comey, the FBI's database for gun buyers lost millions of records 11/10/2017 The Washington Post
Under Comey, the FBI's case against Cliven Bundy was destroyed after the feds were caught deliberately withholding evidence 12/21/2017 The Oregonian
The FBI was warned about the Parkland mass killer, Nikolas Cruz, but failed to stop him 02/14/2018 BuzzFeed
Sexual misconduct was rampant at the FBI under Comey's watch, with at least 14 agents sanctioned 02/25/2018 The Daily Caller
The FBI was warned about Corey Johnson, who converted to Islam and killed a 13-year-old boy and stabbed a mom and her son, but failed to stop him 03/13/2018 WPEC
Comey's FBI blew its case against Omar Mateen's wife due to agents' misconduct 04/03/2018 USA Today
FBI forced the Pulse club killer's wife into a confession, but the case was dropped over the FBI forcing her to lie 04/03/2018 The American Conservative
Agent Peter Strzok was considered so hostile to Trump, Robert Mueller dropped him from the Russia probe; Comey, however, found him fit to lead the Clinton probe 04/17/2018 RealClearPolitics
On the FBI's Hillary probe, Comey claimed there was no coordination between the DoJ and FBI, but texts and emails later showed that to be untrue 04/19/2018 The Washington Examiner
The memos Comey leaked contained classified material, prompting the DoJ inspector general to investigate his illegal leak 04/20/2018 The Wall Street Journal
Comey's memos reveal that he briefed Trump on the Steele dossier specifically so it would leak to the media 04/20/2018 The Federalist
The FBI was warned about the Waffle House mass killer, Travis Reinking, but failed to stop him 04/22/2018 Grabien News
During the Hillary probe, the FBI lost track of Hillary's server for months 05/05/2018 Jack Posobiec
During his book tour, Comey claimed he didn't know the FBI thought Michael Flynn believed he was telling the truth 05/14/2018 Townhall
The FBI was caught overhyping the threat of encrypted phones 05/23/2018 Axios
IG Report That Seriously Undermine The FBI’s Credibility 06/14/2018 The Federalist
The FBI's mismanaged surveillance of the New Mexico terror compound case resulted in a delayed raid 09/14/2018 The Federalist
An FBI agent was sentenced to 4 years in jail for leaking documents 10/18/2018 KSTP
FBI uses the notorious gangster, James "Whitey' Bulger as an informant for almost 2 decades 11/01/2018 History Channel
FBI possessed Hunter Biden laptop and its evidence of Biden family corruption, refused to act 08/01/2020 Senator Grassley
Despite knowing Hunter's laptop was authentic, it nonetheless promoted disinformation that the laptop was itself disinformation 08/02/2020 Senator Grassley
Special Agent Timothy Thibault, an outspoken Trump critic, improperly attempted closing the FBI's Hunter Biden probe so it couldn't be re-opened 08/03/2020 Senator Grassley
FBI attorney Kevin Clinesmith, 38, pleaded guilty in Court for the District of Columbia to a false statement offense stemming from his altering of an email in connection with the submission of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (“FISA”) application 08/19/2020 U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut
The FBI was warned about the Nashville bomber, Anthony Warner, but failed to stop him 12/30/2020 WSMV
Nashville bomber's girlfriend alerted FBI he was building bombs 12/30/2020 WSMV
The FBI refuses to abide guidelines for recording interviews with witnesses 03/13/2021 The American Conservative
The FBI was warned about the Boulder shooter, Ahmad Al Issa, but failed to stop him 03/23/2021 The Daily Mail
FBI personnel conducted queries of data troves containing Americans’ emails & other communications without proper justification in 2019 & 2020, the FISA court ruled 04/27/2021 The Washington Post
FBI defends ‘suicide by cop’ designation for 2017 baseball field shooting 04/29/2021 Politico
FBI demands USA Today hand over data on its readers 06/03/2021 Politico
The FBI provided location data to the UAE’s authoritarian ruler about his estranged daughter, which he then used to abduct her. 07/07/2021 USA Today
FBI Tells Americans to Report ‘Family Members and Peers’ in Tweet, Gets Blowback 07/12/2021 Epoch Times
FBI Agents Disregarded Gymnasts’ Complaints About Nassar, Then Made False Statements to Cover Mistakes, Report Says 07/14/2021 The Wall Street Journal
Larry Nassar: FBI failed to investigate USA Gymnastics abuser, watchdog finds 07/15/2021 BBC News
