Angelo L. Troncoso //2015 - present, President
Chase & Associates, Inc. 2011 - Present
Assists clients with respect to white-collar investigations, including criminal tax, Ponzi scheme, advanced fee scheme, bankruptcy fraud and other crimes. He is bilingual and is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division 2006 - 2011
Supervisory Special Agent - Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida
Maintained direct supervision of Special Agents and support staff conducting complex white-collar and other financial investigations in numerous program areas including criminal tax, corporate fraud, bankruptcy fraud, healthcare fraud, public corruption, money laundering, narcotics, terrorism, and the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative. Investigations required advanced forensic accounting skills and adherence to accounting principles. Evaluated, selected and monitored progress of all criminal cases assigned to Special Agents in St. Petersburg, Florida. Coordinated law enforcement investigative activities with local, state, and federal agencies. Performed periodic case reviews and special agent evaluations.
Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division 1986 - 2006
Special Agent - Tampa, Florida
Initiated, planned, and conducted complex white-collar and other financial investigations utilizing direct and indirect methods of proof and utilizing grand jury and administrative processes. Participated in numerous multi-agency task force investigations including the Corporate Fraud Task Force, Healthcare Fraud Task Force, Bankruptcy Fraud Task Force, and Organized Crime Task Force.
Lead case agent on numerous investigations that required complex financial accounts analyses, tracing of assets, examination of corporate books and records, in-depth financial interviews, execution of search and arrest warrants, surveillance and report writing.
Many of these investigations required coordination with foreign countries to secure evidence, locate assets, and coordinate enforcement activities.
Conducted investigations to identify and locate assets for both criminal and civil asset forfeiture investigations.
Assigned as primary undercover agent on numerous domestic and international investigations involving narcotics, money laundering, and tax offenses. Undercover identity ranged from international banker to narcotics trafficker.
Extensive experience testifying as both an undercover agent and case agent on tax, general fraud, and money laundering investigations in trials and grand jury investigations. Also assisted Department of Justice attorneys in preparation for trial and other court-related activities.
Provided armed escorts for government personnel and security protection details for political dignitaries.
On-the-Job instructor responsible for training, evaluation and development of newly hired special agents.
Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division 1984 - 1986
Special Agent Intern - Tampa, Florida
Participated in the Internal Revenue Service intern program prior to accepting a position as a special agent.
Education and Training
- Bachelor of Arts Degree, Accounting, University of South Florida, 1986
- Tax for Criminal Investigation, National Criminal Investigation Training Academy, 1986
- Criminal Investigator Training, National Criminal Investigation Training Academy, 1986
- Special Agent Investigative Techniques, National Criminal Investigation Training Academy, 1987
- Firearms Instructor Training, National Criminal Investigation Training Academy, 1988
- Advanced Firearms Training Program, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1990
- Undercover Agent Training Program, Washington, DC, 1991
- Asset Forfeiture Training Seminar, Department of Justice, 1999
- Anti-Terrorism Training for Law Enforcement, Department of Justice, 2002
- On-the-Job nstructor Training, National Criminal Investigation Training Academy, 2002
- Supervisory Special Agent Core Training, Washington DC, 2006
- Continuing Professional Education Courses, Internal Revenue Service and United States Department of Justice
Conference / Training Presentations / Media
- CNBC, American Greed - Greater Ministries International, originally aired on February 1, 2009
- United States Congress, House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight
- Financial Investigative Techniques, Federal Bureau of investigation Quantico Virginia
- United States District Court, Middle Judicial District of Florida
- Institute of Management Accountants, Tax Fraud Investigations
- Argentine Tax Delegation, Fraud Examination and Internal Controls
- 2011 - Qualified as an expert in financial investigative techniques and tax return analysis, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orange County Florida, during the civil case of Center For Special Needs Trust, Inc. vs James Scott Pendergraft.
- 2011 - Qualified as an expert in financial investigative techniques and tax return analysis, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia, during the civil case of Camay Williams as Administrator for the Estate of Marcel Mackey vs. Einstein Healthcare Network.
- 2011 - Qualified as an expert witness in forensic accounting, fraud, and financial investigations, Pinellas County Circuit Court during the civil case of Richard Nunziata vs. Trans Health Management, Inc.
- 2012 - Qualified as an expert witness in forensic accounting, fraud, and financial investigations, Alachua County Circuit Court, during the case of Joseph Webb by and Through Rose M. Webb, Ltd. vs. Trans Healthcare, Inc., et al.
- 2013 - Qualified as an expert witness in forensic accounting, fraud, and financial investigations, Polk County Circuit Court, during the case of Brenda Shattuck as Successor Personal Representative of Arlene Anne Townshend vs. Trans Healthcare, Inc., et al.
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- Association of Former Special Agents, Internal Revenue Service (AFSA)
- Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA)
- Maintained Top Secret clearance while employed by the United States Department of the Treasury.