Chase and Associates - Forensic Investigative Services


Chase & Associates employs former federal law enforcement officers throughout the United States, as well as former law enforcement officers located in several foreign jurisdictions. The company's associates in North America, Europe, South America, Central America, and several Caribbean islands have routinely resolved issues for clients in a discreet and expeditious manner.

James Baxter // Vice President

After he received his accounting degree from the University of South Florida, Jim Baxter became a Special Agent with the IRS Criminal Investigation Division. During his 26-year career, he participated in all facets of financial investigations, including tax fraud, money laundering, drug conspiracies, political corruption and financial forfeitures.

Mr. Baxter was the lead investigator in several nationally significant investigations, including the prosecution of corrupt political figures and leaders of international drug conspiracies. He has extensive experience interviewing witnesses, testifying and organizing evidence for trial presentation. In addition, Mr. Baxter has served as an instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, Georgia.

After retiring from the IRS Criminal Investigation Division, Mr. Baxter was retained by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center to train IRS agents in various disciplines, including financial investigative techniques. In addition, he also provided consulting services to a number of companies in the private sector.

Jim Baxter is a former U.S. Army officer and a Vietnam War Veteran.