"New" FBI adds 63 offices overseas extending its reach into 180 countries
The FBI's power to arrest is no longer limited to the U.S. They have 63 offices overseas with reach into 180 countries, according to the FBI.
When did Congress approve the FBI's expansion of its offices and authority overseas?
Here are the FBI's eleven offices in Europe:
American Embassy: 011-49-30-238-5174
American Consulate: 011-49-69-7535-0
Nations covered: Germany
American Embassy: 011-41-31-357-7011
Nations covered: Liechtenstein, Switzerland
American Embassy: 011-32-2-512-5519
Nations covered: Belgium, Luxembourg, U.S. Mission to NATO and the EU
American Embassy: 011-45-3341-7100
Stockholm, Sweden Suboffice
America Embassy: 011-46-8-783-5488
Nations covered: Denmark, Faroe Island, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
American Embassy: 0-11-44-207-894-0007
Nations covered: United Kingdom ( England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales), Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands (Guernsey, Jersey)
American Embassy: 011-34-91-587-2200
Nations covered: Andorra, Gibraltar, Portugal, Spain
American Embassy: 011-33-1-4312-2222
Lyon Suboffice (INTERPOL)
Nations covered: France, Monaco
American Embassy: 011-420-2-5702-2000
Nations covered: Czech Republic and Slovakia
American Embassy: 011-39-06-4674-2710
Nations covered: Italy, Malta, San Marino, Vatican City
American Embassy: 011-31-70-310-2264
Nations covered: Netherlands, U.S. Mission to Europol
American Consulate: 011-43-1-313-39-2155
Nations covered: Austria, Croatia, Slovenia
The FBI also has offices in Africa, South and Central America, Asia, and the Middle East. They are marked in red on the attached world map:
Loretta Lynch, Attorney General for the Obama Administration, said the Justice Department, Secret Service, and FBI were making arrests and prosecuting crimes internationally.
In a speech at the Hague, Netherlands, Lynch announced the Justice Department was assigning a second prosecutor within the European Cyber-Crime Centre, also known as EC3.
Lynch also said the FBI is placing "three new permanent Cyber Assistant Legal Attachés (offices) in foreign offices including London, Ottawa and Canberra, Australia."