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Michael A. Capasso, CFE


Objective: Highly enthusiastic for a career change , and eager to contribute to the success of a company's  AML Department or Fraud Investigations Unit

Work experience

Jan 2010Present

Chief, Financial Crimes Section

DEA, Houston, Texas
  • Supervise over twenty individuals to include two first-line supervisors, contract investigators, analysts, and Senior Special Agents
  •  Prepare annual budget for Department of Justice approval
  • Coordinate and Conduct Money Laundering Investigations and provide guidance and direction to individuals conducting complex  investigations
  • Directly involved with a FCPA investigation
Aug 2006Jan 2010

Operations Coordinator

DOJ/Special Operations , Washington, DC
  • Provided investigative oversight to complex and sensitive operations targeted international criminal organizations
  • Approved millions in funding for covert classified operations
  • Briefed US Department/Agency Heads regarding complex and sensitive investigations 
  • Liaised with the US Intelligence Community and Foreign Law Enforcement    

Nov 2000Aug 2006

Resident Agent in Charge

DEA/Sierra Vista, az
  • Managed an entire office supervised over twenty individuals
  • Responsible for staffing, budget and security of a government installation near the US Border        
Jan 1991Jun 1998

Special Agent

Earlier Dea Assignments
  • Assistant Country Attaché, Asuncion Country Office, Asuncion, Paraguay (1998- 2000),
  • Senior Special Agent- Tucson, AZ (1995 – 1998) 
  • New York City (1991-1995)
Nov 1987Jan 1991

Special Agent

  • Conducted numerous  Investigation involving IN&S Documents, US/Foreign Passport  and mail fraud.
  • Investigated Alien Smuggling Organizations


Aug 1980May 1985

BA/Criminal Justice Administration

Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA


Jan 2015Present

Certified Fraud Examiner

Association of Fraud Examiners