From Fox Mulder to Robert Mueller, the FBI has always been an intriguing organization, whether portrayed on your favorite TV dramata or lighting up the news alertings on your telephone.
We sifted through fact and fiction to gather up 20 jaw-dropping tidbits about the Federal Bureau of Investigation, from the hilarious to the chilling.
Ever heard of the FBI’s Most Wanted list?
Once someone lands a spot on the listing, their name can only be removed if they’re captured, the charges against them are fallen, or if they are no longer considered to be a “particularly dangerous menace to society.” Of the 518 people that have been on the Most Wanted list since it was started in 1950, 484 have been apprehended or located.
In the 1960 s, the Bureau spent two years investigating a song.
Sacha Baron Cohen almost got himself into hot water with the FBI.
They busted a hacker with a surprisingly weak password.
Your fingerprints may be on file, even if you’ve never been arrested.