About us 

John Liguori, CPA

Vice president

John brings over 30 years of investigative experience with a background in accounting and database systems. Before joining Vidocq, John worked for 31 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation during which time he led large diverse task forces in sensitive high-profile investigations of international scope. His work encompassed investigations successfully prosecuting members of Al Qaeda and other Internationally Designated Terrorist Organizations and leading an Organized Crime Task Force conducting enterprise investigations charging Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations (RICO) violations and other financial crimes. He is the recipient of numerous commendations including two United States Attorney General Awards for Excellence in Investigation and Leadership.

After leaving the FBI, John joined the Forensic and Integrity Services team at Ernst & Young and subsequently as an independent consultant providing guidance and leadership in building and implementing holistic anti-fraud and financial crime programs and partnering with legal counsel to conduct investigations into civil and criminal matters.

John has extensive experience assisting banks and money service businesses in creating and enhancing their due diligence and anti-money laundering compliance programs.  He has served as a subject matter expert for anti-bribery and corruption engagements (ABAC) and spearheaded an assessment of AML compliance in the U.S. gaming industry.

John earned a M.S. (Master of Science) degree in Management Information System, a B.S. (Bachelor of Science) degree in Accounting and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of New York. He is a former Chair of the N.Y. State Society of CPAs AML and Counter Terrorism Finance Committee where he continues to serve. John has presented on topics including terrorism investigations, operating in a task force environment, fraud and financial crime and the utilization of BSA and Patriot Act Reporting for National Security and Law Enforcement purposes.

Our Leaders 

A team of experts

We coordinate a team of cyber specialists, analysts, investigators and consultants, employed by the firm after being meticulously selected. The exceptional competence and experience of such employees are our greatest asset and allow us to deliver the best possible service to our clients.