Mr. Eric J. Caron is a dynamic former U.S. Diplomat, U.S. Federal Agent and a HSBC Middle East Executive who successfully managed Special Agents and analysts that identified and disrupted terrorist financing, sanction evasion and international organized crime networks involved in IPR, drug smuggling and proliferation of WMD materials. He has held senior positions within Homeland Security Investigations and INTERPOL. Eric’s accomplishments have been highlighted by media outlets from around the world and received the US Attorney General’s Award for his “Endeavors in furthering the interest of US National Security.”
Mr. Caron’s efforts are exemplified in the very first Dept of Justice prosecution of several executives who illegally provided a defense service and exported controlled US technology to former Russian military facilities. The imported finished Russian technology was subsequently sold to the US Military.
In addition, as the Resident Agent in Charge, HSI/Providence, RI he led the state’s largest counterfeiting investigation, resulting in the seizure of over a million dollars of counterfeit sporting apparels from the NBA and NFL; and the arrest and subsequent conviction of the perpetrator.
Eric has trained police and customs officials from Afghanistan, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Malta regarding Intellectual Property Rights enforcement, Money Laundering and National Security. He is currently an adjunct Instructor at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, the nation’s finest maritime college.
He is a graduate of Northeastern University and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, (CAMS) and has completed a marathon, triathlon and is a Mix Martial Artist.