Kelly Paxton

Kelly is one of our Senior Fraud Examiners, who in addition to her investigation work with us is well known for her research on the subject of female embezzlers. Kelly has more than 13 years of law enforcement experience and has a particular interest in the phenomenon of “pink collar crime”.

Kelly started her career in law enforcement as a Special Agent for US Customs Office of Investigations in 1993. Kelly was recruited by US Customs for her expertise in finance and her work there focused on white-collar fraud, money laundering, and narcotics cases. Kelly also was responsible for her district’s undercover operations and the financial reporting of these operations. Kelly has testified at Grand Jury in the Western District of Washington and has been the affiant on numerous search and seizure warrants.

Prior to her law enforcement career, Kelly was a licensed stockbroker at Dean Witter and Piper Jaffray. She has also been a trader/contract negotiator at Morley Capital Management. Kelly started her finance career at the Chicago Board of Trade in 1985.

Kelly holds a Certified Fraud Examiner’s designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is very active speaker both as a member of Prosperident’s Speakers’ Bureau and on her own. Kelly’s wealth of experience with financial crime enables her to enthrall dental audiences with her unique perspective and insights.

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