Ali addresses impact of top FBI official's arrest

January 25, 2023 ABC News

Javed Ali, ABC News: "The arrest of the former head of the FBI New York field office's head of counterintelligence on money laundering charges connected to a Russian oligarch with strong ties to President Putin is a serious development that may have compromised other existing FBI counterintelligence or national security investigations related to Russia or other topics. Over the years, a number of the most sensitive and significant FBI counterintelligence investigations have been run out of the New York office, and the head of counterintelligence there would have had a strategic perspective on the number of cases, their status, and the different investigative techniques and methods involved to collect intelligence and build evidence for possible criminal prosecutions."