John A. Cassara is a former U.S. intelligence officer and Treasury Special Agent. He retired after a 26 year career in the federal government intelligence and law enforcement communities. He is considered an expert in anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, with particular expertise in the areas of money laundering in the Middle East and the growing threat of alternative remittance systems and forms of trade-based money laundering and value transfer.
Since his retirement, he has lectured in the United States and around the world on a variety transnational crime issues. He is a industry advisor for SAS – the analytics company.