James Ryan

Special Agent, DoD

James P. Ryan is a Special Agent with the Department of Defense – Office of the Inspector General (“DoDIG”), Defense Criminal Investigative Service (“DCIS”) in Charleston, South Carolina. He has been a Special Agent with DCIS for almost eight years, working cases ranging from Corruption, Violations of the Civil False Claims Act, Cyber Data Breaches, Identity Theft, Health Care Fraud, Wire Fraud, Extortion, Money Laundering, and Conflicts of Interest. Prior to working for DCIS, he was a Special Agent with Army Criminal Investigation Command (CIDC), Major Procurement Fraud Unit, (MPFU) from August 2009 to November 2012. During his time at CID MPFU, he deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan to work on the International Contract Corruption Task Force (ICCTF). From 2003-2009, he was an Auditor with the U.S. Army Audit Agency. SA Ryan has Bachelor of Science in Accounting from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Administration with a concentration in Information Resource Management from Central Michigan University. He holds professional accreditations as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Certified Cyber Crime Investigator (3CI). SA Ryan is a certified Law Enforcement Instructor through the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia. SA Ryan is an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University where he teaches online courses for the Criminal Justice Department in Technology in Criminal Justice and Cybercrime Investigations.


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