In 1975, Philip Agee broke the omertà that he had with the Central Intelligence Agency and wrote Inside the Company. The book exposed many of the CIA’s clandestine officers and a network of paid informants. The U.S Dept of Justice wanted to prosecute Philip Agee as a spy, and tasked the FBI with developing a ...
On the evening of March 8, 1971, a group that called themselves the Citizens Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into a small FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania and stole over a 1000 documents that detailed the FBI’s program called, COINTELPRO. The FBI immediately began a massive investigation to find and prosecute the burglars. 42 ...
Ralph Capone was an older brother of notorious gangster Al Capone. Much like his younger brother, he was ultimately convicted of tax evasion and was sentenced to three years in prison. The FBI files detail his other “business ventures” which included his investments in legitimate hotels and his cigarette vending rackets. We want to thank ...
Judith Exner claimed to be the mistress of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and several underworld figures. Coincidentally, the files that the FBI maintained on her are related to her FOIA fight to obtain her FBI file.
Gregg Bergersen, a civilian Pentagon worker with a high-security clearance, volunteers to provide information to the Chinese spy, Tai Shen Kuo. Bergersen served almost five years in federal prison for communicating national defense information. Kuo, a naturalized American citizen, was given 15 years for espionage. Both men pleaded guilty after being shown the tape and ...
Large Volume of Historical FBI Files Now Available Ivan Greenberg Two large collections of declassified FBI files recently have become available to researchers, which should be of immense interest to anyone writing about social movements and politics. Ernie Lazar has requested FBI security files for more than 30 years under the Freedom of Information Act ...
Congressman Tim Lee Carter served Kentucky’s 5th District from 1965 until 1981. He was one of the first Republican Congressmen to openly advocate for the U.S to end the war in Vietnam. His FBI file pertains to his beliefs that his personal home phone was being tapped.
Robert Maheu was a very interesting character. He was a former FBI agent, CIA contract officer, private investigator and confidant to Howard Hughes.
Grove Press developed a specialty of distributing avant-garde books. The FBI in turn maintained a file of the firm and it’s owners.
In 1920 the U.S Naval oil reserve in Teapot Dome, Wyoming was leased to several oil companies for drilling by the Secretary of the Interior, Albert Fall. Fall received substantial gifts in exchange for the lucrative leases to drill for oil in the area earmarked for the U.S Navy. Albert Fall became the first cabinet ...
Gerald Vincent Bull was a Canadian engineer who developed long-range artillery. He designed the Project Babylon “Supergun” for the Iraqi government. Bull was assassinated outside his apartment in Brussels, Belgium in March 1990, his killer/s have never been caught.
William Moses Kunstler was a American attorney who represented many of America’s “Radicals”, which thoroughly pissed the FBI off. He was constantly surrounded by informants and undercover FBI agents, who reported on his near every move.
The “Ash Report” was a comparison study of the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation written in 1977. The study advocated for FBI to absorb the DEA and take control of the American War on Drugs. The report’s ultimate findings were that the FBI was unwilling to get into the “dirty business” ...
Robert Philip Hanssen was an FBI agent who spied for the Russian intelligence services against the United States for 22 years from 1979 to 2001. The file below details his correspondence between himself and his Russian handlers.
Walter Edward Washington was the first Mayor of Washington, D.C. The FBI briefly investigated him for bribery but ultimately could not secure an indictment. Mr. Washington was also investigated by the FBI for an unknown Presidential appointed position. The FBI also began a brief investigation against the Black Panthers for an alleged threat against Walter ...
This file pertains to an FBI investigation of Chicago’s Foreman Union 1001 and it’s ties to Organized Crime.
Frank “The Enforcer” Nitto, was an Italian American gangster who later replaced Al Capone as the Chicago Outfit’s top man. Thefbifiles.com would like to thank the source of this file and many like it that will be published soon.
Vittorio Vidali was a Stalinist assassin. http://thefbifiles.com/Vittorio%20Vidali.pdf
Norman Mailer was a Pulitzer prize winning American author. He was highly critical of the FBI and many of the U.S. Governments domestic and foreign policies.
Charles Bukowski was an American Poet. The movie, Barfly which was released in 1987, is a semi-autobiographical film written by Bukowski.
“Project 908″ was a classified continuity of government project developed in the early 1980′s. The FBI was tasked with finding locations throughout the United States for use in the event of a national disaster, such as nuclear war. 212-HQ-185 Sec 4 — Section 2 212-HQ-185 Sec 4 — Section 1 212-HQ-185 Sec 3 — Section ...
The Youth International Party, was a youth-oriented, counter cultural movement born in the 1960s. It’s members were commonly referred to as “Yippies”.
Amtorg was the common name of the Amtorg Trading Corporation, an American company established in New York in the early 1920′s. It provided cover for Soviet intelligence operations in the United States.
Lulz Security, commonly abbreviated as LulzSec, was a computer hacktivist group that claimed responsibility for several high profile attacks which included HBGary, Fox News, and others.
Anthony Mirra was an Italian-American mobster and foot soldier for the Bonanno crime family. He was suspected in the deaths of upwards of 40 people. He was murdered in 1982 in New York City.
Thanks to The Salt Lake Tribune for submitting the following FBI Files pertaining to the 2002 Olympic Games. FBI files on the 2002 Olympics – Section 1 FBI files on the 2002 Olympics – Section 3 FBI files on the 2002 Olympics – Section 4 FBI files on the 2002 Olympics – Section 10
The SAM Survey was an FBI project that began in 1958 that combed through hundreds of thousands of Air Mail letters and packages destined for cities in Europe in the hopes of discovering spies operating within the United States. If a letter or package met the FBI’s criteria of suspicion, the letter was surreptitiously opened, ...
The FBI’s Sentinel Case Management System is the replacement for the Automated Case Support System. Contained within this file are screenshots of Sentinel and a few pages from the user guide.
On October 7, 1985 the cruise vessel Achille Lauro was hijacked off the coast of Egypt by the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF).
FBI file pertaining to an Threat/Extortion attempt against the Nazi Hunter Simon Wiesenthal.
FBI documents pertaining to a few insane rantings of a Peanuts fan sent to Charles Schulz. This file is worth reading.
Edward Lee Howard was a CIA Officer who defected to the Soviet Union in 1985 after evading FBI surveillance. He was wanted by the FBI until his death in 2002 for suspected Espionage. 65A-590 Section 6 65A-590 Section 5 65A-590 Section 4 65A-590 Section 3 65A-590 Section 2 65A-590 Section 1 65A-590- Loose Pages Section ...
George Wilcken Romney was an American businessman and Republican Party politician. He was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from 1954 to 1962, the 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969, and the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973. He is the father of former Governor of ...
Howard Zinn was an American academic historian, author, playwright, and social activist.
Former Ambassador James Lilley.
Author and general pain in the FBI’s ass.
Sukarno was the first President of Indonesia.
FBI file pertaining to Microdot Technologies.
Raisa Gorbachev was the wife of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Don’t bother reading the file. The FBI managed to redact every single page.
Anthony Pinelli was the former Organized Crime boss of Northwestern Indiana. Total Page Count: 1,158 92-CG-679 Section 1 92-CG-679 Section 2 92-CG-679 Section 3 92-CG-679 Section 4
FBI file pertaining to a Airline Bomb Threat Investigation. FBI File Page Count: 2 149-HQ-9602
FBI file pertaining to Frank Clifton Bossard who was a British Secret Intelligence Service agent who spied for the Soviet Union in the 1960s. 65-HQ-69405