David Chaves

Securities Fraud Program Manager, Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Special Agent David A. Chaves is a senior FBI Official assigned to the New York Division. He serves as the securities fraud program manager for the most visible securities cases prosecuted over the last decade. He is widely recognized as the chief strategist in coordinating these complex white collar investigations and for infiltrating corrupt participants in the hedge fund industry through the use of sophisticated techniques, undercover operations, and wire taps.

He is a securities fraud subject matter expert and lectures to audiences in both the public and private sector on securities fraud, FCPA, and cyber threats to the financial industry.  Prior to joining the FBI he was a civil litigation attorney in Boston, MA.