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FBI investigating more than 3,000 terrorism cases nationwide

Christopher Wray
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In an interview with NBC News, FBI Director Christopher Wray said the Bureau currently has more than 3,000 open terrorism investigations nationwide, all of which are full-field cases that range from suspected ISIS threats to homegrown extremism.

Why it matters: Per NBC News, this is a higher number than previously disclosed. "This is in big cities and small towns," Wray said. "It's a real problem."