Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section (AFMLS)

Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section (AFMLS)

About the Section

The Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section (AFMLS) leads the Department’s asset forfeiture and anti-money laundering enforcement efforts. AFMLS provides leadership by: (1) prosecuting and coordinating complex, sensitive, multi-district, and international money laundering and asset forfeiture investigations and cases; (2) providing legal and policy assistance and training to federal, state, and local prosecutors and law enforcement personnel, as well as to foreign governments; (3) assisting Departmental and interagency policymakers by developing and reviewing legislative, regulatory, and policy initiatives; and (4) managing the Department’s Asset Forfeiture Program, including distributing forfeited funds and properties to appropriate domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies and to community groups within the United States, as well as adjudicating petitions for remission or mitigation of forfeited assets.  To this effect, AFMLS is comprised of seven units and associated teams.








Related Topics

Asset Forfeiture Program

Program Participants and Roles

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M. Kendall Day
Chief, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section

Deborah Connor
Principal Deputy Chief

Harry S. Harbin
Senior Legal Counsel

Bank Integrity Unit
Claiborne (Clay) W. Porter, Chief
Alessio Evangelista, Deputy Chief

International Unit
Mary Butler, Chief
Daniel Claman, Deputy Chief
Woo Lee, Deputy Chief

Money Laundering and Forfeiture Unit
Pamela Hicks, Chief
Darrin McCullough, Deputy Chief

Office Support Unit
Wendy Taylor, Chief

Policy Unit
Kevin Driscoll, Chief

Program Management and Training Unit
Alice W. Dery, Chief
Jennifer Bickford, Deputy Chief
Craig Newell, Deputy Chief

Program Operations Unit
Gene Patton, Chief
Manuel Gonzalez, Deputy Chief

Special Financial Investigations Unit
Elizabeth Aloi, Chief
David Dalton, Deputy Chief


AFMLS Direct Line
(202) 514-1263

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