ACAMS Webinar: Intro to Asset Forfeiture for Bank Compliance Officers

On June 2, 2021, I joined FBI SA Dennis Lormel (ret.) in presenting an introduction to asset forfeiture for bank compliance officers entitled, “Webinar: Understand How Law Enforcement Uses Asset Forfeiture to Fight Criminals.”  The program was sponsored by ACAMS and hosted by Scott Grob. After explaining the basic “why” and “how” of asset forfeiture, […]

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Report for the Cullen Commission: Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture in the United States

The Cullen Commission is an official body in Vancouver, British Columbia, inquiring into the need to enact legislation enhancing the province’s criminal money laundering statutes and related asset forfeiture laws.  This report, which was submitted into evidence before the Commission on May 10, 2021, along with sworn testimony, summarizes the money laundering and asset forfeiture […]

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Money Laundering and Forfeiture Training for Foreign Prosecutors

This is the text of a lecture given to prosecutors and public officials in Kazakhstan on November 18, 2020, introducing the concept of money laundering as a criminal offense.  It discusses the different types of money laundering statutes, the motives behind money laundering, and the methodologies that money launderers employ.  It then focuses on the […]

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Testimony of Stefan Cassella Before the U.S. Civil Rights Commission

The following is the testimony on civil asset forfeiture given by Stefan Cassella before the Michigan Advisory Committee of the United States Commission on Civil Rights on May 23, 2016. Testimony of Stefan Cassella

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