Former IRS Agents Join KPMG

Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 00:00

Former IRS special agents James Dowling and Don Temple have joined KPMG LLP's Forensic Practice as directors in its anti-money laundering group, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm has announced.

Mr. Dowling, a former senior policy advisor to the White House Drug Policy Office, will work from the Los Angeles office on fraud and money laundering issues. Mr. Temple will be based in the Baltimore office. He will help KPMG clients prevent, detect, and respond to money laundering and terrorist financing activities as well as achieve compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and other anti-money laundering requirements.

As senior anti-money laundering advisor to the White House Drug Policy Office, Mr. Dowling provided assistance on policy, analytical and technical needs for domestic and international money laundering issues. He brings to KPMG more than 29 years of investigative and law enforcement experience as a former Supervisory Special Agent with the IRS' Criminal Investigation Division.

Mr. Temple has extensive experience with currency reporting, money laundering, the detection of suspicious transactions, and fraud investigations. During his 26 year career with the Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Temple developed the Maryland Financial Investigative Task Force - a multi-agency task force with the FBI, the U.S. Customs Service (now I.C.E.), U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.