Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS)

Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS)

About the Section

The Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS) leads the Department’s asset forfeiture and anti-money laundering enforcement efforts. MLARS 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, MLARS is comprised of seven units and associated teams.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related Topics

Asset Forfeiture Program

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Leadership 

Deborah Connor
Chief
 

Curt Bohling
Acting Principal Deputy Chief
 

Bank Integrity Unit
Molly Moeser, Acting Chief
 

International Unit
Mary Butler, Chief
Daniel Claman, Principal Deputy Chief
Stephen Campbell, Deputy Chief
Adam Schwartz, Deputy Chief
 

Money Laundering and Forfeiture Unit
Stephen Sola, Chief
Mary Daly, Deputy Chief
 

Office Support Unit
Wendy Taylor, Chief
 

Policy Unit
Sarah B. Dorsey, Chief
 

Program Management and Training Unit
Jennifer Bickford, Chief
Matt Colon, Deputy Chief
Craig Newell, Deputy Chief
 

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

Contact 

MLARS Direct Line
(202) 514-1263