David Szuchman joined PayPal in August 2016 as VP, Head of Global Financial Crimes Compliance and BSA Officer. In that capacity, David is responsible for designing and overseeing programs to detect and prevent money laundering, terrorism financing, sanctions, and related risks across the company.
Mr. Szuchman began his legal career at the Manhattan DAs Office in 1997 as an Assistant District Attorney in Trial Bureau 40. He later became a trial attorney in the criminal division of the U.S. Justice Department, assigned to the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section and then worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the New York Attorney General's Office on complex fraud and anti-trust cases.
In 2009 Mr. Szuchman was appointed as the Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs. This department enforced laws and regulations designed to protect New Jersey's residents in the marketplace, including securities regulation and mortgage fraud enforcement. He was also responsible for internet safety initiatives on behalf of former New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram.
Mr. Szuchman rejoined the office in 2010 as Chief of the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau. The Bureau is tasked with prosecuting all types of cybercrime, ranging from cyber stalking and child pornography cases to computer intrusions and malware. In addition, the Bureau handles over 200 identity theft cases per month. In April 2012 Mr. Szuchman was appointed Deputy Chief of the Investigations Division. In this position, he assisted in developing policies and investigative strategies, maintaining relationships with outside agencies, and helping to supervise investigations throughout the Division. Mr. Szuchman was appointed Executive Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Investigation Division on November 15, 2012.