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David Szuchman

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VP, Head of Global Financial Crime Compliance
New York, NY, USA


David Szuchman is currently an Executive Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Investigation Division at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. 
 
David began his legal career at the Manhattan DAs Office in 1997 as an Assistant District Attorney in Trial Bureau 40. David later became a trial attorney in the criminal division of the U.S. Justice Department, assigned to the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section and then
worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the New York Attorney General's Office on complex fraud and anti-trust cases.

In 2009 David was appointed as the Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs. This department enforced laws and regulations designed to protect New Jersey's residents in the marketplace, including securities regulation and mortgage fraud enforcement. David was also responsible for internet safety initiatives on behalf of former New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram. 

He rejoined the office in 2010 as Chief of the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau. The Bureau is tasked with prosecuting all types of cybercrime, ranging from cyber stalking and child pornography cases to computer intrusions and malware.  In addition, the Bureau handles over 200 identity theft cases per month. In April 2012 David was appointed Deputy Chief of the Investigations Division.  In this position, he assisted Division Chief Adam Kaufmann in developing policies and investigative strategies, maintaining relationships with outside agencies, and helping to supervise investigations throughout the Division. David was appointed Executive Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Investigation Division on November 15, 2012.

David graduated from the University of Vermont in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in political science, and received a law degree in 1997 from Hofstra University School of Law.
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