Working Smarter, Not Harder: How IRS Criminal Investigation is Leveraging Data Analytics to Capture Criminals

On-Demand Webinar 
Duration: 60 minutes

Hosted By: Gina Jurva, Manager Risk & Compliance, Thought Leadership, Thomson Reuters

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The Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute, is pleased to present Working Smarter, Not Harder: How IRS Criminal Investigation is Leveraging Data Analytics to Capture Criminals.

Join us to hear more about how the IRS Criminal Investigations team is utilizing data analytics tools to investigate more efficiently.

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Gina Jurva
Manager Risk & Compliance, Thought Leadership
Thomson Reuters

Gina (Scialabba) Jurva, Esq., is the Manager of the Risk & Compliance platform for the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute. Gina works on solutions to some of the world’s most pressing fraud issues including anti-money laundering (AML), counterterrorism activities, and government fraud, in addition to risk and regulatory compliance. In a previous role at Thomson Reuters, Gina worked as a Senior Legal Writer and Editor. Additionally, she spent a combined 11 years as a deputy district attorney handling both misdemeanor and felony cases and later, her own legal practice defending clients in criminal matters. Gina graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in English and a minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She later obtained her law degree with dual specialization certificates in criminal law and litigation. She recently graduated from the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University and is currently studying for her certification from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).


Kathy Enstrom
IRS Executive Director of Operations, Policy and Support
Internal Revenue Service

Kathy Enstrom is currently the Director of Operations Policy and Support in Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation. The Office of Operations Policy and Support (OPS) provides policy, direction, oversight, and support to the field offices in accomplishing the mission of Criminal Investigation (CI). The OPS's sections include: Financial Crimes, National Forensic Lab, Special Investigative Techniques, and Warrants & Forfeitures. These Sections are tasked with the following responsibilities:

  • Providing policy, direction, review, oversight and support to the field offices on tax and money laundering programs.
  • Providing scientific processing of evidence in support of field operations.
  • Providing policy, direction, oversight and support to the field offices relating to seizures, forfeitures, protective services and law enforcement actions. This includes oversight of the fugitive program.
  • Developing, directing and overseeing the use of special investigative techniques including undercover operations.
Prior to this position, Kathy was the Cincinnati FO Special Agent in Charge (SAC) from April 2013 to November 2016 and was the Acting SAC in New York from December 2016 to April 2017.

Kathy’s career began in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as a Student Intern in 1995. Upon promotion to Special Agent in 1996, Kathy was transferred to Chicago. In 2005, Kathy was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, St. Paul FO. In 2010, Kathy was selected for the Deputy Attaché position in Ottawa, Canada.

During the summer of 2011, Kathy was selected to participate in CI’s Accelerated Senior Leadership Program (ASLP). This program is designed to accelerate the development and advancement of leaders with the ability, engagement and aspirations to become a Senior Leader or Executive within CI. As part of this program, Kathy was detailed to Refund Crimes as a Senior Analyst, and then worked as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge in the Los Angeles Field Office from May 2012 until April of 2013.

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