The FBI Never Acted to Bring Long-Time Sex Trafficker Jeff Epstein to Justice 07/20/2021 The Daily Caller
Michigan Kidnapping Case is Major Test for Biden Administration's Commitment to Fighting Domestic Terrorism 07/20/2021 Buzzfeed News
Men accused in plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer say FBI set them up 07/21/2021 NY Post
The FBI’s Whitmer Kidnapping Case Looks Like A Potemkin Terror Plot 07/26/2021 The Federalist
71-Year-Old Grandmother Visited By FBI Over Attending January Trump Rally 08/19/2021 The Federalist
FBI agent, 39, investigating Gretchen Whitmer kidnap plot is fired two months after he was arrested for 'beating his wife over a disagreement at a swingers party' 09/13/2021 The Daily Mail
FBI agents stole valuables from hundreds of safety deposit boxes in California 09/20/2021 Los Angeles Times
The FBI is abusing its counterterrorism authorities to investigate parents who spoke at school board meetings. 10/04/2021 U.S. House of Representatives
FBI is lying to a Federal District Judge, and is covering up their involvement with the murder of Seth Rich 10/28/2021 National File
Sen. Johnson Probes FBI Aerial Surveillance After Rittenhouse Defense Suspects Foul Play In Kenosha Case 11/11/2021 The Federalist
DOJ Whistleblower Documents Suggest Merrick Garland Lied About The Targeting Of Parents As Domestic Terrorists 11/16/2021 The Federalist
Parkland families reach $127.5 million settlement with Justice Dept. after FBI failed to follow-up on mass shooter leads 11/22/2021 The Washington Post
FBI officials had sex with prostitutes while overseas, inspector general investigation finds 12/14/2021 Fox News
Secret Commandos with Shoot-to-Kill Authority Were at the Capitol 01/03/2022 Newsweek
Texas Synagogue Attack Smells Like More Evidence Of FBI Corruption 01/18/2022 The Federalist
FBI’s Explanation For Attack On Texas Synagogue Reeks Of Agency Politicization 01/19/2022 The Federalist
The Gretchen Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Looks an Awful Lot Like Entrapment 01/26/2022 Reason - Free Minds and Free Markets
The January 6 Pipe Bombs Look Like Another FBI Hoax 02/14/2022 American Greatness (AG)
The FBI Seized Almost $1 Million From This Family—and Never Charged Them With a Crime 02/18/2022 Reason
Treasure hunters accuse FBI of making off with tons of Civil War gold 06/13/2022 Associated Press
FBI Lies And Entrapment Result In Probation Sentence For Former Republican Congressman 06/29/2022 The Federalist
DOJ Insiders Say Delaware US Attorney’s Office Too Inadequate To Investigate Biden Family Corruption 07/27/2022 The Federalist
FBI Director Sets New Record For Lies, Dodges, And Obfuscations To Avoid Slight Attempts At Congressional Oversight 08/04/2022 The Federalist
Garland Oversees Raid On President Who Denied Him SCOTUS Seat 08/09/2022 The Federalist
FBI searched Melania’s wardrobe, spent hours in Trump’s private office during Mar-a-Lago raid 08/09/2022 New York Post
FBI Raid Warrant Demanded Seizure Of Literally Any Record Trump Ever Saw During 4-Year Presidential Term 08/12/2022 The Federalist
Johnson Whistleblowers Reveal More FBI Corruption In 2020 08/24/2022 The Federalist
FBI Colluded With Big Tech To Prevent Voters From Learning About Hunter Biden’s Laptop 08/26/2022 The Federalist
Zuckerberg says Facebook censored The Post’s Hunter Biden stories because FBI warned of Russian misinfo ‘dump’ By Bruce Golding 08/26/2022 NY Post
FBI employee sexually abused 5 kids as young as 6, cops say 08/31/2022 American Military News
Information obtained through FOIA show FBI secretly pressured Americans to surrender their Second Amendment Right using secret bureau forms 09/06/2022 Daily Caller
FOIA Request Uncovers FBI Effort to Get Americans to Forfeit 2nd Amendment Rights 09/07/2022 BREITBART
Secret FBI Form to Sign YOUR 2A Rights Away 09/08/2022 Gun Owners of America
The FBI is covering up all of its Jeffrey Epstein records 09/09/2022 Techno Fog
Igor Danchenko, a primary contributor to the Steele dossier, was hired by the FBI as a confidential informant after the FBI learned he was lying 09/14/2022 National Review
Durham: Primary Steele Dossier Source Was Paid FBI Informant 09/14/2022 Newsmax
FBI labeled veteran-led disaster organization a 'terror' group over government criticism, whistleblower says 09/15/2022 Yahoo! News
Former top FBI official involved in Trump-Russia investigation under scrutiny by federal prosecutors for his own ties to Russia 09/15/2022 Business Insider
FBI inflating 'white supremacy' threat to help White House political agenda 09/15/2022 The Washington Times
