Money Laundering Investigations

    April 20, 2018
    8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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    Bureau of Criminal Investigation Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy's Auditorium
    4055 Highlander Parkway
    Richfield, OH 44286
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    We are extremely excited in bringing you this next training opportunity scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2018 on the topic of money laundering investigations.

    We’ll have four guest speakers coming in from as close as right here in Cuyahoga County, Ohio to Texas. All have or had an extensive law enforcement background and have graciously donated their time and expertise to us for this event.

    Discussions will include identifying red flags to SAR reporting. Investigative topics will touch on such things as virtual currency, human trafficking, IRS cases, financial frauds, and prosecutions.   

    A very special thanks to our friends at BCI for allowing us to use their facility in hosting this event.

    This event is specially priced and provides for multiple CPE credit hours. Space is very limited and this event is expected to sell out rather quickly. So, please register as early as possible to reserve your seat.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Speaker Biographies

    James Paul Cummings, Jr. - Hamby & Hengeli LLC

    The financial industry and the US Department of the Treasury have been fighting a War.  We have to understand that this War, Treasury’s War, has been going on since the beginning of our Nation and continues to this day.  We need to have an understanding of the beginnings of this strategy, the strategy of protecting our financial systems, and an understanding of the important part that the financial industry plays in this War to detect and protect our Nation from those who would cause harm.  This War is not only attempting to curtail criminal activity, but is working to disarm and deter terrorist organizations.

    Prior to joining Hamby & Hengeli, LLC, Paul Cummings was a Senior Special Agent with the United States Department of Treasury and the United States Department of Homeland Security.  His experience covers a wide array of complex criminal investigations to include, terrorist financing, narcotics/weapons smuggling, and other high risk violent criminal organizations.  Mr. Cummings specialized in using BSA/AML material gathered by financial institutions to detect, disrupt, and deter these types of criminal organizations. Mr. Cummings has conducted hundreds of Federal investigations resulting in the arrests of over 750 individuals and the seizure of millions of dollars of assets, cash, and contraband.  Using his law enforcement background, Mr. Cummings reinforces the importance of BSA training and its effects on actual criminal investigations in Texas.

    David W. Pauly - Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWineOhio BCI Special Agent Supervisor/Crimes Against Children Unit

    David Pauly has been a Special Agent Supervisor for the Crimes Against Children Unit at BCI for nearly 3 years. He has been with BCI for nearly 12  years working in the polygraph unit, crimes against children and special investigations units.  Prior to taking a position at BCI, Special Agent Pauly worked 16 years as a Police Officer and Detective for the Tiffin Police Department. Most of Agent Pauly’s 28 year law enforcement career has largely been in the area of child sexual and physical abuse, as well as in the area of adult sex crime investigations.  Prior to his promotion to supervision, Agent Pauly was assigned to an FBI Task Force working serial sex crimes and human trafficking investigations at the federal level.

    Dirk Halscheidt - Internal Revenue Service

    Dirk has been employed by IRS Criminal Investigation since 2009 and is currently assigned to the Cincinnati Field Office as the Cyber Crimes Coordinator where he participates on the FBI Cyber Crimes Task Force in Cleveland.  Prior to the IRS, Dirk worked as a Corporate Controller for a mid-sized multi-national corporation, public accountant for Deloitte and Touche, and a police officer.  Dirk is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University with a degree in Accounting.?

    Dirk will be discussing: Virtual Currency Overview, Investigating Virtual Currency, Virtual Currency Laundering techniques, and International, Cyber, Tax and Identity Theft crimes and the use of virtual currency.

    Brian Sallee - Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department Task Force Director for Cuyahoga CountyBulk Cash Money Laundering Task Force

    Brian Sallee started working at the Sheriff’s Department on April 24th as a Special Assistant/Legal Counsel to the Sheriff.  Prior to working at the Sheriff’s Department, Brian was a Special Agent for the federal government and assigned to an Organized Crime/Money Laundering task force at the United States Secret Service.  During his tenure at the task force, Brian was a major part of a multitude of investigations involving several types of criminal activity.  During this time, he was involved in hundreds of arrests and seizures in excess of $20,000,000.  Brian was utilized as an expert witness in money laundering and bank secrecy act investigations.  Also, Brian received several accommodations from the US Attorney’s Office and was recognized by the Cleveland City council for “getting rid of a significant amount of criminal activity.”  Prior to his work the federal government, Brian was a patrol officer in Lakewood, Ohio.  Brian has also operated a legal practice, taught criminal justice courses at Notre Dame College and was on faculty at Case Western Reserve for a Master’s Program relating to financial integrity.

    During his personal time, Brian enjoys spending time with his family, working out, reading and following sports.  This past winter, he coached the 8th grade girls Strongsville Middle School basketball team who were undefeated champions of their conference.  He is looking forward to his opportunity to work at the Sheriff’s Department and hopes he can help make the operations successful.


    • Registration: 8:30am –  9:00am
    • James Paul Cummings, Jr.:  9:00am –10:30am
    • Break:  10:30am – 10:45am
    • David W. Pauly:  10:45am – 12:00pm
    • Lunch:  12:00pm – 12:30pm
    • Dirk Halscheidt:  12:30pm –   1:45pm
    • Break:  1:45pm –   2:00pm
    • Brian Sallee:  2:00pm –   3:15pm
    • Closing Remarks/Q&A:  3:15pm –   3:30pm


    $75.00 NEOACFE Chapter Members

    $85.00 Non-Chapter Members and Students

    $65.00 Law Enforcement/Government