A Federal Crime is a crime which is being prosecuted
in Federal Court - also called a United States
District Court. Federal criminal investigations are
conducted by the FBI (Federal Bureau of
Investigation) and prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's
How do I know that my case is a federal case?
When does the FBI decide to investigate a
matter rather than the local or state police?
What should I do if the FBI is investigating
me or trying to contact me?
What are the categories of federal crimes?