Shane Washington is Western Union’s (WU) Law Enforcement Outreach and Investigations (LEOI) Regional Manager for Latin America and The Caribbean (LACA) within the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU).
Shane provides guidance and assistance with investigative and intelligence efforts for law enforcement (LE) partners and stakeholders throughout the LACA region.
Shane leads information dissemination initiatives with LE partners to establish international and domestic partnerships to further identify, disrupt, and dismantle Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) and/or individuals linked to Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Drug Trafficking, Human Smuggling/Trafficking, Weapons Trafficking, Child Pornography, Fraud and other major typologies.
Shane also collaborates with WU internal departments including Fraud and Risk, Legal, Audit, Compliance and Operations.
Shane has over 10 years of experience within WU in different AML/CTF Compliance roles as Supervisor in areas such as Government Sanctions and Interdictions, Know Your Customer and Fraud, also as a Fraud Analyst and Investigator.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering and is a certified Financial Crime Specialist.