Stephen Scott is a former member of the RCMP and current consultant to the UNODC GPML in Southern Africa and a German NGO (GIZ) in the field of facilitating money laundering and asset forfeiture training. This has included in person mentoring to law enforcement and intelligence officers in Tanzania and online to countries in the Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network of Southern Africa (ARINSA), Europe and the Balkans.
Additionally, Stephen is a licensed Private Investigator in Alberta and is currently contracted to firms that conduct, due diligence, OSINT and asset recovery investigations as well as investigations on behalf of the Alberta Office of Public Guardian. Stephen worked in the Calgary Integrated Proceeds of Crime AML Team, INSET and the IMET JSIU where he managed and conducted money laundering, asset forfeiture, organized crime and terrorist financing investigations for 24 years.
As a member of the RCMP IPOC AML Unit Stephen served as the FINTRAC liaison, CBSA contact and the “gatekeeper” to the Alberta Justice Civil Forfeiture program. He was a designer and facilitator on the RCMP Advanced and Basic Proceeds of Crime courses as well as a facilitator at the Canadian Police College for the National Expert Witness training and Drafting Information to Obtain Search warrants courses. Stephen Scott served on contract as a sworn member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Bureau of Financial Investigations in 2019 and 2020 conducting international money laundering and asset forfeiture investigations before returning to Canada due to the pandemic.