Greg Ruppert is the chief of Charles Schwab Corporation’s Financial Crimes Investigations (FCI) group, which encompasses the enterprise-wide anti-money laundering (ALD), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), fraud prevention and investigative programs of the firm.
Prior to joining Schwab in 2014, Ruppert spent over 17 years with the FBI. Most recently, he was a senior executive at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., where he oversaw the Cyber Division’s efforts to combat the highest priority cyber threats.
Ruppert began his FBI career in the Boston Field Office specializing in complex corporate and securities fraud, money laundering, financial crimes and cyber fraud. He also served on the Enron Task Force as a senior investigator assigned to investigate Enron’s CFO and other senior corporate officials.
Ruppert is also experienced in the FBI’s anti-terrorism efforts. He led a team, as part of the FBI’s 9/11 investigation, which uncovered the hijacker’s financial activities and sources of funding. He later joined the Terrorist Financing Operations Section (TFOS) where he created a unit responsible for the investigation of terrorism-related money laundering and illegal charity-based fundraising.
Ruppert also served internationally in The Hague, Netherlands and then Berlin, Germany, where he led one of the FBI’s largest international offices. He is also a member of the California bar.