Kevin Jeram supervises the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) financial investigative team at the US Embassy in Mexico City. This group of special agents and intelligence analysts work closely with Mexican law enforcement counterparts to prosecute drug cartel leadership, professional money launderers, corrupt officials connected to narcotics trafficking, as well as identify and seize assets as well as implement OFAC sanctions.
Prior to serving in Mexico, he directed DEA’s International Sensitive Investigative Unit (SIU) training program that provides specialized instruction and equipment to over 1,000 foreign police officers located throughout Latin America, Africa and Asia. In addition, he designed and implemented anti-money laundering (AML) training programs worldwide for the Department of Justice, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (DOJ/MLARS).
Mr. Jeram worked in a financial investigative team while stationed in the US Embassy in Bogota, Colombia from 2003 to 2009. He began his career in New York City in 1998 and has a long history of conducting international money laundering investigations. Mr. Jeram is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in Latin American Studies. He subsequently earned a master’s degree in public administration from the Johns Hopkins University.