Daniel R. William


Dan joined CRA from the FBI, where he was one of the nation’s top-rated Supervisory Special Agents and received numerous investigative awards.

During the course of his 23-year career, Dan led complex investigations that included asset tracing, accounting for the movement of money or physical assets between individuals and institutions, and tracing financial activity across borders. Many of these investigations extended to assets and activity in the European Union, Central Asia, Far East, Middle East, and Africa. Dan has testified in dozens of criminal investigations and has extensive experience in national security, risk management, crisis management, and insider threat mitigation. Dan began his consulting career at PwC.

Dan is a Certified Public Accountant and an executive education lecturer at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and at the University’s Graham School, where he teaches Strategy, Leadership, and Intelligence Based Decision Making. Dan also serves as an adjunct professor at Loyola University’s Quinlan School of Business where he teaches Advanced Forensic Accounting and Audit of the Blockchain. Dan’s blockchain course focuses on proper migration of information to the blockchain and tools to trace transactions once recorded.

He holds a Certificate of Terrorism Studies from St. Andrews University, and a Certificate in Blockchain Technologies from MIT. In addition, he holds Top Secret and all derivative clearances issued and authorized by the United States Government.

Selected Engagements

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    Tracking a bankrupt celebrity’s cryptocurrency transactions
    CRA’s Forensic Services Practice was engaged by a bankruptcy trustee at Jenner & Block to track a celebrity’s cryptocurrency transactions across multiple...
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