Jennifer O'Donnell, CFE, CAMS
Managing Investigative Consultant
Jennifer has over 27 years of law enforcement experience. She has investigated a wide variety of crimes such as; fraud, embezzlement, human trafficking, identity theft, tax evasion, homicides, drug trafficking and money laundering. She has worked with both state and federal law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute complex financial investigations.
Jennifer has been the lead investigator on several multi-million dollar embezzlement investigations. She was able to identify the different fraud schemes, recover millions of dollars in assets, and obtain multiple indictments and successful prosecutions.
Jennifer’s professional service includes; Board member – Greater Twin Cities Chapter Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Member – Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), and Member – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Minnesota and an Accounting Certificate from St. Mary’s University. She is also a graduate of Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She has additional training in Forensic Statement Analysis.
Jennifer has additional certificates and training including; Certified Fraud Examiner – ACFE, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists – ACAMS, Cyber-Enabled Crime Certificate – ACAMS, Money Laundering Schemes: Identifying and Investigation – ACFE, Money Laundering & Asset Forfeiture – FLETC, Forensic Statement Analysis – Law-Tech Consultants, and Reid Interview & Interrogation – Reid & Associates, Incorporated.
Jennifer has also received numerous distinctions and awards to include from the; United States Secret Service (USSS) for criminal investigative work in the areas of complex fraud investigations and asset seizure & forfeiture; the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN); and Honorable Mention Detective of the Year.