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Robert Shields named Special Agent in Charge of Milwaukee FBI division

The Seal of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. By Federal Bureau of Investigation [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The Seal of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. By Federal Bureau of Investigation [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - Milwaukee has a new Special Agent in Charge for its FBI division.

Robert Shields has developed a reputation as a cyber cop by utilizing computers to head off and catch digital felons.

The bureau has launched investigations like Operation Phish Phry and Ghost Click to go after criminals trying to steal access to private information from home and business computers.

Shields helped set up a computer forensics lab while he was in Chicago. It's a joint effort between the FBI and local law enforcement to chase down terrorism, child porn, fraud and corruption. 

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)

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