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Thursday, January 24th, 2019 ~ 1st General Meeting of the New Year!!!

January 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$25 – $65

1st General Meeting of 2019






DATE: Thursday, January 24th, 2019

TIME: 05:30pm – 08:30pm

LOCATION: Spanish Tavern, 103 McWhorter Street, Newark, NJ 07105 

PARKING: Free Parking Lot for Spanish Tavern

CAPACITY: 50 Seats

TOPIC: “Making the Transition from the Government to the Private Sector”

KeyNote Speakers: See Below for full details of our panelists.

Refund Policy: 100% Refund, if cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the event via email request to membership.acfenj9@gmail.com 

CPE Credits: 1





  • Credit Card
  • PayPal Account
  • Check made payable & mailed to: “ACFE NJ Chapter#9” 1925 Mountain Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

** All CHECKS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, JANUARY 18TH, 2019 to qualify for advanced registration & payment**


Tickets purchased after Thursday, January 24th at 12:00am WILL INCREASE by  an additional $10 per category

  • CFE  NJ Chapter Member $55,
  • Associate NJ Chapter Member $55,
  • Affiliate NJ Chapter Member $60,
  • Student NJ Chapter Member $35,
  • Non-Members $65 

Please Bring your Event Ticket to be scanned at the door (via paper or device) Thank you.

Panelist for Thursday, January 24th, 2019 General Meeting 



Robert is currently Managing Principal – Financial Crime Consulting at Capco. Robert is a former Managing Director for AT RISK NY Security and Investigations. Prior to that position, he worked as a manager of AML & Regulatory Compliance for the Compliance & Ethics Dept. of the General Counsel’s Office at American Express. He managed a comprehensive AML Program which covered Wholesale Currency Distribution Business, International Payments and Retails Foreign Exchange Services in Continental Europe, Mexico and the Asia Pacific Region. Rob has over thirty-four years of professional banking, AML compliance and geopolitical security experience in the U.S. and overseas, and brings a global perspective to money laundering/CTF issues and required controls.

In the past, he has worked as a consulting team manager for Technology Solutions Company of Chicago, where he led a team at Barclays Capital in New York City performing banking systems remediation for compliance with Y2K requirements. Prior to that, Rob served with distinction for over a decade with the Central Intelligence Agency as an Operations Officer. Rob is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).

• US/EU/Global AML/ Non-AML Banking Regulations
• Regulatory-mandated BSA/AML Transaction Monitoring & Alert Analysis (‘Look-backs’)
• AML Program Review & Remediation
• AML Software Implementation
• AML Risk Assessments
• Regulatory Reporting • Transaction Monitoring /Analysis
• OFAC Risk Assessments
• Counter-Threat Planning & Risk Mitigation
• OFAC/Sanctions Compliance • Customer Risk Models
• Regulatory Relationship Management
• Policies and Procedures • AML Training
• CIP/KYC/EDD Remediation Projects

I am a thirty-year veteran detective, founder and owner of Creative Solutions Investigative Services™ (CSIS). CSIS is northern New Jersey’s largest full-service investigative firm. CSIS specializes in providing investigative support for complex litigation matters, including due diligence investigations, violations of non-compete agreements and family law matters, such as cohabitation investigations and child custody. New Jersey’s top law firms rely on CSIS’ investigative and legal experience to obtain comprehensive evidence and for legal strategy.

In 2012, I retired from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the lead investigative agency for Morris County, New Jersey. During my law enforcement career, I received specialized training and developed specific skills and expertise which I am now applying to my work in the private sector. During my law enforcement career, I was assigned for four years to the Newark Division of the elite FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). I held Top Secret and SCI Security Clearances and conducted long-term international counter-terrorism investigations, including threats to national security.

In 2008, I founded the Morris County Burglary Task Force (BTF), responsible for coordinating burglary intelligence and investigations for Morris County. The BTF became a model for other county intelligence units in NJ and the lead intelligence unit for the major burglary crews targeting NJ. At the request of the FBI, I conducted intelligence briefings to various New Jersey counties and coordinated complex burglary and intelligence investigations, involving numerous police agencies throughout NJ, NY, CT and PA.

I have over 28 years of professional law enforcement experience performing forensic examinations and analysis in support of a variety of white collar crime and fraud investigations. My investigative expertise includes contract, health care, bank, corporate, bankruptcy, government and procurement fraud, as well as bank failure, bribery, corruption, money laundering and asset forfeiture.

I spent more than 25 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) rising to the position of Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of the Newark Division. I supervised a variety of investigative programs while also managing million dollar financial budgets for programs and operations. I was the ASAC of the Intelligence Program focused on the establishment of new FBI Foreign and Domestic Intelligence Collection requirements and, previous to that the ASAC of the Newark Division’s busiest Criminal Branch program.

More recently, I was the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. I was stationed in Afghanistan, where I launched operations targeting fraud and corruption which had become endemic to the Afghan reconstruction effort. I was also an investigator with USAID-OIG in Afghanistan focusing on Contract and Procurement Fraud resulting in the loss of millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars.

After returning to the USA, I worked for the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program where I investigated complex bank fraud and mortgage loan modification frauds perpetrated by those individuals abusing the bailout program.

Since January 2013, I have been performing consulting services for Mazars USA, Greystone Intelligence and most recently Clifton Larson Allen. I have used my expertise in the areas of litigation support, forensic examinations, financial statement fraud, anti-money laundering, compliance and ethics and FCPA consulting.

A senior financial crime and compliance executive with extensive experience in data, technology, remediation, investigation and program management.

From law enforcement officer to Big 4 Partner before establishing two professional services firms, as well as serving as Global Compliance Head for renown public company.


Conducting complex investigations, managing staff, training, conducting threat vulnerability assessments (Class A office buildings, sports and entertainment venues, critical infrastructure facilities), preparing in-depth and comprehensive reports.

Former Homeland Security Advisor for City of Jersey City. Current Security Representative for National Football League (NFL).


January 24, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$25 – $65
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Spanish Tavern
103 McWhorter Street
Newark, NJ 07105 United States
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