Senior Financial Investigator with Security Clearance
Posted on: November 10, 2019
Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law
enforcement and homeland security, FSA, a rapidly growing joint
venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and AECOM, in
partnership with PRG, has a potential vacancy for a Senior
Financial Investigator. In this role, you will be supporting the
overall mission of the USAO.
* Assisting special agents in identifying for seizure and/or
forfeiture all assets, including real or personal property, that
have been legally or illegally acquired by individuals or
* Assisting special agents in identifying, tracing, seizing, and
forfeiting all proceeds deposited into traditional or
non-traditional financial institutions.
* Assisting special agents identifying, tracing, seizing, and
forfeiting all stocks, bonds, securities, and other investments
related to or derived from criminal activity.
* Assisting special agents in disrupting and destroying known
criminal organizations by targeting their financial infrastructure
and seeking criminal and civil forfeiture actions to accomplish the
* Assisting special agents by conducting analyses of seized records
to determine the amount of illegal proceeds subject to forfeiture,
assets derived from illegal proceeds subject to forfeiture; and/or
assets involved in money laundering that are subject to
* Assisting special agents in pre-seizure analysis of assets to
determine which assets meet DOJ minimum monetary net equity
thresholds and assisting special agents with pre-seizure planning
with representatives of the U.S. Marshals Service.
* Assisting special agents in debriefs or interviews of witnesses,
cooperating defendants, and confidential informants to identify
assets for forfeiture.
* Assisting special agents with the preparation of affidavits in
support of asset seizure.
* Assisting special agents at meetings with Assistant U.S.
Attorneys, defense counsel, and other DSS offices and personnel and
making notes of important decisions and activities.
* Assisting special agents by providing advice and guidance at
search warrant locations related to the identification and the
seizure of forfeitable asset.
* Identifying and analyzing any and all financial records obtained
by DSS. Such financial records includes, but is not limited to, the
review bank and other financial documents, deposit items, wire
transfer receipts, canceled checks, loan and mortgage applications,
loan and mortgage files, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) reports and related
records that are obtained pursuant to federal subpoena and search
warrants. The contractor will review, analyze and summarize in work
products the records in an effort to identify the proceeds from the
criminal activity, assets derived from the criminal activity,
assets that facilitated the criminal activity, and assets involved
in money laundering.
* Reviewing, processing, and analyzing information sufficient to:
1) assist in determining the amount to seek for forfeiture, 2)
identify and trace assets during the course of the investigation,
and 3) assist the Government in perfecting its interest in the
* Assisting in the location and repatriation of assets that are
subject to forfeiture.
* Identifying the individuals and entities involved in the
financial transactions and the financial accounts, properties,
investments, and any other assets held by, or on behalf of, or
owned the individuals and entities.
* Maintaining detailed case documentation and electronic files of
financial records and documentation gathered and of work products
prepared related to the analysis of the financial records and
* Researching and analyzing information derived from various
investigative and business-related systems including, but not
limited to, CLEAR, Accurint, FinCEN, TRAC, Department databases,
law enforcement databases, and other information publically
available via the Internet, e.g. land records, in furtherance of
criminal and civil forfeitures. Examples of research and analysis
activities include: analyzing and documenting the ownership
interests of targeted properties; analyzing financial records to
trace proceeds of criminal violations to their current form;
preparing seizure warrants, civil complaints, and forfeiture
counts; preparing exhibits on the source and ownership of the
targeted property; and identifying, analyzing, tracing, and
documenting potential substitute assets.
* Assisting with the development of sufficient probable cause to
enable the Government to pursue seizure warrants, temporary
restraining orders, civil complaints, and forfeiture counts against
targeted properties and parties.
* Preparing details flow of funds charts specific to forfeiture,
utilizing the results of financial analysis and other
financial-related records, e.g. business incorporation/organization
documents, land records, to graphically present the relationships
between the subjects of the investigation and the events that lead
to the forfeitability of assets.
* Researching and identifying emerging assets (e.g. virtual
* Researching and identifying assets utilizing various social media
and cyber research tools.
* Assisting as presenters or facilitators for asset forfeiture
* Providing content support, research, and case examples to create
and/or update asset forfeiture training resources and instructional
* Testifying in judicial proceedings related to work being
performed under the task order. If the contractor is required to
provide testimony for the Government, it shall ensure that the
individual designated as the witness does not have anything in his
or her background that could impugn his or her testimony or work
products. Fees for work performed and appearance at depositions,
grand jury proceedings, and trial testimony will be paid in
accordance with the hourly rates specified in the contract's
* Communicating with financial institutions and other third parties
regarding financial accounts and records.
* Working and meeting with Assistant U.S. Attorneys related to
financial records obtained, financial analysis and tracing
conducted, work products prepared, and assets identified for
seizure or forfeiture.
* Working with the United States Marshals Service (USMS) to obtain
asset appraisals and equity estimates on forfeitable assets in the
U.S. and abroad, including real property, vehicles, conveyances,
and possible bank or other financial accounts. Requirements A
Senior Financial Investigator must meet the minimum
* SFI candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of law enforcement
experience planning, conducting, and participating in complex
financial investigations, with a minimum of 5 years in a
specialized are of expertise, such as forfeiture, organized crime,
white collar crime, fraud, drug, money laundering, or similar area
of criminal activity.
* An undergraduate degree is required.
* The investigator must possess a working knowledge of current
financial investigative techniques and a valid driver's
* Foreign language skills are preferred, but not mandatory.
Investigative experience. should be within the following areas:
fraud, money laundering, and forfeiture.This position requires U.S.
Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.
EEO Statement Forfeiture Support Associates (FSA) LLC is proud to
be an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit,
employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons in all job
titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status,
marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or
mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation
(including gender expression and identity) veteran status, family
leave status, and any protected group status as defined by
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