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.

Angelo L. Troncoso //2015 - present, President

Professional Experience

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

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Security Clearance