Criminal Challenges for U.S. Postal Inspector Services: Mail and Wire Fraud; Elder Fraud, Money Mules, Fentanyl, TBML and More

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WHEN : 03/18/2021 12:00 pm ET

Complimentary webinar, presented by ACFCS DC Chapter

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) is the oldest federal law enforcement agency, and enforces laws and investigate crimes that have a connection to the mail.  U.S. Postal Inspectors are federal law enforcement officers who carry firearms, make arrests, execute federal search warrants and serve subpoenas. Inspectors throughout the country enforce roughly 200 federal laws related to crimes that adversely affect or entail fraudulent use of the U.S. mail, the postal system, postal employees and customers. Despite its limited resources, the United States Postal Inspector Service (USPIS) has a broad array of crimes with which to both prevent and investigate. They include mail and wire fraud; elder fraud; the use of money mules; drug distribution, including the fentanyl epidemic.  The USPIS must scrutinize and police a variety of cross border mail and trade-based money laundering schemes.

The webinar will provide a general overview of USPIS work, its structure, and governance. Then, it focus on niche areas, such as the above and Ponzi schemes, International Investment and securities fraud. The webinar will discuss how the USPIS conducts complex criminal investigations in the US, with a focus on large investment schemes, corporate accounting frauds, market manipulation, insider-trading and forex schemes. The speakers  will also discuss any private-public partnerships it has and how the private sector can cooperate.  It will also discuss employment opportunities with USPIS.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The typologies of postal crimes.
  • How the USPIS manages its crime prevention and investigative work.
  • How the private sector can cooperate.