Paul Camacho CPA
Vice-President of AML Compliance, Station Casinos
Paul Camacho is the Vice President of Anti Money Laundering Compliance for Station Casinos. Mr Camacho played integral role assisting the American Gaming Association (AGA) in developing industry best practices for Anti Money Laundering compliance. Prior to his retirement, Mr Camacho served as the Special Agent in Charge for the Las Vegas Field Office of Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS CI) directing investigations of all IRS CI special agents in Utah and Nevada. Mr. Camacho is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist. Over the course of his career in IRS CI, Mr. Camacho has overseen sophisticated financial investigations involving drug trade organizations, embezzlement, identify theft, investment fraud, internet fraud, illegal gambling, military contract fraud, money laundering, organized crime, human trafficking, political corruption, prostitution rings and terrorism financing. The aggregate dollar value of these investigations exceeded a billion dollars. Mr Camacho is a member of the Board of Directors for The Mob Museum and is one of their frequent lecturers. Mr Camacho is considered an authority of IRS CI history combating organized crime and corruption. In 2013, Mr Camacho was one of only five recipients of the Elmer Lincoln Irey Distinguish Service Award, the highest honor given to IRS CI employees. Mr. Camacho has given presentations to: Singapore Government Casino Symposium; International Asian Organized Crime and Terrorism Conferences; American Bar Association (ABA) national conference on gaming; ABA national conference on tax controversies; ABA conference on White Collar Crimes; the Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) national conferences and webinars; Nevada Association of CPAs; Nevada Bar Association BSA Conference; Institute of Internal Auditors; Global Gaming Expo (G2E); and the California Tribal Commission Association.