GET BIT Investigations Team \ Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson

Summary of Experience

nelsonMichael Nelson is a seasoned and accomplished intelligence professional with award-winning law enforcement experience. He is currently a licensed private investigator in California. He specializes in digital forensics, technical services, and law enforcement training. In addition, he is a Corporate Security Investigator with one of the United States’ largest financial institutions. As a Senior Investigator, he investigates internal and external fraud and provides risk assessments and management on behalf of the Company. Nelson serves as Vice President of the Inland Empire Economic Crimes Investigators Association (IEECIA).

Prior to establishing his own private investigation company, he enjoyed a 20 year career with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in Southern California. Nelson worked many diverse assignments. He planned, coordinated and conducted large scale narcotic investigations. He cultivated and maintained diverse confidential sources, conducted surveillance and submitted applications for search and seizure and arrest warrants in local and federal systems. He provided narcotics expert testimony before federal, state, and local courts. He was also a member of the Emergency Services Team, Riverside County Sheriff’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT).

He specialized in large scale state and federal wiretap investigations related to RICO and Drug Trafficking Organizations. He maintained knowledge base in a wide range of productivity, data exploitation, and analysis programs. Nelson holds a B.A. in Criminology/Sociology from Montana State University, Billings.


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