Don Semesky is currently self-employed as an independent consultant, after spending 43 years in U.S. Federal law enforcement, 30 years with the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), and 5 with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as the Chief of the Office of Financial Operations, and an additional 8 years as a money laundering subject matter expert/consultant. As an IRS-CI Special Agent, Mr. Semesky investigated alleged criminal-tax and money laundering violations involving income derived from both licit and illicit origins. As the Chief of the DEA Office of Financial Operations, Mr. Semesky was responsible for overseeing DEA’s worldwide financial enforcement program. He also served as the DEA representative on the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group and the OFAC Kingpin Committee. From 2000-2003 Mr. Semesky served as the Anti-Money Laundering Policy Advisor for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), where he provided anti-money laundering guidance to the U.S. Drug Czar and his Executive Staff. Mr. Semesky has been qualified as an expert witness in numerous anti-money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), financial investigative, and foreign exchange black market capacities in U.S. Federal District Courts throughout the U.S. He has lectured domestically and internationally to government political, law enforcement and regulatory agencies, as well as business and financial industry sectors on various anti-money laundering and financial investigative subjects. Mr. Semesky now consults with DEA on policy and strategic initiatives relating to DEA’s financial enforcement program, as well as special projects and significant cases.