Alessio Evangelista

Deputy Chief, Bank Integrity Unit, US Department of Justice

Mr. Evangelista is Deputy Chief of the Bank Integrity Unit within the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section at the U.S. Department of Justice. Alessio supervises a team of 12 prosecutors who investigate and prosecute individuals and financial institutions for international money laundering, OFAC sanctions violations, and criminal violations of the Bank Secrecy Act, among other offenses. Prior to joining the Bank Integrity Unit in March 2016, Alessio served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia for over 12 years. There, he investigated and prosecuted a broad range of criminal offenses including bribery and corruption, international money laundering, export control violations, and violent crime. Alessio tried over 50 cases to verdict and served as Deputy Chief of the Major Crimes Section. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2004, Alessio spent close to six years in private practice at Covington & Burling LLP and Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. representing individuals and corporations in white collar criminal investigations and complex civil litigation. He also worked as a senior manager at Fastcase, Inc., a start-up legal research software company based in Washington, D.C. Prior to entering private practice, Alessio clerked for the Honorable Frederick J Scullin, Jr., a United States District Judge