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Episode 146: Eugene Casey – Operation Utah Powder, Drug Cartel Money Laundering

12/12/2018
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Retired agent Eugene Casey served 21 years with the FBI. As a special agent, he used skills acquired from his prior employment as a compliance officer on Wall Street to work white collar crime matters in the FBI. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Eugene Casey reviews Operation Utah Powder, a Colombian drug money laundering investigation that resulted in numerous international convictions and for which he received a distinguished service medal from the Salt Lake City Police...

Duration:01:05:36

Episode 145: Bill Vanderpool – Guns of the FBI, Firearms Training

12/5/2018
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Retired agent Bill Vanderpool served in the FBI for twenty years. He was initially assigned to the Dallas Division and to the Washington Field Office where he was a sniper on the SWAT team, before being transferred to the FBI Academy at Quantico, Virginia as an instructor in the Firearms Training Unit. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Bill Vanderpool reviews his experience and years of research regarding the evolution of the bureau’s firearms, equipment, training facilities,...

Duration:01:06:21

Episode 144: Dennis Lormel – Terrorist Financing, Money Laundering

11/28/2018
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Retired agent Dennis Lormel served in the FBI for 28 years. During his career, he gained extensive major case experience as a street agent, supervisor and senior executive, particularly in complex financial related investigative matters. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Dennis Lormel reviews terrorist financing and money laundering. Shortly before the 9/11 attacks, he was promoted to Chief of the FBI’s Financial Crimes Program. After the attacks, he immediately established an...

Duration:01:04:21

Episode 143: Michael McGowan – Ghost, Working Undercover

11/21/2018
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Retired agent Michael McGowan served with the FBI for more than 30 years. During his career he was assigned to the Philadelphia and Boston Divisions. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Retired agent Michael McGowan reviews his memoir, Ghost – My Thirty Years as an FBI Undercover Agent, that recaps his experience working undercover against some of the most dangerous, sophisticated, and notorious criminal organizations and individuals throughout the world, participating in more...

Duration:01:15:07

Episode 142: Asha Rangappa – Russian Interference, Counterintelligence

11/14/2018
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Former agent Asha Rangappa served in the FBI for three years. She was assigned to the New York Division and specialized in counterintelligence investigations. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Asha Rangappa reviews Russian interference and how the FBI’s counterintelligence agents, along with the entire intelligence community, is addressing the threat. During her time in the Bureau, Asha Rangappa assessed threats to national security, conducted classified investigations on...

Duration:01:08:49

Episode 141: Bill Kinane – FBI in Moscow, First Russian LEGAT

11/7/2018
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Retired agent Bill Kinane served in the FBI for 34 years. He spent most of his career in San Francisco, but also served in the Seattle, New York, and Chicago Divisions, and the Moscow Office. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Bill Kinane reviews the five years he served as the Assistant Legal Attaché (ALAT) and the Legal Attaché (LEGAT) of the FBI’s Office in Moscow, Russia, the first-ever official Bureau presence in the country. The office was opened at the invitation of...

Duration:01:05:36

Episode 140: Timothy Tracy – Mortgage Fraud, Obstruction of Justice

10/31/2018
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Retired agent Timothy Tracy served in the FBI for 32 years, two as a budget analyst at FBI Headquarters and 30 as a special agent. His first assignment was in the Cincinnati Division. Later, he was assigned to the House Appropriations Committee at the Washington Field Office, the Attorney General’s Security Detail, and finally to the Louisville Division where he spent the last 17 years of his career in the Covington, Kentucky Resident Agency. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review,...

Duration:01:06:51

Episode 139: Ray Morrow and Dan Estrem - Cleveland Police Corruption, Undercover Sting (Part 2)

10/24/2018
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In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, retired agents Ray Morrow and Dan Estrem review their Cleveland Police Corruption case where Ray served as the undercover agent, and Dan was the case agent. The major undercover operation was developed to gather evidence on corrupt police officers who were accepting payments to act as lookouts and protect illegal gambling dens. Ray and Dan set up two casinos which were actually part of an FBI sting. The case resulted in the indictment and...

Duration:01:15:54

Episode 138: Ray Morrow and Dan Estrem - Cleveland Police Corruption, Undercover Sting (Part 1)

10/17/2018
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In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, retired agents Ray Morrow and Dan Estrem review their Cleveland Police Corruption case where Ray was the undercover agent, and Dan was the case agent. The major undercover operation was developed to gather evidence on corrupt police officers accepting payments to act as lookouts and protect illegal gambling dens. Ray and Dan set up two casinos which were actually part of an FBI sting. The case resulted in the indictment and conviction of 30...

Duration:01:27:48

Episode 137: Mark Thundercloud – Negotiating Philippine Kidnapping, Captain Phillips

10/10/2018
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Retired agent Mark Thundercloud served in the FBI for nearly 28 years. Early in his career, he was trained as a crisis negotiator and was eventually promoted to the FBI Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG), in the Crisis Negotiation Unit. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Mark Thundercloud reviews the case of an American mother and son, Gerfa and Kevin Lunsmann, kidnapped by terrorist organization Abu Sayyaf while visiting relatives in the Philippines. Thundercloud also...

