James C. Barnacle

Chief, Money Laundering, Forfeiture and Bank Fraud, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

James C. Barnacle, Supervisory Special Agent and Chief of the Money Laundering Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation. As Chief of the Criminal Investigative Division’s Money Laundering Unit in Washington, D.C., he is responsible for program management of all 56 FBI field offices. He oversees all Money Laundering and Bank Fraud Investigations and manages the Criminal Asset Forfeiture Program. He previously served as Supervisory Special Agent and Coordinator of the Public Corruption Program at the FBI’s New York field office where he led efforts against corrupt public officials, fraud against the government, and violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Mr. Barnacle also served as Supervisory Special Agent in the Economic Crimes Unit at FBI Headquarters where he program managed corporate fraud and insider trading investigations. His first assignment was in the New York Field Office where he was assigned to a Securities and Commodities Fraud Investigative Squad. His cases resulted in over $1 Billion in asset recoveries which were returned to victims of fraud.