ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent

Texas Attack Spurs Increase of FBI Surveillance on ‘Marginal’ Terror Threats

abcnews.go.com — The FBI has ordered more U.S. terror suspects be put under 24/7 surveillance in the wake of the Garland, Texas shooting and a renewed emphasis by ISIS and other terror groups for potential American recruits to launch attacks at home, according to three FBI officials. The officials told ABC News...

Clinton Foundation Taking $$ From Accused Rights Violator

abcnews.go.com — This story is the first in a series of joint Money Trail investigations by ABC News and Yahoo News that will appear during the 2016 Presidential campaign cycle.] Former President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation's Global Initiative are being hosted this week at a five-star luxury hotel in...

The American Terror Recruiter’s Link to Texas Shooting

abcnews.go.com — A mysterious ISIS recruiter known online as "Miski" was in close and repeated social media contact with Elton Simpson for months before the Sunday attack in Garland, Texas, an ABC News investigation has found. Miski is well known to FBI officials who say his real name is Muhammed Hassan, a fugitive since 2009 when he fled Minneapolis as a teenager to join terror groups in Africa.

FBI obtains messages from Elton Simpson, Garland shooting suspect

abc15.com — Private Twitter messages written by one of the suspects in the weeks before the Garland, Texas shooting Sunday reveal a man who had turned against his country. "Soon you won't be able to live in America as a Muslim. The noose is tightening," Elton Simpson wrote in a March 14 message seen by the FBI and obtained by ABC News.

Garland Shooting Suspect's Private Messages: 'The Noose Is Tightening'

abcnews.go.com — Private Twitter messages written by one of the suspects in the weeks before the Garland, Texas shooting Sunday reveal a man who had turned against his country. "Soon you won't be able to live in America as a Muslim. The noose is tightening," Elton Simpson wrote in a March 14 message seen by the FBI...

Garland Shooting Suspect Elton Simpson's Father: ‘My Son Made a Bad Choice’

abcnews.go.com — The father of one of the suspected gunman in the Garland, Texas shooting told ABC News today that his son "made a bad choice." "We are Americans and we believe in America," Dunston Simpson said. "What my son did reflects very badly on my family." Simpson's son, Elton, was identified earlier today...

Phoenix man linked to Texas shooting

abc15.com — One of the suspects in the shooting in Garland, Texas, late Sunday has been identified as Elton Simpson, a Phoenix man who was previously the subject of a terror investigation, according to a senior FBI official.

Official: One of Texas Shooting Suspects ID'd

abcnews.go.com — One of the suspects in the shooting in Garland, Texas, late Sunday has been identified as Elton Simpson, an Arizona man who was previously the subject of a terror investigation, according to a senior FBI official. Overnight and today FBI agents and a bomb squad were at Simpson's home in an...

Official: One of Texas Shooting Suspects IDed

abcnews.go.com — One of the suspects in the shooting in Garland, Texas late Sunday has been identified as Elton Simpson, an Arizona man who was previously the subject of a terror investigation, according to a senior FBI official. Overnight and today FBI agents and a bomb squad were at Simpson's home in an apartment...

Feds Subpoena Documents From Maker of Suspect Guardrails

abcnews.go.com — Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed 16 years-worth of documents from the maker of a controversial highway guardrail system blamed by accident victims for a series of serious injuries and deaths. Trinity Industries received the subpoena Tuesday from federal prosecutors in Boston, according to a company filing with the Securities Exchange Commission.
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May 21, 2015

RT @ABCInvestigates: The @ABCNewsFixer w tips on how to avoid parking tickets & what to do if you get one unfairly: abcn.ws/1IReh95

May 20, 2015

RT @ABCInvestigates: The books that Osama bin Laden was apparently reading before death abcn.ws/1R3gIrQ via @ABC pic.twitter.com/eOYjlaHWjk

May 20, 2015

RT @ABCInvestigates: US intel releases "sizeable tranche" of docs recovered from Bin Ladens' compound abcn.ws/1R3gIrQ via @LMartinezABC @leeferran

May 20, 2015

RT @leeferran: Report: Top Pentagon Aide Aimed to ‘Slow Roll’ Afghanistan Investigation - @ABC News abcn.ws/1GoiUH6

May 19, 2015

RT @ABCInvestigates: Lawmaker: US "looking into" possibility ISIS figure was given female American hostage as forced bride abcn.ws/1HsV3aT via @meekwire

May 16, 2015

RT @ABCInvestigates: Official: suspected Sayyaf was the ISIS leader who had been given Mueller as a forced bride or slave - t.co/n8gddCJuj0 via @meekwire

May 15, 2015

RT @ABCInvestigates: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's father to @ABC on death sentence: "We will fight. We will fight until the end." abcn.ws/1FoYi2E

May 15, 2015

Verdict reached in #BostonMarathon penalty phase. jury to announce life or death for Tsarnaev 3pm - abcn.ws/1FoYi2E

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