Louis Skenderis has spent 18 years dealing with criminal investigations and federal financial regulations, and currently works for the United States Department of Education. He began his career as a regulatory policy specialist for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in Virginia, where he used Bank Secrecy Act data to assist law enforcement officials with criminal and intelligence investigations. After 4 years, Louis Skenderis transitioned to the US Department of Homeland Security, where he served as a special agent and led complex criminal investigations relating to import/export control, public corruption, the Patriot Act, the Money Laundering Control Act, and more. He successfully dismantled a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme in the foreign currency exchange market and helped end the 15-year career of a human trafficker.
From there, Louis Skenderis served as general counsel for National Check and Currency, and a regulatory interpretation specialist for the Department of the Treasury. In his current role as a special agent for the Office of Inspector General, he handles criminal investigations into Federal Student Aid fraud and other departmental programs. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University and a juris doctor from Syracuse University College of Law.