US Treasury -  Criminal Division
Aug 19, 2020
John Anderson
US Treasury - Criminal Division

John is a retired Supervisory Special Agent with the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division.  During his 24-year career as a Special Agent in Los Angeles, John specialized in narcotics,  money laundering and organized crime.  He was awarded a Presidential Commendation by President Jimmy Carter for his contributions to the multi-agency task force  that broke up a major Mexican heroin trafficking ring and resulted in the largest income tax-evasion case in U.S. history at the time.  He was also the lead IRS Special Agent in a joint DEA – IRS investigation of corrupt DEA agents that remains the largest corruption case in DEA history.

John testified over 20 times in U.S. District Court as the government’s expert witness in money laundering and offshore banking.

After his retirement John contracted with the FBI to perform financial investigations for the Eurasian Organized Crime Task Force that led to the crippling of  Russian – Armenian organized crime in Los Angeles.

John also contracted with the United States Treasury Department – Office of Technical Assistance as a Senior Enforcement Advisor, traveling to developing nations in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East assisting countries with their capacities to investigate money laundering, corruption and terrorist financing.

In addition, John contracts with financial institutions to perform reviews of high-risk clients to determine if account transactions involve suspicious or illegal activity.