Sandra Bredemus, CICA
Managing Intelligence Analyst
Sandy spent a full career in the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) with more than 44 years of experience. Her most recent position was as a Supervisory Investigative Analyst with over 28 years of experience serving as the lead analyst on major investigative operations and coordinating the development of specialized analytical processes. Sandy has held a Top-Secret Security Clearance.
Throughout her career, Sandy conducted independent research and analysis on complex fraud and electronic crimes cases, including financial fraud, international data breaches, terrorism and transnational organized crime rings. Sandy served as a technical expert on all matters related to asset forfeiture, to include determining and locating assets appropriate for seizure. She participated in an inter-agency unit focusing on terrorist financing immediately after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sandy supervised and mentored investigative analysts on a regional basis and participated in the development of an investigative analyst training program for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC).
Sandy served as lead analyst on the MN Financial and Electronic Crimes Task Force. Sandy received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Metropolitan State University and an Information System Analysis & Design Certificate from the University of Minnesota. Sandy is certified as a Lifetime Criminal Intelligence Certified Analyst - International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA).
Sandy has received countless career distinctions, honors and awards, to include; the United States Secret Service (USSS), Director’s Impact Award, USSS Investigative Analyst of the Year, the Justice Award of Exceptional Service from the United States Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota (USAO-MN), Recognition Award from the FBI, Minneapolis, and a Recognition Award from New Scotland Yard, “Organised Crime Group”, London, England.