Join Special Agents from the FBI’s Washington Field Office as they provide an overview of the Maria Butina Counterintelligence Investigation from initiation to deportation. The presentation will include details of how Butina and others initially used her gun rights organization to target US citizens and businesses to gather information on individuals believed to have influence on US foreign policy towards Russia. In addition, speakers will highlight security implications for both academia and private sectors in preparation of future collection activities by our foreign adversaries. The speakers will be Special Agent Kevin Helson and Special Agent Michelle Ball.
Kevin Helson, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Kevin Helson is a Special Agent assigned to the FBI’s Washington Field Office.
Michelle Ball, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Special Agent Michelle Ball is assigned to the FBI’s Washington Field Office.
Who Should Attend:
InfraGard members interested in learning about security implications for the private sector in preparation of future collection activities by foreign adversaries.
Who Can Attend:
Open only to vetted InfraGard members.