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John Doe 28

The FBI is seeking the public’s help to stop a child predator

The unidentified individual the FBI is seeking is known only as John Doe 28. Video of the man engaging in sexually explicit activities with a young boy was discovered online in November 2012 by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), an organization that works closely with the Bureau to stop child predators.

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FBI arrest man for making threats against Gabbard

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A man who has been harassing and threatening Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for several years was arrested Wednesday in Mexico. The U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Washington Field Office Assistant Director in Charge Valerie Parlave announced the arrest of 43-year-old Aniruddha Sherbow. Sherbow was arrested Wednesday, […]

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Kona man convicted of federal drug offenses

MEDIA RELEASE A federal jury has found Uiki Teaupa, 42, of Kona, guilty of two drug conspiracy and distribution offenses involving more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, according to the FBI. Teaupa will face a sentence of at least 10 years, and up to life imprisonment, when he is sentenced July 8 by U.S. District […]

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Federal grand jury indicts 8 for gambling

MEDIA RELEASE Vida G. Bottom, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Harry S. Kubojiri, police chief of the Hawaii Police Department; Kenneth J. Hines, special agent in charge of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation; and Florence T. Nakakuni, U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii, announced that law enforcement officers have […]

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FBI releases 2011 statistics on officers killed, assaulted

MEDIA RELEASE According to the FBI, 72 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2011. Another 53 officers died in accidents while performing their duties, and 54,774 officers were assaulted in the line of duty. Comprehensive tabular data about these incidents and brief narratives describing the fatal attacks are included […]

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FBI releases 2011 crime statistics

MEDIA RELEASE According to the figures released Monday by the FBI, the estimated number of violent crimes in 2011 declined for the fifth consecutive year. Property crimes also decreased, marking the ninth straight year that the collective estimates for these offenses declined. The 2011 statistics show the estimated volumes of violent and property crimes declined […]

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Pahoa man in court on child pornography charges

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A Pahoa man sought by the FBI on child pornography charges was arrested Wednesday and appeared Thursday in U.S. District Court in Honolulu. John Tucker, 56, was arrested for allegedly producing and distributing child pornography in Hilo after police executed a search warrant at the bed-and-breakfast in Leilani Estates he runs with […]

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Suspected child sexual abuser sought by FBI

MEDIA RELEASE Vida G. Bottom, Special Agent in Charge of the Honolulu Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is seeking the public’s help in providing information that may identify an unknown male suspected of child sexual exploitation, possibly on the Big Island. The suspect first came to the FBI’s attention in 2010 when […]

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FBI manhunt intensifies for Hawaii fugitive couple

In April 2009, John and Julieann Dimitrion pled guilty to operating a fraud scheme in which they used their companies to convince distressed homeowners to relinquish their homes with the promise of improving the victims’ financial position. They promised to invest the proceeds of the home sales, but, instead, the Dimitrions used….

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FBI releases preliminary annual crime statistics for 2011

FBI releases preliminary annual crime statistics for 2011

MEDIA RELEASE According to the FBI’s Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, the nation experienced a 4.0 percent decrease in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2011 when compared with data from 2010. The report is based on information the FBI gathered from 14,009 law […]

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The Grandparent Scam: Don’t let it happen to you

The Grandparent Scam: Don’t let it happen to you

MEDIA RELEASE You’re a grandparent, and you get a phone call or an e-mail from someone who identifies himself as your grandson. “I’ve been arrested in another country,” he says, “and need money wired quickly to pay my bail. And oh by the way, don’t tell my mom or dad because they’ll only get upset!” […]

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FBI honors Hawaii Internet Safety Awards Program

FBI honors Hawaii Internet Safety Awards Program

MEDIA RELEASE The FBI’s Honolulu Division has honored the Hawaii Internet Safety Awards (ISA) Program, the state’s largest Internet safety awareness program. The ISA Program began as a partnership between the Honolulu InfraGard chapter, the state Department of Education, and a variety of private sector sponsors, including Microsoft, MySpace, First Hawaiian Bank, Sprint, and others. […]

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Counterfeit check used in scam

Honolulu FBI warns against work-from-home scams, fake checks sent out

The Honolulu FBI has seen a recent uptick in complaints regarding this type of scam in which a job-seeker responds to an unsolicited e-mail or Internet posting seeking employees to work from home. After a brief job screening period, the worker receives a check and is ordered to negotiate the check in their bank account, […]

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Woman guilty of embezzlement from isle bank branch

Woman guilty of embezzlement from isle bank branch

MEDIA RELEASE Lani Ann Miho, 52, has pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge J. Michael Seabright to the charge of bank embezzlement. She faces a maximum penalty of up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000 when she is sentenced by Seabright on June 4, 2012. Florence T. Nakakuni, U.S. […]

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