Dariush Vollenweider

Dariush Vollenweider
Special Agent
U.S. Department of Homeland Security- Homeland Security Investigations
Dariush Vollenweider has been a federal agent for 14 years with the United States Government. Mr. Vollenweider is a native to Louisiana and started his career with the federal government in Albuquerque, NM. While in Albuquerque, Mr. Vollenweider spent most of his time investigating drug trafficking organizations. After moving back to Louisiana, Mr. Vollenweider entered the cyber world of investigations and took a liking to the Dark Web. Since 2017, Mr. Vollenweider has carried out multiple complex investigations surrounding dark web targets who were involved with but not limited to terrorism, drug trafficking, hit men for hire, organized retail crime and money laundering involving cryptocurrency. In May 2021, Special Agent Vollenweider was recognized and received an award from U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy for a weapons smuggling case that started on the dark web that resulted in the prevention of a mass terrorist act.

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Wednesday
June 5
12:00 pm1:30 pm
The NRF ORC/Investigators' Network Meeting provides a great opportunity to meet retail and restaurant loss prevention professionals, mall security and law enforcement partners, as well as ORCA leaders in the region where you work. Join us for lunch in a roundtable format to share insights and discuss critical trends and issues in your regional area. Bring BOLOs and alerts and be prepared to… Read more
Wednesday
June 5
4:45 pm5:15 pm

Organized retail crime is on the rise, affecting both the retail and financial industries. In a landmark case titled Operation Bad Bot, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unraveled a complex online gift card fraud, culminating in the shutdown of a marketplace with more than $22 million in retail value.
Hear how HSI solved this case and develop an understanding of what industries… Read more