FBI director 'very concerned' about 'ISIS ties' to human smuggling network that uses southern border | 11 March 2024 | FBI Director Christopher Wray warned Monday the bureau is "very concerned" about a human smuggling network with ties to ISIS [I-CIA-SIS] terrorists that utilizes the southern border to gain entry into the U.S. Wray confirmed the potential threat during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing and said the FBI, along with other federal authorities, have been actively investigating the human trafficking cell. "So, I want to be a little bit careful how far I can go in open session, but there is a particular network that, where some of the overseas facilitators of the smuggling network have ISIS ties that we're very concerned about and that we've been spending enormous amount of effort with our partners investigating," the FBI director said in response to a question from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).

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