Tax Evasion and Money Laundering

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Victoria Club, 2521 Arroyo Drive, Riverside
Speaker: Rick Speier, Retired Criminal Investigator, IRS

Join us for an entertaining and enlightening presentation.

Rick Speier  spent 29 years as a special agent, manager and executive with IRS Criminal Investigation (CI).  During his management career, he served in a number of increasingly responsible positions with CI including tenures as the Special Agent in Charge of both the San Jose and Los Angeles Field Offices.  He ended his government career in 2006 after serving as the Deputy Chief Criminal Investigation—CI’s second in command.   In this position he supervised CI’s 4600 employees and was responsible for CI’s entire investigative program.  He also served as the Acting Chief Criminal Investigation immediately prior to his retirement.


During his IRS career he was a frequent participant as a panelist and speaker before practitioner groups including the American Bar Association.  As an IRS executive and manager he frequently represented IRS before the media and on Capitol Hill.   He has also testified extensively as a government expert during criminal trials.


Since his retirement he has served as a consultant to attorneys and corporate clients who seek his guidance in matters dealing with all financial crimes and primarily tax controversy matters. 


Rick is a graduate of California Polytechnic University in Pomona.  He became an enrolled agent in 2008.



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