Matthew Fishler

Special Agent

US Secret Service, Criminal Investigative Division - Treasury Liaison __ United States of America

Thursday 22/03/2018 __ 09:30-09:50

Session 1 __ Banknote authentication in an untrained world

The Liffey B __ Level 1

Matthew Fishler has been a special agent with the U.S. Secret Service for over 16 years. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1998 and spent over a year as a bank manager before joining the Secret Service.

Matthew has worked across the United States, beginning his career at the Los Angeles Field Office, where he served in the Bank Fraud Unit and the Electronic Crimes Task Force, and moving from the Salt Lake City Resident Office and Presidential Protective Division to Washington, D.C. to take up his current position in the Criminal Investigation Division at Secret Service headquarters.

While assigned to the Criminal Investigative Division, Matthew received the DHS Secretary’s Award in 2014 for his efforts leading to the dismantling of the Russian-Israeli counterfeit distribution network and plant seizure.Today, he is considered a leading expert on counterfeit investigations in the Secret Service.

Matthew currently serves as an adviser and liaison at the Department of the Treasury.

The Retail Factor

The Retail Factor is an exploration into how the competitive US retail market has transformed the counterfeit currency racket, including a case study of the successful mitigation of counterfeit exposure by alert retailers.