DRT Investigations & Compliance and White Collar Group expands and adds talent

Miami, May 26, 2022 – Diaz Reus International Law Firm (DRT) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members of the firm’s Business Intelligence, Investigations, Compliance and White-Collar Groups.

Alex Morales and Rick Simpson, both former Special Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), have joined DRT after long and distinguished careers with the FBI. Alex and Rick have extensive investigative experience in the areas of counter-intelligence, FCPA, Corruption/Kleptocracy, and Money Laundering.

DRT’s Global Managing Partner, Michael Diaz, Jr., stated “Rick and Alex will be joining a talented and seasoned group of multi-disciplined former agents, law enforcement and intelligence officials that comprise DRT Investigations. We are excited and proud to have them join DRT. Their experience and skill-set in criminal investigations involving money laundering,  fraud, OFAC enforcement and sanctions, sensitive foreign intelligence matters, and asset seizure and recovery will add a valuable component to DRT’s White Collar practice.“

Rick spent 26 years with the FBI where he focused on criminal investigations. He most recently was the Supervisor of the FBI’s FCPA Corruption/Kleptocracy Unit in Miami, FL, before leaving government service to join DRT. 

Alex spent 21 years with the FBI, where he specialized in counter-intelligence, money laundering, and drug trafficking investigations while being stationed overseas in Latin America. He most recently was assigned to Human Intelligence; Human Trafficking – Crimes Against Children before leaving government service to join DRT.

DRT is honored to welcome Alex and Rick to its investigative, intelligence and compliance groups.

About DRT

Diaz Reus International Law Firm (DRT) operates a full service law firm on five continents, across 33 offices in key business centers, offering a global practice centered around national and international parallel proceedings and business transactions, and includes Board Certified lawyers in International Litigation & Arbitration, International Law, and Immigration & Nationality Law. DRT practices in the following broad areas: sovereign immunity, trade, commerce, finance; fraud, civil litigation and arbitration, asset identification, location, tracing and recovery, crypto currency, white collar crime, regulatory and criminal investigations, and defense in matters of corruption, bribery, anti-money laundering, OFAC, CAATSA, Specially Designated Nationals, the Magnitsky Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bank Secrecy Act, and politically sensitive investigations including the recovery of U.S. immigration status and visas.

Media contact: Marta Colomar-Garcia, Administrative Managing Partner – [email protected] Tel: +1 305 375 9220

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