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Early FBI Career

Becoming a Special Agent in 1971, Mr. Brennan’s early accomplishments include initiating the FBI’s OPFOPEN investigation that targeted globe-trotting conmen using offshore banks to pedal fraudulent investment schemes, early undercover roles in the ABSCAM probe where members of Congress were prosecuted for soliciting bribes. Also during this period Mr Brennan conducted investigations that lead to the trial and conviction of several mafia figures and their associates operating in the Chicago area.

California State Legislature

Mr. Brennan participated in a 3-year undercover probe of the California State Legislature in 1994, which resulted in the prosecution of 5 California lawmakers on RICO and corruption charges. The investigation involved a complicated undercover scenario using bogus legislation to investigate elected officials soliciting bribes in exchange for providing support.

Municipal Corruption

In 1982, amid allegatio

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Early FBI Career

Becoming a Special Agent in 1971, Mr. Brennan’s early accomplishments include initiating the FBI’s OPFOPEN investigation that targeted globe-trotting conmen using offshore banks to pedal fraudulent investment schemes, early undercover roles in the ABSCAM probe where members of Congress were prosecuted for soliciting bribes. Also during this period Mr Brennan conducted investigations that lead to the trial and conviction of several mafia figures and their associates operating in the Chicago area.

California State Legislature

Mr. Brennan participated in a 3-year undercover probe of the California State Legislature in 1994, which resulted in the prosecution of 5 California lawmakers on RICO and corruption charges. The investigation involved a complicated undercover scenario using bogus legislation to investigate elected officials soliciting bribes in exchange for providing support.

Municipal Corruption

In 1982, amid allegations of corruption, Mr. Brennan investigated and successfully prosecuted a number of Mobile, Alabama,, city and county officials for Hobbs Act, Mail Fraud, RICO and other corruption violations.

Also prosecuted were members of the Alabama State Legislature, City and Town officials from areas in South West Alabama, as well as corrupt law enforcement officers.

Financial Crimes and Insurance Fraud

In 1992, Mr. Brennan initiated an investigation into the operations of fraudulent insurance companies which became an FBI major case # 70 known as “Soft Assets.” The principal subjects headed by Allen Teale, obtained in excess of $70,000,000.00 in premiums for nonexistent insurance policies. Losses were significantly higher for the uninsured victims due to medical and liability losses. Mr. Brennan was a nominee for the FBI Director’s Award for his work on this case.

State Service

Mr. Brennan served as Chief Investigator for the Alabama Attorney General from 1996 to 2006. During this period, Mr. Brennan conducted investigations that led to the prosecution of a number of state and local officials, sheriffs, lobbyists, a former governor, major cooperate figures, and state and local employees. For much of this time, Mr. Brennan oversaw the state’s Medicaid Fraud investigations.

Assistant Inspector General for Investigations

From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Brennan was the head of investigations for the TVA Inspector General’s Office. In that capacity, Mr. Brennan directed both criminal and civil fraud investigations, computer crimes, debarment actions of federal contractors, and monitoring agreements with suspended contractors. These activities recovered millions of dollars in fraudulently obtained funds from TVA contractors.

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Chasing Phil

Author: Dave Howard & Co-Author: Jim Wedick & Jack Brennan helped

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