The presentation will include an overview of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office and then a brief introduction of Sallyann Nelligan's career investigating financial crimes at the Suffolk County DA's Office and at the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, including a discussion of raising awareness of financial crimes, red flags and examples of a few case studies. 

Nelligan is the Director of the Financial Investigations Division in the Criminal Bureau in Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office. Since joining the office in March 1998, she has investigated hundreds of cases of financial fraud, elder financial exploitation, public corruption, and human trafficking working closely with prosecutors, victim/witness advocates and state troopers assigned to the office. She has testified in grand jury presentations and as a summary witness at numerous trials. Sallyann has been trained in financial crimes at FLETC (Federal Law Enforcement Training Center), National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and NESPIN (New England State Police Information Network). Sallyann is a long-standing member of the IAFCI (International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators). Prior to joining the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, she served as a victim advocate and financial investigator for nine years at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.

Sallyann is a graduate of Suffolk University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Sallyann has also created and presented trainings on the topics of interviewing, report writing and understanding bank documentary evidence at the AG Institute in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and has presented trainings on witness testimony at NAGTRI (National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute).

This event is sponsored by the Martin Institute for Law & Society.

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