- Federal Bureau of Investigation: the federal agency charged with investigations for the Attorney General and with safeguarding national security.
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Examples from the Web for fbi
The FBI has also been searching its records for any information that could assist the French investigation, a spokesperson added.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre
Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef
January 8, 2015
Whatever the FBI says, the truthers will create alternative hypotheses that try to challenge the ‘official story.’Was Sony Hit With a Second Hack?
January 8, 2015
The FBI raided his home in 2000 with an affidavit questioning his use of $200,000 from his white supremacist fundraising.The Price of Steve Scalise’s Silence
January 7, 2015
Faal told the FBI that his group was trying “restore democracy to The Gambia and improve the lives of its people.”
The Amazon biography for an author named Papa Faal mentions both Gambia and lists a military record that matches the FBI report.
It is often suggested that investigation by the FBI might be the answer.The Invisible Government
When the time was right, when he had the story locked, he'd go to the FBI with it.Ten From Infinity
Paul W. Fairman
He would be out of business soon, once the FBI agent had got there.The Perfectionists
Maybe all this about being an FBI agent was just a figment of his imagination.
He couldn't let the police get the wrong impression of FBI agents.
- Federal Bureau of Investigation; an agency of the Justice Department responsible for investigating violations of Federal laws
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Word Origin and History for fbi
U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, formed 1935 from the former United States Bureau of Investigation (1908).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper