Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Waldie was a Senior Director with PwC where he spent 5 years leading global forensic investigations involving bribes and kickbacks, FCPA violations, embezzlement, asset misappropriation, cyber intrusion, money laundering, work place violence, and complex fraud schemes. He also led investigations and projects which focused on compliance, physical security, targeted and complex due diligence, third party risk assessments, global due diligence program development and implementation, and global intelligence reporting on entities and individuals.
Mr. Waldie is also a highly decorated retired FBI Special Agent and experienced senior federal criminal investigations leader, who held a Top Secret SCI clearance during his nearly 24-year career with the FBI. He has extensive global federal law enforcement experience managing and investigating complex criminal cases to include; money laundering, Ponzi schemes, public corruption, FCPA, healthcare fraud, piracy, counterfeiting, bank fraud, mortgage fraud, violent crime, terrorism and intellectual property rights violations.
While with the FBI, he was the lead case agent and multi-agency task force leader responsible for managing personnel and overall investigative strategy in connection with a major bank fraud, public corruption, international money laundering and human organ trafficking investigation entitled “Operation Bid-Rig”. The case is the largest public corruption and international money laundering investigation in New Jersey history. The investigation resulted in the disruption of a massive international money laundering ring and the dismantling of a $400 million Ponzi scheme. The investigation also led to the disruption of an international human organ trafficking ring resulting in the first human organ trafficking conviction in United States history. Over 90 targets were charged and millions in cash was forfeited. The investigation received substantial international media attention, was featured on the television series “American Greed”, and is the subject of the book The Jersey Sting.
Mr. Waldie was also the Lead case agent and multi-agency task force leader responsible for initiating, investigating and managing the largest piracy case in United States history involving complex fraud, international money laundering, counterfeiting, interstate transportation of stolen property, organized crime, and intellectual property and signal theft violations. The investigation, led to over forty convictions including the owner of a Cayman Island Bank, the seizure and liquidation of a Cayman Island bank, and millions in forfeiture.
During his career with the FBI, Bill received the Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award, FBI Combat Theatre Award, FBI Combat Ribbon, and the FBI Director’s Award for his service in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was also awarded two additional FBI Director’s Awards for outstanding criminal investigation during his career. The Director’s Award is one of the most prestigious awards in the FBI.
Mr. Waldie is a graduate of Rider University earning a BSA degree and is a CPA, CFE and CGMA. He is a trained law enforcement instructor who lectured throughout the U.S., Caribbean, and Middle East while with the FBI. He has also lectured at numerous corporations and universities covering fraud, money laundering, FCPA, anti-bribery anti-corruption, active shooter, investigative interviewing, and other forensic topics.