329 episodes

Have you ever thought how cool it would be to eavesdrop on the FBI? On FBI Retired Case File Review, host Jerri Williams, a retired agent herself, is on a mission to show you who the FBI is and what the FBI does by interviewing her former Bureau colleagues who share personal stories about the Bureau's most intriguing and high-profile cases, as well as many you've never heard of. Listen in on their conversations and experience what it’s like to hunt down a serial killer or terrorist, catch a spy during an espionage case, comb through a file cabinet of incriminating documents in a corruption investigation, or sit on a wire and conduct a physical surveillance to gather evidence of drug trafficking or organized crime. Investigate the show at https://jerriwilliams.com/.

FBI Retired Case File Review Jerri Williams

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Have you ever thought how cool it would be to eavesdrop on the FBI? On FBI Retired Case File Review, host Jerri Williams, a retired agent herself, is on a mission to show you who the FBI is and what the FBI does by interviewing her former Bureau colleagues who share personal stories about the Bureau's most intriguing and high-profile cases, as well as many you've never heard of. Listen in on their conversations and experience what it’s like to hunt down a serial killer or terrorist, catch a spy during an espionage case, comb through a file cabinet of incriminating documents in a corruption investigation, or sit on a wire and conduct a physical surveillance to gather evidence of drug trafficking or organized crime. Investigate the show at https://jerriwilliams.com/.

    321: Frank Figliuzzi – Highway Serial Killings Initiative, Long Haul

    321: Frank Figliuzzi – Highway Serial Killings Initiative, Long Haul

    Retired agent Frank Figliuzzi reviews the FBI’s Highway Serial Killings Initiative, a special unit that tracks the victims of serial murderers picked up at truck stops in one jurisdiction, sexually assaulted and murdered in another, and dumped along a highway in a third location. Frank shares how the transient nature of the offenders and the multiple jurisdictions involved make these cases incredibly difficult to solve and his journey to learn more about the victims and better understand the life of a trucker in his new book, Long Haul: Hunting the Highway Serial Killers. Retired agent Frank Figliuzzi served 25 years in the FBI. 
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    320: Mario Tariche and Raquel Cicini - Cocaine Cowboys, Operation RECOIL (Part 2)

    320: Mario Tariche and Raquel Cicini - Cocaine Cowboys, Operation RECOIL (Part 2)

    In Part 2 of this two-part episode, retired agents Mario Tariche and Raquel “Rocky” Cicini continue their review of Operation RECOIL, the investigation of Cocaine Cowboys Willy Falcon and Sal Magluta, to include their work with key cooperating witness Marilyn Bonachea. This case was memorialized in the Netflix series “Cocaine Cowboys Kings of Miami,” during which Mario and Rocky were interviewed.
     
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    • 1 hr 40 min
    319: Mario Tariche and Raquel Cicini - Cocaine Cowboys, Operation RECOIL (Part 1)

    319: Mario Tariche and Raquel Cicini - Cocaine Cowboys, Operation RECOIL (Part 1)

    In Part 1 of this two-part episode, retired agents Mario Tariche and Raquel “Rocky” Cicini review their investigation of Willy Falcon, Sal Magluta, aka The Cocaine Cowboys and others, which resulted in the dismantlement of the largest drug trafficking organization in South Florida and provided the evidence of jury tampering and bribery in the acquittal verdict received in a prior drug case against the defendants. The case was code-named Operation RECOIL, an acronym for Racketeering, Execution, Corruption, Obstruction of Justice, Intimidation of Witnesses, and Laundering of Money. The case was memorialized in the Netflix series “Cocaine Cowboys Kings of Miami,” during which Mario and Rocky were interviewed.
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    318: Lisa Bailey – Clay and Bones, FBI Forensic Artist

    318: Lisa Bailey – Clay and Bones, FBI Forensic Artist

    Retired FBI forensic artist Lisa Bailey reviews the FBI’s forensic facial approximation program, where she used skulls and anthropologist reports to create sculptures of unidentified individuals to help investigators seeking the public’s assistance in solving cold cases. She also reviews the 5-year research project she launched on behalf of the FBI at the University of Tennessee’s “Body Farm,” which resulted in the Bureau’s 3D digital and photographic forensic art reference collection of over 100 contemporary skulls.  Lisa Bailey served in the FBI for 18 years.
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    FBI Retired Case File Review Live! in Philadelphia

    FBI Retired Case File Review Live! in Philadelphia

    FBI Retired Case File Review Live! was held on April 28 at the Punch Line comedy club in Philadelphia. This episode is the audio recorded during the live event. My on stage guests included retired agent Scott Duffey and his partner retired ATF special agent Terrance Mortimer, who take us behind the scenes of an unbelievable investigation they investigated, involving a nearly 2-decade-old unsolved homicide tenaciously pursued with the Philadelphia Police Department. During the second half of the live show, Scott and Terry joined a panel of retired agents for a “Ask Us Anything” Q & A session. Special thanks to the previous guests of FBI Retired Case File Review who took part in the panel discussion, Darin Werkmeister, Richard Macko, James J. Klaver, William Grace, Steve Heaney, Kathryn Lambert, and Jeffrey Covington.  
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    • 1 hr 44 min
    Chris Campion – Jaycee Dugard, Child Abduction Case

    Chris Campion – Jaycee Dugard, Child Abduction Case

    Retired agent Chris Campion reviews the Jaycee Dugard child abduction case, and his time investigating her disappearance throughout the 18 years she was missing. Chris and his FBI colleagues and local law enforcement partners diligently pursued viable leads from the day Jaycee was taken in 1991 right up to that day in 2009, when she was miraculously recovered. Chris also reviews how the FBI helped Jaycee and her daughters re-enter life. This is Chris’s first time talking publicly about the case. Chris Campion served in the FBI for 25 years.
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    • 1 hr 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.9K Ratings

1.9K Ratings

Georgia Boy US sailorman ,

Wow

First let me congratulate you on the fine podcast that you have brought to life. Jerri brings on fabulous guests that are nothing short of heroes. We would never know about these people or their terrifying or just crazy experiences or stories. Thank you Jerri for making sure these people get some of the recognition they deserve and their experiences are preserved for history and future generations. Thank you Jerri for your service to our great nation and your contributions to make the FBI better. I truly appreciate you. Love it.

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Glitch with latest episode 5/29/24

Halfway through the episode just stops.

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Entertaining and thorough

Fascinating podcast that is a joy to listen to with thorough research and storytelling.
The one star ratings are nonsense.

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