Senate confirms James B. Comey as next FBI director

Senate confirms James B. Comey as next FBI director

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Monday voted 93-1 to confirm the nomination of James B. Comey to be the next FBI director.

Senate to vote on Obama's pick for FBI director

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee Thursday voted to send the nomination of James B. Comey for the next FBI director to the Senate for a floor vote.
FBI received FAA clearance to fly drones domestically four times

FBI received FAA clearance to fly drones domestically four times

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- The FBI received Federal Aviation Administration clearance to conduct four drone surveillance operations since 2010, administration documents indicate.

FBI interviews marathon bombing suspect's friend in N.H.

MANCHESTER, N.H., May 17 (UPI) -- A Chechen refugee living in New Hampshire said he had "nothing to hide" from FBI agents interviewing him in connection to the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings.

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Woman under consideration to lead FBI

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Lisa Monaco is under consideration by the Obama administration for the position of FBI director, current and past administration officials say.
Panetta to lead U.S. delegation

Panetta to lead U.S. delegation

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- President Obama announced Tuesday Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will lead the U.S. delegation for the funeral of Saudi Prince Nayif bin Abd al-Aziz al-Saud.

Speed Freak investigators ask for FBI help

STOCKTON, Calif., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The San Joaquin County sheriff's office has asked for FBI help in tracking down more human remains left by California's so-called Speed Freak Killers.

Anthrax suspect left no suicide note

FREDERICK, Md., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. Army researcher found dead before formal charges were filed against him for the 2001 anthrax attacks left no suicide note, officials said.

N.Z., FBI grill alleged botnet attacker

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- New Zealand police and the FBI questioned the 18-year-old alleged leader of an international cyber-crime operation affecting computers in the United States.

FBI warns of e-mail scams

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The FBI is telling Americans to be alert for three separate scams when they're checking their e-mails.

FBI director, civil liberties groups meet

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III said Monday the U.S. law enforcement agency has tried to address concerns regarding its anti-terror investigatory tactics.

FBI named in Nigerian e-mail scam

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The FBI is warning U.S. computer users of a threatening Nigerian e-mail scam that claims the recipient will be investigated by the FBI if they don't respond.

FBI rapped for terrorism wiretap backlog

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- The FBI has failed to review more than 8,000 hours of counterterrorism wiretaps, more than doubling its backlog, a report says.

Negroponte to help choose FBI official

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The director of national intelligence John D. Negroponte will help choose a powerful intelligence chief at the F.B.I., U.S. officials say.
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Robert S. Mueller III
FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III, answers a reporters question during a visit to the St. Louis FBI Office in St. Louis on December 17, 2003. Mueller is in St. Louis to thanks local law enforcement officals and St. Louis FBI Office workers for their service and hard work since the September 11th attacks. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) is the current Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Mueller was born in 1944 in New York City to Alice C. Truesdale and Robert Swan Mueller. He grew up outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A 1962 graduate of St. Paul's School, he went on to graduate from Princeton University in 1966, earned a master's degree in international relations at New York University in 1967, and obtained his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Prior to earning his law degree, Mueller joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served as an officer for three years, leading a rifle platoon of the 3rd Marine Division during the Vietnam War. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals, the Purple Heart and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

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