Ed Rodriguez (CAMS) is the principal and founder of EORS Consulting LLC. Prior to forming his own firm, Ed was practice leader of Watkins Meegan LLC, a CPA firm in the DC region, in the area of Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Compliance Services. Ed has deep and varied subject matter expertise in AML compliance, having completed a career as a Special Agent with IRS Criminal Investigations (CI) where he conducted and supervised tax and money-laundering investigations for 25 years.
Prior to being assigned to Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OFC), he was a senior analyst in IRS CI HQ in the Financial Crimes Section where he oversaw the IRS CI’s national money laundering program. Reviewed money laundering policy and supported CI’s field offices globally. Strategic analysis reviews were intended to enhance money laundering investigations. Coordinated and trained all the National CI’s 81 Suspicious Activity Review teams (SARs) within all of CI’s Field Offices.
While in New York Field Office (NYFO) as a Supervisor for IRS CI, he presented numerous engagements as an expert in money laundering and BSA enforcement to law enforcement and industry communities. He supervised in the El Dorado Task Force in NYC which involved money laundering and criminal financial investigations. He also supervised the IRS NYFO SAR-Review Team by enforcing BSA statutes such as Title 31. Then finally he supervised in the New York Asset Forfeiture Task Force working on criminal investigations while evaluating the potential to execute the federal asset forfeiture and seizure statutes.