200 episodes

Jerri Williams is a retired FBI agent and author on a mission to show the public who the FBI is and what the FBI does by conducting interviews with retired FBI agents about their most intriguing and high-profiled cases, reviewing how the FBI is portrayed in books, TV, and movies, and recommending crime fiction and dramas. Photos and links to articles about the cases and violations discussed can be found in the show notes for each episode at jerriwilliams.com.

FBI Retired Case File Review Jerri Williams

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Jerri Williams is a retired FBI agent and author on a mission to show the public who the FBI is and what the FBI does by conducting interviews with retired FBI agents about their most intriguing and high-profiled cases, reviewing how the FBI is portrayed in books, TV, and movies, and recommending crime fiction and dramas. Photos and links to articles about the cases and violations discussed can be found in the show notes for each episode at jerriwilliams.com.

    Episode 196: Doug Davis – FBI Fugitives in Mexico, UFAP

    Episode 196: Doug Davis – FBI Fugitives in Mexico, UFAP

    Retired agent Doug Davis reviews five different fugitive cases, explains the Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution (UFAP) warrant process, and the differences in having a fugitive deported or extradited from Mexico back to the US to face justice. He found the assignment to be one of his most rewarding.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 195: Joe Bushner – Congressman James Traficant, Bribery and Corruption

    Episode 195: Joe Bushner – Congressman James Traficant, Bribery and Corruption

    Joe Bushner reviews his investigation of Congressman James Traficant, indicted on 10 charges, including bribery, racketeering and tax evasion. This was the second time Traficant was charged with being corrupt. Traficant, a colorful public official known for his outrageous behavior and language, represented himself during both federal trials.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 194: Tim Gannon and Bob Burda – Bank Robbery, Fort Bragg Murder-for-Hire

    Episode 194: Tim Gannon and Bob Burda – Bank Robbery, Fort Bragg Murder-for-Hire

    Bob Burda and Tim Gannon review a Fayetteville, North Carolina bank robbery case that, based on information received from a confidential source, morphed into a murder-for-hire investigation. After the arrest and subsequent confession of one of the bank robbers, the murder victim’s body was recovered from a shallow grave on the wooded reserves of Fort Bragg, an Army base near Fayetteville.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 193: Peter Ahearn – Lackawanna Six, Buffalo JTTF

    Episode 193: Peter Ahearn – Lackawanna Six, Buffalo JTTF

    Former Buffalo Division SAC Peter Ahearn reviews the Lackawanna Six terrorism case and provides insight into the challenges of managing a major international terrorism investigation initiated just a few months before the terrorists attacks of September 11, 2001. The case was initiated after an anonymous letter was received claiming that several individuals residing in Lackawanna, New York, had attended training camps in Afghanistan operated by Osama Bin Laden.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Episode 192: Kenneth Williams - Phoenix Memo, Phoenix Mountain Arsonist

    Episode 192: Kenneth Williams - Phoenix Memo, Phoenix Mountain Arsonist

    Ken Williams reviews the events that led him to write what is now known as the “Phoenix Memo” and his work on the Phoenix Mountain Arsonist case. Ken authored the Phoenix Memo prior to the 9/11 terror attacks. The five-page communication issued a warning to the intelligence community that Al-Qaeda members were training in the civil aviation community in the United States. Following the September 11, 2001 attacks, his memo became public and received intensive attention from national news media.

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Episode 191: Q. John Tamm – Frank Sheeran, The Irishman

    Episode 191: Q. John Tamm – Frank Sheeran, The Irishman

    John Tamm reviews his racketeering investigation of teamster union official Frank Sheeran and the accuracy of the movie The Irishman, specifically addressing Sheeran’s claims that he killed Jimmy Hoffa and was a hitman for the mob. Tamm is a recognized expert on labor racketeering matters.

    • 1 hr 28 min

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