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|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2009
|CONTACT: Steve Hudak
FinCEN Selects ATF Official to Head Analysis Division
VIENNA, Va. - The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the selection of Nicholas Colucci as head of the bureau's Analysis and Liaison Division (ALD).
"FinCEN is pleased to have Nicholas Colucci in this key position," said FinCEN Director James H. Freis, Jr. "As head of FinCEN's Analysis and Liaison Division, Nick is responsible for overseeing major activities at FinCEN including working with and providing law enforcement with valuable insights into financial crimes and continually improving our support to our state and federal partners."
Mr. Colucci has broad and deep experience having served in a number of positions during his nearly 17 years with the Federal government. He comes to FinCEN from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) where he most recently served as Deputy Assistant Director in the Office of Public and Government Affairs. While at ATF, Colucci also held positions as Chief of Field Management Staff and Deputy Division Chief of the Firearms Programs Division, Director of Industry Operations, Area Supervisor, Firearms Specialist and Industry Operations Investigator.
FinCEN's ALD is responsible for fusing Bank Secrecy Act data with all-source information to produce analytic products supporting the needs of domestic law enforcement at the Federal, State, and Local levels and the intelligence community.
The mission of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is to safeguard the financial system from the abuses of financial crime, including terrorist financing, money laundering, and other illicit activity. We achieve this mission by: administering the Bank Secrecy Act; supporting law enforcement, intelligence, and regulatory agencies through sharing and analysis of financial intelligence; building global cooperation with our counterpart financial intelligence units; and networking people, ideas, and information.