China’s Goal? To Become the World’s Dominant Superpower, FBI Boss Warns

Beware China’s ambition. Amy Hess, boss of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s cyber division, warned a room of business executives about the various threats China poses to American interests on stage at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo., on Wednesday. Her team is responsible for pursuing criminals and nation state actors who are targeting—and […]

uBiome Has a Leadership Problem Amid FBI Woes: Brainstorm Health

Happy Monday, readers! The Wall Street Journal and Business Insider report that uBiome, a lab testing and gut science startup that’s brushed up against FBI investigations over alleged billing shenanigans, is grappling with yet another set of executive shakeups. John Rakow, the company’s general counsel who’s served as interim CEO for all of two months, […]

Domestic Terrorism Is On the Rise. But How Prepared Is the U.S. to Counter It?

The 2017 Las Vegas shooting that left 58 concertgoers dead. The 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that killed 11 worshippers. The 2015 San Bernardino shooting in which 14 people were fatally gunned down by a couple armed with semi-automatic weapons. All of these attacks are defined under U.S. Code as acts of terrorism. But only those […]

Federal Government Reportedly Tracked Immigration Activists, Lawyers, and Journalists in Secret Database

The federal government has been secretly tracking immigration activists, lawyers, and journalists covering the topic, KNSD-TV, an NBC station in San Diego, reported on Wednesday evening. Leaked documents from a Homeland Security source showed that the U.S. created and maintained a secret database of activists, journalists, and social media influencers the government had associated with […]

The FBI’s New Miami-Based ‘Anti-Bribery Squad’ Will Focus on South America

The FBI has launched a new anti-bribery squad with the goal of cracking down on money laundering and bribes to overseas governments, the AP reports. The new group of agents will be based in Miami and will help the agency root out foreign corruption in the city, as well as South America. The FBI already […]