Gregory Coleman is the FBI Special Agent responsible for the criminal investigation of Jordan Belfort. Belfort’s rise to power and subsequent arrest and conviction were chronicled in the movie, “The Wolf of Wall Street.” The movie was directed by Martin Scorsese and starred Leonardo DiCaprio. Mr. Coleman was portrayed by Kyle Chandler.
Mr. Coleman recently retired from the FBI with over 25 years of experience investigating financial crimes and money laundering. Mr. Coleman specialized in complex stock market manipulation and international money laundering investigations with a special emphasis on investigations where the proceeds of crime were laundered using offshore shell corporations and bank accounts. As the case agent in charge of those investigations, Mr. Coleman was responsible for the overall direction of all investigative activities, including the tracing of illicit funds, witness interviews, confidential source development, and document analysis.
Coleman Worldwide Advisors offers anti-money laundering (AML)/Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) training and consulting services to the financial community and other firms subject to AML/BSA regulations. The training is unique in that it is based on the real-life experiences of law enforcement officers, regulatory authorities, and financial industry participants.
Mr. Coleman is a frequent keynote speaker and guest lecturer on “The Wolf of Wall Street” investigation as well as topics including International Money Laundering; Risks Associated with Bitcoin; and Understanding and Using Body Language & Statement Analysis. Mr. Coleman has spoken to audiences in 14 countries and has significant experience giving presentations utilizing simultaneous translation.