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We're corrupt in a good way.
~ Dave Norton

The Federal Investigation Bureau (also known as the FIB) is a law enforcement agency and an enemy faction in the Grand Theft Auto Series. They serve as major antagonists in both Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition (including GTA IV, TLAD and TBOGT) and Grand Theft Auto Online. However, they appear with a larger role as one of the two secondary groups of antagonists and the collective eleventh antagonists in Grand Theft Auto V. The FIB are truly related to the FBI (Federal Bureau Investigation). It has numerous corrupt members. The FIB plays a major role in the game's story line. Its known members are Steve Haines, Andreas Sanchez and Dave Norton. Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton, and Trevor Phillips who gives out attacks on IAA (International Affairs Agency) whom the FIB has huge rivalry.

Mission Appearances


  • Flatline: Niko discovers that Anthony Corrado, one of Jimmy Pegorino's bodyguards, is actually an undercover agent working for the FIB and LCPD, and finds out that Anthony is currently in the Westdyke Memorial Hospital due to a heart attack after being threatened by a phone call, but survived and plans to testify against them. Niko goes to the hospital, and silences Anthony by unplugging his life support machine before escaping the hospital.
  • To Live and Die in Alderney: Niko and Phil Bell arrive at an abandoned mansion where Phil's nephew Frank Gallo opens a garage where 2 black cars loaded with heroin await, but FIB agents arrive, resulting in a chase throughout Alderney and a shootout with them, before eventually escaping and parting ways near a pizza restaurant.

The Lost and Damned

  • Bad Cop Drop: Johnny and Jim Fitzgerald, outraged that a pair of corrupt FIB agents attempted to blackmail them after stealing 4 bikes from the Angels of Death, lure the corrupt agents to a hideout in Acter Industrial Park, then ambush them and their reinforcements with several Lost MC members stationed there.
  • Politics: Johnny uses a rocket launcher to blow up a helicopter carrying Arthur Stubbs at Francis International Airport on orders from Thomas "Tom" Stubbs III, then escapes.
  • Marta Full of Grace: Johnny goes to Francis International Airport and rescues a Puerto Rican woman named Marta from FIB agents by killing all of them, then takes her back to Elizabeta Torres' apartment.
  • When the Blue Chips are Down: Johnny frees a CEO friend of Thomas "Tom" Stubbs III by killing several FIB agents and undoing her handcuffs, then drives her to a helicopter on top of the Booth Tunnel.

The Ballad of Gay Tony

  • Going Deep: Luis helps Ray Bulgarin and his bodyguard Timur eliminate a crooked NOOSE team consisting of several FIB agents by blowing up a Landstalker SUV in a parking garage and killing all team members who arrive, then escape.


  • The Bureau Raid: Michael and Franklin, with the help of hired heist crew members, retrieve incriminating evidence against Steve Haines by either blowing up the FIB Headquarters building, disguising themselves as firemen, stealing the hard drive, rappelling down and escaping in a fire truck, (Covert Approach) or flying over the FIB Headquarters building, infiltrating by parachute, hacking the computer system on site, stealing the hard drive, rappelling down and escaping in a van or ambulance (Roof Approach).
  • The Wrap Up: A massive 3-way shooting erupts at Kortz Center between the FIB, IAA (International Affairs Agency), and Merryweather Security, forcing Michael and FIB agent Dave Norton to fight their way out, with support from Trevor.
  • The Third Way: Michael, Franklin, Trevor, and their associate Lamar Davis lure the FIB and Merryweather to a foundry, tricking them into believing the stolen gold metal is there, only to take out everyone who arrives there (Deathwish Ending only).






           Grand Theft Auto Villains

2D Universe
Grand Theft Auto 2
Claude Speed
3D Universe
Grand Theft Auto III
Catalina | Claude | Curly Bob | Donald Love | King Courtney | Miguel | Salvatore Leone
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Auntie Poulet | Lance Vance | Ricardo Diaz | Sonny Forelli | The Psycho | Tommy Vercetti
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Big Smoke | Carl Johnson | Eddie Pulaski | Frank Tenpenny | Ryder | The Snakehead | OG Loc
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
Massimo Torini | Ned Burner | Paulie Sindacco | Toni Cipriani | Vincenzo Cilli
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
Bryan Forbes | Diego & Armando Mendez | Domestobot | Marty Jay Williams | Sergeant Jerry Martinez | Victor Vance
HD Universe
Grand Theft Auto IV
Niko Bellic | Dimitri Rascalov | Jimmy Pegorino | Darko Brevic | Dardan Petrela | Billy Grey | Packie McReary | Mikhail Faustin | Johnny Klebitz | Luis Fernando Lopez | Ray Boccino | Brian Jeremy | Ray Bulgarin | Rocco Pelosi | Vince Pelosi | Timur | Vic Manzano | Francis McReary | Ed McCornish | Eddie Low | Playboy X
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Huang Lee | Zhou Ming | Chan Jaoming | Wu Lee
Grand Theft Auto V
Franklin Clinton | Michael De Santa | Trevor Philips | Lamar Davis | Lester Crest | Devin Weston | Steve Haines | Wei Cheng | Stretch | Molly Schultz | Elwood O'Neil | Jimmy De Santa | Martin Madrazo | Paige Harris | Simeon Yetarian | Brad Snider | D | Don Percival | Ortega | Peter Dreyfuss | Andreas Sanchez
Grand Theft Auto Online
GTA Online Protagonists | Avon Hertz | Cliffford
Groups and Organizations
Police | Los Santos Police Department | Ballas | Faustin-Rascalov Family | Merryweather Security | Federal Investigation Bureau | Los Santos Triads | Trevor Philips Enterprises | Angels of Death Motorcycle Club | Zaibatsu Corporation | Vice Squad | International Affairs Agency | Zombotech Corporation | Leone Family | C.R.A.S.H. | O'Neil Brothers | The Professionals | Kkangpae | Sicilian Mafia | Street Sharks | Cholos | Russian Mafia (GTA) | Altruist Cult