Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2007

NATIONAL PRESS OFFICE
(202) 324-3691
www.fbi.gov

KEITH SLOTTER NAMED SAC IN SAN DIEGO

Washington, D.C. – Keith Slotter, a 20-year veteran of the FBI, has been named Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the FBI’s San Diego Office. Director Robert S. Mueller, III, appointed him to this position to replace retired SAC Daniel Dzwilewski. Most recently, Mr. Slotter served as the Assistant Director of the Training and Development Division since November 2006.

Mr. Slotter entered on duty as a Special Agent of the FBI in June 1987. He has served in the Buffalo and Miami field offices, and as a Supervisor in the Financial Institution Fraud and Computer Crimes Unit at FBI Headquarters, before serving as a white-collar crime supervisor in Connecticut.  Mr. Slotter was Assistant Special Agent in Charge in Cleveland, responsible for managing northern Ohio’s Violent Crime, Counterterrorism, Foreign Counterintelligence, and Cyber Crimes Programs.  He then managed the Financial Crimes Program, implementing the FBI’s national white-collar crime strategy.  He served as the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Sacramento field office, overseeing all investigative programs and covering 34 of the 58 counties in California prior to his assignment as the Deputy Assistant Director responsible for all operations at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Mr. Slotter has spent the majority of his FBI career investigating and managing a vast variety of white-collar criminal matters, including bank fraud, securities fraud, public corruption, telemarketing fraud and other economic crimes.  While in Miami, Mr. Slotter was an undercover Agent in Operation "Disconnect" which successfully targeted illegal boiler room operations throughout the country.  He also initiated Miami undercover operation "Sunstroke" which eventually evolved into national Operation "Senior Sentinel", one of the most successful undercover cases in law enforcement history, with arrests of over 1,200 individuals in the mid-1990s.  As a manager in New Haven and Cleveland, he led numerous high-profile investigations, including public corruption cases invo lving the Hartford Police Department and the former Connecticut State Treasurer.

After graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in accounting, Mr. Slotter worked in the field of public accounting and as an auditor within the Asset-Based Lending division of People's Bank, Bridgeport, Connecticut.  Mr. Slotter is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the AICPA, Connecticut State Board of Accountancy, and many other professional organizations.  In the spring 2004 issue of CPA Magazine, Mr. Slotter was named as one of the world's 100 most influential CPAs.  He has written a myriad of articles on crime, management and investigative topics, and appeared as a fraud commentator on The Today Show, Later Today, Good Morning America, Inside Science, and the CBS Evening News.  He is also a literary advisor for the FBI's Law Enforcement Bulletin Magazine.  In 1997, Mr. Slotter wrote and produced the short film "Shattered Faith - White-Collar Crime in America", starring Brian Dennehy.  He also co-produced and corroborated on the screenplay for “A Meeting of Minds,” a joint U.S./British drama centered on international corporate espionage.   

          
Mr. Slotter has also provided instruction on a variety of topics to hundreds of law enforcement, civic, and private sector organizations, including the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and the International Law Enforcement Academies in Budapest, Hungary and Bangkok, Thailand.
          


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