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TCH Annual Conference

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is currently a Supervisory Special Agent assigned to Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Larson began his career with HSI in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. While in Seattle, Mr. Larson was assigned to a Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) which investigated individuals, entities, and criminal organizations involved in the smuggling of currency and contraband through area seaports, airports, and express mail consignment facilities.

In 2017, Mr. Larson was detailed to HSI Headquarters in Washington, DC, where he served as a National Case Coordinator for Joint Task Force – Investigations (JTF-I). While in this role, Mr. Larson was responsible for integrating, leveraging, and prioritizing support to investigations targeting the top Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) threatening the stability of the southern border and approaches.

In 2018, Mr. Larson was promoted and reassigned to the Illicit Finance and Proceeds of Crime Unit (IFPCU) within HSI Headquarters. While assigned to IFPCU, Mr. Larson oversaw the Third-Party Money Laundering (3PML) Program which is a whole-of-government-approach, targeting professional money launderers throughout the world. Prior to joining HSI, Mr. Larson worked as a U.S. Probation Officer for eleven years, serving in the Western District of Michigan and Western District of Washington, respectively. Mr. Larson is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a graduate of Michigan State University.