Gary Ploetz

Private Investigator

Gary Ploetz provides a wide range of forensic accounting services, including litigation support. He served as a Senior Special Agent for IRS-Criminal Investigation for over 25 years. While at IRS-CI he conducted a wide range of complex financial investigations involving violations of the U.S. tax code, money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act statutes. The investigations included both legally and illegally obtained funds. Required analysis of a broad range of electronic transactions involving the use of internet banking and offshore laundering activities. In addition, Gary served on the FBI White Collar Crime Squad for eight years. His work with the FBI involved developing and investigating multi-million dollar fraud schemes perpetrated against corporations and individuals in and around south and central Texas. Special emphasis on analyzing cases for potential money laundering, wire fraud, mail fraud, bank fraud, or taxation violations.

Gary often testifies as an expert in high profile criminal and civil case. He is one of only twenty-five Special Agents nationwide who was trained and certified to testify in Federal court on behalf of the government as a money laundering expert. He was chosen for this designation as a result of the volume and complexity of money laundering investigations successfully completed.