Mark has over 20 years of experience in local and federal law enforcement agencies, specializing in the financial services and banking sectors. He has extensive experience investigating Bank Secrecy Act violations and working knowledge of United States Titles 18 and 31. As a Federal Agent, he used strong analytical and research skills to investigate and stop large-scale international money laundering organizations.
His experience with the Department of Homeland security has shaped him to be an expert on operational planning and asset management. In addition to his advanced training in asset forfeiture and money laundering investigation, he has consulted on compliance and money laundering detection for financial institutions. His career began in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff for both Lake County and Orange County Florida. After nine years as a sworn officer, he spent time in the private sector as the Chief Consultant for an International Mergers and Acquisitions company, where he created a banking compliance program.
In the past decade, he transitioned back to serving our country as a sworn Federal Agent assigned to the Financial Investigations Group for the United States Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations Unit. He has successfully investigated transnational money laundering organizations, coordinated investigative activities with the United States Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Asset Control and was the lead investigator responsible for the repatriation of over $1 Billion US Dollars annually.
As the President and Owner of BankLine, he leverages his extensive knowledge and experience to help our clients stay compliant and secure in every financial transaction. As the regulatory landscape evolves, Mark ensure that both our crypto-related businesses and our crypto-friendly banking partners stay ahead of the curve. During his career, Mark has made strong connections throughout the Federal law enforcement agencies, regulatory and financial communities, which helps him better serve our clients and our network of financial partners.