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August 6, 2020

Indiana Man Charged with Hate Crime for Making Racially-Motivated Threats Towards Black Neighbor, and With Unlawful Possession of Firearms


August 5, 2020

Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening to Burn Down African American Church


August 5, 2020

Rhode Island Man Sentenced for Threatening Massachusetts Professor


July 14, 2020

Former Atomwaffen Division Leader Pleads Guilty to Swatting Conspiracy


July 9, 2020

Federal Grand Jury in El Paso Returns Superseding Indictment in August 2019 Walmart Shooting


June 30, 2020

New York Man Arrested for Hate Crime


June 26, 2020

Local Man Arrested for Lying About Marion Cross Burning, Interfering with Fair Housing Based on Race


June 23, 2020

East Longmeadow Man Indicted on Charges of Attempted Arson at Longmeadow Senior Health Care Facility


June 23, 2020

Maximum Prison Term Given to Man for Making Online Threats to Injure and Kill Hispanics


June 23, 2020

Joint Statement from U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp, Jr. Regarding the Noose Found in NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace’s Garage at Talladega Superspeedway


June 22, 2020

Statement from U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town Regarding the Noose Found in NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace’s Garage at Talladega Superspeedway


June 19, 2020

Juneteenth Message from Civil Rights Division Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband


June 17, 2020

El Paso Man Faces Federal Charge of Posting Threatening Communications over the Internet


June 16, 2020

Joint Statement by U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox and Senior Advisor to the Office of the Assistant Attorney General Office of Justice Programs Bill Woolf before the Senate Judiciary Committee


June 12, 2020

Man Arrested for Threatening to Burn Down African American Church


May 19, 2020

Central California Federal Law Enforcement Leaders Address Discrimination During the Coronavirus Pandemic


May 19, 2020

Eastern California Federal Law Enforcement Leaders Affirm Importance of Protecting Civil Rights Amid Coronavirus Pandemic


May 12, 2020

Missouri Man Indicted for Hate Crime and Arson Charges


May 1, 2020

Justice Department Charges Two Defendants with Carjacking and Carrying a Firearm in Relation to a Crime of Violence in Connection with the Death of Two Transgender Individuals


April 30, 2020

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Racially-Motivated Interference with Election in Charlottesville, Virginia and Cyberstalking in Florida


April 24, 2020

Southern California Federal Law Enforcement Leaders Affirm Importance of Protecting Civil Rights Amid Coronavirus Pandemic


April 24, 2020

Georgia Federal law enforcement leaders address discrimination amid Coronavirus pandemic


April 22, 2020

Chairwoman of the Madina Institute and Mosque Receives FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award


April 15, 2020

East Longmeadow Man Charged with Attempted Arson at Longmeadow Assisted Living Residential Facility


April 15, 2020

Federal Law Enforcement Leaders Affirm Importance of Protecting Civil Rights Amid Coronavirus Pandemic


April 7, 2020

Coronavirus is No Excuse for Hate

... country’s often forgotten history of discrimination and hate crimes committed against Asians, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. As ... this history. Unfortunately, I have received reports that hate crimes in this country against Asians, Asian-Americans and Pacific ...


April 6, 2020

U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald And Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison Announce Joint Minnesota COVID-19 Action Team

... criminal behavior, scams, price-gouging, cybercrimes, hate crimes, or other unlawful activity to the Minnesota Attorney General’s ... Minnesota. Additionally, any instances of COVID-19-related hate crimes targeting specific communities and threats to and assaults upon law ...


March 31, 2020

United States Attorney Matthew Schneider Provides Coronavirus Prosecution Guide to State and Local Law Enforcement


March 30, 2020

Lehighton Man Charged With Internet Threats


March 17, 2020

Southwest Washington man charged with making anti-Semitic threats against neighbor


March 10, 2020

Biddeford, Maine Man Convicted of Hate Crime Assaults


February 26, 2020

Brooklyn Man Arrested For Making Race-Based Threats Of Violence


February 26, 2020

Confronting the Rise in Anti-Semitic Domestic Terrorism


February 26, 2020

Arrests in four states of racially motivated violent extremists targeting journalists and activists


February 20, 2020

Utah Man Convicted on Hate Crime Charges After Attacking Three Men with a Metal Pole


February 10, 2020

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to Burning Three Baptist Churches in St. Landry Parish


February 6, 2020

Remarks by Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Announcing the United States v. Patrick Wood Crusius Indictment


February 6, 2020

Texas Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Firearm Offenses Related to August 3, 2019, Mass-Shooting in El Paso


February 5, 2020

FBI Oversight


January 28, 2020

Brooklyn Woman Charged with Federal Hate Crimes for Anti-Semitic Attacks During Hanukkah


January 17, 2020

Oak Creek Man Arrested For Conspiracy to Violate Citizens' Rights in Connection with Racine Synagogue Vandalism


January 16, 2020

Superseding Indictment Charges Man for Making Threats Against a Maryland Synagogue


January 10, 2020

California Woman Charged with Hate Crime for Threatening to Bomb Catholic Prep School


January 9, 2020

Orange County Man Charged with Additional Federal Hate Crimes for December 28, 2019, Machete Attack at Rabbi’s Home

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