Fact Sheet - Financial Investigative Services Division
The ATF Financial Investigative Services Division provides comprehensive financial investigative services in all program areas of arson, explosives, alcohol, tobacco and firearms, including large complex investigations involving money laundering and asset identification and forfeiture.
FISD comprises three regions and 33 offices in the U.S., providing forensic financial investigations support to ATF agents and other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
ATF FISD opened 238 cases and closed 221 cases in fiscal year 2017. At the end of fiscal year 2017, FISD had 390 open cases.
The mission of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) Financial Investigative Services Division’s (FISD) forensic audit professionals is to expertly apply the latest technical and scientific audit methods to financial investigations and a broad range of programs in order to help ATF reduce violent crime, protect the public and enforce federal laws.