Deborah Morrisey, CAMS, CFCS, is currently the Director, AML Compliance for the Caribbean Region of Western Union. She is responsible for regulatory compliance oversight for all the countries within the Caribbean Region that Western Union services.
Ms. Morrisey served over 25 years in the US Government. She ended her government career in 2013 as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Financial Division at the Miami Office for Homeland Security Investigations. During her time with the government, she investigated one of the first Internet based financial fraud schemes to be successfully prosecuted, led a groundbreaking investigation into the laundering of illicit proceeds through insurance policies and headed a division dedicated to investigating all aspects of international financial crimes and money laundering. Ms Morrisey has contributed to legislation seeking to strengthen the laws against money laundering. She has worked closely with the World Bank, Department of Justice, Department of the Treasury and Department of State in the fight against international public corruption.
She is a nationally recognized subject-matter expert (SME) in financial investigations and money laundering. She received a BA in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Seton Hall University. She has taught money laundering investigative techniques and spoken on AML compliance issues at numerous national and international conferences, the International Law Enforcement Academy and at Colombia University’s School of Continuing Education.