De Quincey Bailey is an investigation officer in Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fraud Investigation Service (FIS), Organised Crime Operations. He is a forensic subject matter expert in national and international money laundering systems, with particular expertise in the criminal exploitation of informal value transfer systems (IVTS), including Hawalas and other similar service providers. He has been an accredited member of the National Crime Agency Expert Laundering Evidence Cadre and the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association since 2016.
He has spent more than ten years investigating and prosecuting professional Money laundering networks exploiting the financial sector internationally to provide their services to clients. These investigations have given him continued exposure to a wide range of criminality, and the techniques used by organised crime groups to acquire, move and dispose of criminal proceeds in its numerous forms, nationally and internationally.
De Quincey is the technical lead in a project to enhance HMRCs response as an Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Financing of Terrorism supervisory authority. The role involves providing expert level technical advice and support to HMRC, other Law enforcement agencies, and supervisory authorities concerned with Money laundering, Terrorist Financing or breaches of the Money Laundering Regulations. He speaks regularly to audiences in the UK and internationally about the criminal exploitation of payment systems, banking, Forex Traders and FinTechs.