Chase and Associates - Forensic Investigative Services

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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.

Jeb R. Ferebee - CPA, CFF, CFE // Vice President

Professional Experience

Chase & Associates, Inc.

Vice President 4/2013 to Present
Directs and conducts complex financial fraud and white-collar related investigations, including matters involving defense contract fraud and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

Special Agent - 6/2010 to 6/2012
Assigned in Afghanistan to the International Contract Corruption Task Force (ICCTF) conducting investigations of procurement fraud, bribery, and anti-money laundering related to U.S. reconstruction funding. Investigations were often conducted under hostile conditions in an environment where corruption and bribery were systemic.

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Special Agent 1991 to 2010
Led numerous investigations targeting a wide variety of illegal drug offenders. Responsible for all aspects of the investigation including initial analysis, planning, and implementation. Cases ranged from the local violators to multi-kilogram international trafficking organizations. Routinely targeted, traced, and seized illicit proceeds/assets through civil and criminal forfeiture methods. As a Senior Special Agent and field training agent, collateral duties included training, advising and mentoring new investigators. Active firearms instructor for over 16 years. Participated in specialized training and paramilitary foreign counter drug operations in South America and Southeast Asia.

IRS Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CID)

Special Agent 1984 to 1991
Investigated Federal violations related primarily to income tax evasion and anti-money laundering. Typically these matters were long term white collar investigations. Complexities necessitated that the documentation of evidence be in-depth and detailed. Investigations required working knowledge of financial/banking rules and regulations and typically involved the use of indirect methods of proof. These financial fraud investigations frequently required the application of advanced forensic accounting skills. Investigations ranged from business professionals to illegal drug traffickers.

Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Professional Organizations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Association of Former Special Agents of the IRS (AFSA-IRS)
Association of Former Federal Narcotics Agents (AFFNA)
Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA)

Education and Training

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Bachelor of Science in Accounting 1982
US State Department Afghan Familiarization Arlington, VA
US State Department PRT Training (Forward Deployed Personnel) Arlington, VA
US State Department Counter Threat (FACT) training Arlington, VA
DEA sponsored U.S. Army Ranger training (Operation Snowcap) Ft. Benning, GA
DEA Conspiracy & Complex Investigations Quantico, VA
DEA Marijuana Investigator Course Muskogee, OK
DEA Undercover Operations Seminar Tampa, FL
DEA Field Training Agent (FTA) Quantico, VA
DEA Physical Fitness Assessor Quantico, VA
DEA Firearms Instructor Quantico, VA
DEA Basic Agent Training Quantico, VA
Multijurisdictional Counter Drug TF Money Laundering/Currency Violations Tampa, FL
US DOJ Asset Forfeiture/Financial Investigations Tampa, FL
IRS Special Agent Investigative Techniques Glynco, GA
IRS Criminal Investigator Training Glynco, GA
IRS Basic Income Tax Glynco, GA
MidSouth Institute Advanced Handgun, Shotgun, Rifle Training Cormorant, MS
International Tactical Training Seminar Advanced Carbine Course Atlanta, GA
International Tactical Training Seminar Intermediate Handgun Course Lakeland, FL

Awards and Commendations
DEA Administrator Award 2009
DEA Exceptional Performance Award 2001
DEA Special Act Award 1998
DEA Outstanding Contribution Award 1994
DEA Possible Club Tactical Shooting Award 1991
IRS Special Act Award 1986

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