FBI whistleblower alleges Jan. 6 cases manipulated to create illusion of national crisis 09/20/2022 Just the News
FBI whistleblower: Counterterrorism cases against alleged right-wing extremists mostly ‘entrapment’ 09/22/2022 The Washington Times
FBI misled judge who signed warrant for Beverly Hills seizure of $86 million in cash 09/23/2022 Yahoo News
FBI Agents Raid Home, Arrest Pro-Life Advocate in Front of Wife and Children 09/25/2022 The Daily Signal
Former FBI Special Agent Found Guilty of Accepting Bribes Paid by Lawyer Linked to Armenian Organized Crime Figure 10/04/2022 US Dept of Justice
Arrest of Peaceful Pro-Lifers But Not of Violent Pro-Abortionists confirms Biden's DOJ Does Not Equally Apply the Law 10/06/2022 The Federalist
FBI Raids Home of Another Pro-Lifer, Still No Arrests in Pregnancy Center Fire-Bombings 10/07/2022 Texas Right to Life
FBI creates back door access to conservative dating site to spy on voters 10/10/2022 NY Post
Director Christopher Wray’s use of FBI jet amounts to ‘embezzlement,’ current and ex-agents allege 10/16/2022 New York Post
The FBI Has Announced Indictments Of 22 Pro-Life Protesters And Zero Pregnancy Center Firebombers 10/19/2022 The Federalist
The FBI is purging employees who refuse to align themselves with the leadership’s political ideology. 11/04/2022 U.S. House of Representatives
The FBI is helping Big Tech to censor Americans’ political speech 11/04/2022 U.S. House of Representatives
FBI paid Twitter $3.4M for doing its dirty work on users, damning email shows 12/19/2022 New York Post
Hunter Biden probe: 2022 marked fourth year — and counting — of investigation 01/03/2023 Fox News
Capsule Summaries of all Twitter Files Threads to Date, With Links and a Glossary 01/04/2023 Racket News
Media Ran Cover For Biden In Classified Documents Scandal Multiple TImes 01/16/2023 The Federalist
Two Defendants Indicted for Civil Rights Conspiracy and FACE Act Offenses Targeting Pregnancy Resource Centers 01/24/2023 U.S. Department of Justice
Former top FBI official Charles McGonigal arrested over ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska 01/24/2023 ABC News
FBI Denver Racial Justice Protests Informant 02/07/2023 The Intercept
The FBI Doubles Down on Christians and White Supremacy in 2023 02/08/2023 Uncovered DC
Internal memos chronicle years of drunk driving, lost weapons and other misconduct 02/23/2023 Just the News
Twitter Bans Sen. Mike Lee After He Shared Federalist Article Criticizing Biden Foreign Policy 03/01/2023 The Federalist
FBI Agents Colluded To Illegally Intercept Defendant’s Communications With His Attorney 03/09/2023 The Gateway Pundit
FBI caught concealing, doctoring, and destroying incriminating evidence. 03/09/2023 Signs Of The Times
House Judiciary Finds Biden DOJ Had ‘No Legitimate Basis’ To Target Parents As ‘Terrorists’ 03/22/2023 The Federalist
FBI Used Federal Funds in Trump Indictment 04/04/2023 Fox News
Putin’s And Biden’s Chief Political Opponents Are Now Both Under Arrest 04/04/2023 The Federalist
FBI documents associate internet slang like ‘based’ and ‘red pill’ with ‘extremism’ 04/10/2023 New York Post
House Weaponization Committee Subpoenas FBI Director Over Agency Targeting Catholics 04/11/2023 The Federalist
A Prankster’s Conviction Sends A Message: Anti-Regime Speech Is A Crime 04/11/2023 The Federalist
FBI Concocted Plans Known As "Crossfire Hurricane" to Frame Trump As A Russian Agent 04/14/2023 The Federalist
FBI officials repeatedly violated their own standards when they searched a repository of foreign intelligence for information related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack and racial justice protests in 2020 05/19/2023 NBC News
FBI Helps Ukraine Censor Twitter Users and Obtain Their Info 06/07/2023 Aaron Mate, Substack
FBI Groomed Teenager to Become a Terrorist 06/15/2023 The Intercept
FBI Improperly Searched U.S. Senator’s Name in Foreign-Spying Database 07/21/2023 The Wall Street Journal
Mom Accuses FBI Of Entrapping Her 'Neurodiverse' Teenager In Terrorism Scheme 08/01/2023 ZeroHedge
The FBI Has ’50-Percent Rate’ Of Getting Speech Censored From The Internet, 09/25/2023 Daily Caller
FBI refuses to release documents in probe into possible nationwide voter registration fraud 09/26/2023 Just the News
FBI accused of targeting Trump types; agents who served in military deemed ‘disloyal’ 11/10/2023 Washington Time
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