Bank Examiner (BSA/AML Specialist)
Office of the Comptroller of The Currency (OCC)
Craig Hirsch is a Bank Examiner specializing in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing. The scope of his OCC examinations includes the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) laws and regulations. He is part of the OCC Southern District’s BSA Working Group, performs analyses on FinCEN data for various banks in the Southern District, and is part of an interagency team that reviews Suspicious Activity Reports on a monthly basis. Mr. Hirsch is an instructor for the OCC’s domestic and foreign AML Schools and has spoken at various industry conferences on a wide range of BSA/AML/OFAC topics. He has written articles on BSA/AML and fraud, which have appeared in national publications. Before joining the OCC, Craig spent over nine years as a consultant in the areas of anti-money laundering, forensic accounting, and financial statement audit. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Public Accountant.
We have assembled a panel of examiners from the various regulatory agencies to share with us their “ground floor” view of the current issues and challenges that arise in the examination process.