Duration:01:33:40

Episode 136: Michael McGowan - Falsely Accused, Pakistani Heroin

10/3/2018
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Retired agent Michael McGowan served with the FBI for more than 30 years. Early in his career, while assigned to the Philadelphia Division, he worked major drug investigations. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Michael McGowan reviews a Pakistani drug investigation where he was falsely accused and investigated for the theft of $200 million dollars of heroin and cocaine from a secured FBI evidence vault. His reputation and integrity were temporarily destroyed by the false...

Duration:01:31:11

Episode 135: Michael Tabman – Drug Cartel Money Laundering

9/26/2018
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Retired agent Michael Tabman served in the FBI for 24 years. During his early career, he was assigned to an FBI – NYPD Drug Task Force were he gained invaluable investigative experience. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Michael Tabman reviews the case of Stephen Saccoccia, a coin dealer who was convicted of laundering Colombian drug cartel money by creating phony invoices and buying and reselling the same bars of gold. Saccoccia was sentenced to 660 years in prison. After the...

Duration:00:56:18

Episode 134: Michael J. Anderson - Juror Bribery, Obstruction of Justice

9/19/2018
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Retired agent Michael J. Anderson served in the FBI for 22 years. During his Bureau career, he worked primarily Public Corruption cases. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Michael Anderson reviews a case from early in his career when he investigated Miguel Moya, a jury foreman suspected of accepting a $500,000 bribe to vote to acquit Salvador Magluta, and Willy Falcon, two Miami drug kingpins on trial for smuggling cocaine. Later in his career, Michael Anderson served in...

Duration:01:16:10

Episode 133: Kevin Barrows – Identity Theft, Credit Report Fraud

9/12/2018
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Former agent Kevin Barrows served with the FBI for six years. He was assigned to the New York Division where he investigated white-collar crime. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, he reviews a major identity theft case involving a group of individuals who stole more than 30,000 identities through the unauthorized computer-based accessing of information from personal credit reports. Kevin Barrows was also the lead agent on a multi-jurisdictional, multi-agency securities fraud...

Duration:00:49:44

Episode 132: Dan Craft – Jeffrey Dahmer, Interrogating Serial Killers

9/5/2018
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Retired agent Dan Craft served in the FBI for 31 years. During his Bureau career, he was primarily assigned to violent crime investigations and was trained as a criminal profiler and polygraph examiner. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Dan Craft reviews his investigation of Jeffrey Dahmer who he interviewed on four separate occasions, each time developing a comprehensive behavioral profile of the serial killer. Dan Craft also provides tips for interrogating violent criminals....

Duration:01:30:18

Episode 131: Dave Richter – Johnston Gang, Kiddie Gang Murders

8/29/2018
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Retired agent Dave Richter served in the FBI for more than 33 years, ten as a support employee and 23 as a special agent. During most of his agent career, he worked violent crime, general criminal, and white-collar crime matters out of the Philadelphia Division’s Newton Square Resident Agency. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, he reviews his investigation of the Johnston Gang, a violent family-based robbery, and burglary ring responsible for millions of dollars of thefts and...

Duration:00:59:36

Episode 130: Dave Nadolski – Loomis Fargo Vault Sting, Informants

8/22/2018
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Retired agent Dave Nadolski served in the FBI for 21 years. He was assigned to the Detroit, Atlanta, New York, and Boston Field Offices. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Dave Nadolski reviews the Loomis Fargo Vault Sting which introduced an FBI criminal informant into a violent and heavily armed Boston crime gang conspiring to forcefully take over an armored car company’s money vault containing one hundred million dollars. Due to the heroic efforts of Tony Romano, Dave...

Duration:01:32:10

Episode 129: Michael E. Anderson – Enron Investigation

8/15/2018
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Retired agent Michael E. Anderson served with the FBI for 28 years. He was assigned to the San Antonio Division, Austin Resident Agency and as a supervisor at FBI Headquarters, prior to reporting to Houston as a White Collar Crime supervisor managing highly complex Financial Crimes and Intellectual Property Rights investigations. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Michel E. Anderson reviews the Enron Investigation, the largest and most complex White Collar Crime and corporate...

Duration:01:36:27

Episode 128: Stephen Heaney – Philadelphia Tow Truck Ambush

8/8/2018
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Retired agent Stephen Heaney served in the FBI for more than 25 years. His entire career was spent at the Philadelphia Division working, primarily, major thefts and violent crimes. In the episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Steve Heaney reviews a tow truck ambush case where two tow-truck operators hauling confiscated cars for the FBI as part of a drug investigation were ambushed at a busy Center City intersection by gunmen attempting to steal the cars back. During Steve’s career, he...

Duration:01:13:46

Episode 127: Jeff Rinek – Yosemite Park Murders, Child Predators, PTSD (Part 2)

8/1/2018
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Retired agent Jeff Rinek served in the FBI for 30 years, two years as a support employee and 28 as a Special Agent. During his career, he primarily investigated cases of missing and murdered children. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Jeff Rinek reviews how he obtained a confession from serial killer Cary Stayner, responsible for the Yosemite Park Murders, the brutal slayings of two women and two teenage girls. He also discusses the mental toll working child predator and...

Duration:01:40:15