• Shimon Prokupecz is a CNN crime and justice reporter covering the FBI and law enforcement and is based in Washington, D.C.

    Throughout his time at the network, Prokupecz has reported on several breaking national news stories including the Justice Department bringing charges against Senator Robert Menendez, the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the 2016 Pulse Nightclub shooting, President Trump's claims of wiretapping, and more.

    Prokupecz began his CNN career in 2013 as a justice producer in Washington, D.C., before relocating to the network's New York bureau as a law enforcement producer where he covered the New York Police Department, FBI, and various law enforcement agencies in the Northeast U.S.

    In 2017, Prokupecz returned to CNN's Washington bureau as a crime and justice reporter, where he has been an integral part of covering the investigation examining Russian meddling in U.S. elections.

    Prior to joining CNN, Prokupecz worked as a producer at WNBC and as an assignment editor at WABC in New York City. He previously served as a paralegal in the Brooklyn District Attorney's office.

    Prokupecz is from Brooklyn, New York and is a graduate of Hunter College.