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    The Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking experienced attorneys to fill two positions in the Policy Unit of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section in Washington, DC.

    The Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section (AFMLS) leads the Department's asset forfeiture and anti-money laundering enforcement efforts. AFMLS provides leadership by: (1) prosecuting and coordinating complex, sensitive, multi-district, and international money laundering and asset forfeiture investigations and cases; (2) providing legal and policy assistance and training to federal, state, and local prosecutors and law enforcement personnel, as well as to foreign governments; (3) assisting Departmental and interagency policymakers by developing and reviewing legislative, regulatory, and policy initiatives; and (4) managing the Department's Asset Forfeiture Program, including distributing forfeited funds and properties to appropriate domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies, as well as adjudicating petitions for remission or mitigation of forfeited assets.

    If you previously applied to the Attorney Advisor announcement 17-CRM-AFMLS-009, your application is still under consideration. There is no need to reapply to this posting.

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    The incumbent's responsibilities will include:

    • Development and review of national policy initiatives and strategies on money laundering related issues with a focus on anti-money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act enforcement;
    • Development of legislative initiatives and strategies, preparation of positions on legislation proposed by Congress, and preparation of responses to congressional inquiries on issues within the Section's area of expertise;
    • Preparation of policy guidance and regulations relating to money laundering, including policies and regulations governing virtual currency;
    • Represent AFMLS in dealings with the national money laundering community, regulatory community, interagency partners, and state and local partners, as well as outreach to the private sector; and
    • Provide advice on strategic planning of public appearances and perform speech writing duties related to asset forfeiture and money laundering issues for the Assistant Attorney General, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, and Chief of AFMLS.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel will be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    United States Citizens

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