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FBI Retired Case File Review

The host of FBI Retired Case File Review with Jerri Williams is a retired FBI agent writing crime fiction inspired by true crime FBI cases. In this podcast, she interviews retired FBI agents about their most intriguing and high-profile cases, reviews how the FBI is portrayed in books, TV, and movies and recommends crime fiction. Photos and links to articles about the cases and topics discussed can be found at

Nov 14, 2018

Former agent Asha Rangappa served in the FBI for three years. She was assigned to the New York Division and specialized in counterintelligence investigations. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Asha Rangappa reviews Russian interference and how the FBI’s counterintelligence agents, along with the entire intelligence community, is addressing the threat. During her time in the Bureau, Asha Rangappa assessed threats to national security, conducted classified investigations on suspected foreign agents, and performed undercover work. She gained experience in intelligence tradecraft, electronic surveillance, interview and interrogation techniques, and the use of firearms and deadly force. After leaving the FBI, Asha Rangappa was an Associate Dean at Yale Law School. She has also taught National Security Law and related courses at Yale University, Wesleyan University, and the University of New Haven. Currently, as a senior lecturer at the Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Asha has published op-eds in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, among others, and has appeared on NPR, BBC, and several major television networks. She is an editor for Just Security and is currently a legal and national security analyst for CNN. You can find more about Asha on her website


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Jerri Williams, a retired FBI agent, author and podcaster, attempts to relive her glory days by writing crime fiction about greed and hosting FBI Retired Case File Review, a true crime/history podcast. Her novels—Pay To Play and Greedy Givers—inspired by actual true crime FBI cases, feature temptation, corruption, and redemption, and are available at Amazon.