Matthew Hogan, CAMS—Connecticut, USA

Matthew Hogan

Matthew Hogan is a dedicated anti-financial crime professional with over 15 years of experience conducting complex, collaborative criminal investigations. As a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Hogan has extensively partnered with private sector financial institutions and federal agencies to proactively combat money laundering, fraud, and cyber and cryptocurrency crimes. His proficiency in leading teams and working independently has contributed to creating a safer client environment and strategically positioned fraud prevention operations.

Currently, Hogan serves as a detective with the Connecticut State Police, where he is responsible for major case investigations. He is also a task force officer with the U.S. Secret Service’s Connecticut Financial Crimes Task Force, where he is developing and implementing multi-jurisdictional investigations in conjunction with the Department of Justice’s suspicious activity report review team. In addition, he co-founded the Connecticut State Police’s cryptocurrency working group to facilitate the adoption of cutting-edge blockchain tracing tools and conduct in-depth investigations. In the three years since the inception of their cryptocurrency investigations, they have recovered over $3.8 million for victims.

Hogan is passionate about educating local and state law enforcement on financial crime investigations and providing training to Connecticut residents, particularly seniors, on the most current fraud trends. With a strong commitment to education and community service, he volunteers with the ACAMS Connecticut Chapter, the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators and AARP’s Fraud Watch Network.

Hogan earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of New Haven and a master’s degree in financial crime investigations. He is currently working on obtaining the John C. Maxwell Leadership Certified Team certification.

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