John F. Tobon

MA, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (1997)

Phone: 305-348-7266



Mr. Tobon currently serves as a federal law enforcement executive with over 20 years of experience investigating money laundering and financial crime.  He is a recognized subject matter expert; his analysis of money laundering issues and financial crime risk are often featured in national and international television and print media.

During his over 20-year law enforcement career he has participated in numerous high-profile money-laundering investigations targeting trans-national criminal organizations as a case agent, undercover operative and supervisor. He has helped shape international anti-money laundering policy as a member of U.S. delegations to inter-governmental policy making bodies, to include the Financial Action Task Force (FATF); he regularly shares his knowledge and expertise at conferences and training sessions attended by public and private industry personnel from around the world.

In 1997, Mr. Tobon earned a combined Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the City University of New York (CUNY), John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is a native Spanish speaker.

Courses Taught

ISS 6640: Global Financial Crimes
ISS 6926: Capstone Project