John Waugh CAMS

Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Office of Inspector General

John Waugh is the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the VA-OIG, Criminal Investigation Division. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Anti- Money Laundering Specialist. He has been a special agent for 18 years, specializing in major white collar fraud involving bank frauds, counterfeiting, embezzlements, credit card schemes, identity theft as well as domestic and international money laundering. Agent Waugh was highlighted on the CNBC’s TV show American Greed for his successful investigation of a sociopathic Ponzi scammer who bilked victims of tens of millions of dollars. Agent Waugh currently trains investigators on identifying schemes developed by networks of money launderers by utilizing financial intelligence tools, such as Suspicious Activity Reports, and social media outlets, such as Facebook and Instagram.