Debra LaPrevotte is the Senior Investigator for The Sentry The Sentry is an investigative and policy team that follows the dirty money connected to African war criminals and transnational war profiteers. Debra is currently investigating violent kleptocracy in Sudan, South Sudan, Congo (DRC), and Central African Republic.
Prior to joining The Sentry, Debra retired after 20 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Debra served as a Supervisory Special Agent on the International Corruption Unit at FBI Headquarters. Debra was instrumental in initiating the FBI’s Kleptocracy program and seized more than $1 billion dollars from foreign corrupt officials. Debra has spent the past 26 years working international corruption investigations. Debra is also a Forensic Scientist and spent several years on the FBI’s Evidence Response Team Unit at the FBI Lab.