The FBI Story 2016, this year’s collection of news and feature articles from the Bureau’s public website, offers a glimpse of the challenges faced by the FBI. Read about some of the most successful recent investigations and operations, including a nationwide child exploitation sweep that recovered 82 young victims; the dismantling of the vast Avalanche cybercrime network; and the capture and conviction of a foreign “seed spy,” who stole patented corn seeds that contained valuable agricultural trade secrets of American companies.
This edition also features some of the Bureau’s extraordinary capabilities. Learn how the talented people of the FBI Laboratory create facial approximations of unidentified remains to help local investigators solve crimes. Discover how the Victim Assistance Rapid Deployment Team and Crisis Response Canines help crime victims cope with tragedy, and, about the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, which works to stop terrorists and others who seek to bomb, poison, and sicken the innocent. Plus, find articles on FBI history, including a feature on how the Bureau has evolved in the 15 years since the 9/11 attacks.