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Whistleblower: Qatar Set To Lose 2022 World Cup

Qatar’s FIFA bribes have come home to roost. According to a whistleblower who gave the FBI details on the scam in which Qatari billionaires bribed FIFA officials to get them to assign the 2022 World Cup finals to their country, the match is likely to be moved from Qatar to another country. Read more

Sister of Another Alleged Dennis Hastert Sex Abuse Victim Says FBI Questioned Her

A woman says the FBI interviewed her last month about her allegations that Dennis Hastert, the wrestling coach who would become speaker of the House, had a relationship with her brother while the brother was in high school. Read more

Ex-FBI Agent Accused of Pocketing Cash During Drug Raids

A former FBI special agent is accused of pocketing more than $100,000 while executing search warrants during drug investigations in California, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Read more

Officials: China Suspected of US Data Breach Affecting Millions

The Obama administration is scrambling to assess the impact of a massive data breach, suspected to have originated in China, involving the agency that handles security clearances and employee records, U.S. officials said Thursday. Read more

FBI: Original Target of Boston Terror Cell Was Pamela Geller

The knife-wielding terror suspect who was shot and killed by law enforcement outside Boston early Tuesday originally targeted the activist behind last month’s “Draw Muhammad” cartoon competition before turning his sights on local police, according to several published reports. Read more

FBI’s FIFA Investigation Said To Include Qatar, Russia World Cup Bids

The FBI’s investigation of soccer governing body FIFA includes scrutiny of how the organization awarded the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 competition to Qatar, a U.S. law enforcement official said on Wednesday. Read more

Boston – Man Under Surveillance By Terror Investigators Is Killed

Boston – A man under surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed outside a pharmacy Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a city police officer and an FBI agent, police Commissioner William Evans said. Read more

Pakistan Seeks FBI Help To Investigate Firm Accused of Faking Diplomas

Pakistan has asked U.S. authorities to help it investigate Axact, a software firm accused of earning millions of dollars from the international sale of bogus university degrees online, officials said on Wednesday. Read more

FBI: Threats Made Against Multiple Planes To NYC Area Airports

NEW YORK – U.S. military jets escorted an Air France airliner to New York’s Kennedy Airport after a threat was made against the flight. As many as five other planes were also checked for possible threats on the ground. Authorities say it all may have been a hoax but mentioned they aren’t taking any chances. Read more

FBI Joins Amtrak Crash Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board says it’s examining damage on the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia to see if it was hit by an object. Read more