2024-04 ARGENTINA – Anti-Money Laundering: Current Trends, Prosecutions, and the Challenges around Crypto Assets (Specialty)


Carlos L. Ramón

United States Internal Revenue Service

Special Agent for Criminal Investigation


Special Agent for Criminal Investigation with the United States Internal Revenue Service. He has over twenty-one years of federal law enforcement experience in the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) of the Department of Justice; as a Customs and Border Protection Officer in the Department of Homeland Security; and since 2006 as a Special Agent with the IRS-CI. He has led various programs such as QRP/RPP Coordinator, Identity Theft Coordinator, Firearms/Use of Force Instructor, On-the-Job Instructor, IRS-OCDETF Coordinator for PR and USVI. Former Supervisory Special Agent, National Identity Theft Coordinator, ASAC for the Miami Field Office, Acting Deputy Attaché - Colombia Post, and currently Program Manager of Cyber and Forensic Services - Cyber Crimes and LATAM Cyber Attaché. He has worked on investigation of criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code and related financial crimes, money laundering, public corruption, cybercrime, identity theft and narcotics. He has extensive experience as a Law Enforcement Instructor and in international training programmes on issues related to financial cybercrime and virtual currencies. In addition, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Pennsylvania State University, a Master's degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, and a Doctorate in Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Ana G. Méndez University. His doctoral thesis is "Factors affecting the acceptance of Blockchain Technology in mobile financial transactions and services."