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Ross Delston

Anti-Money Laundering

Ross Delston

Meet the Expert

Ross S. Delston is an independent American attorney, expert witness, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and former U.S. banking regulator who has specialized in Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) issues for over 20 years. Ross has participated in the monitorships for two financial institutions, AIG and BNP Paribas, and has been a consultant to the IMF on AML/CFT and banking matters since 1997. Ross has also been an expert witness in 15 civil cases, including on behalf of the U.S. Attorney’s Office (SDNY) in U.S. v. Prevezon, a civil forfeiture action involving the proceeds of a massive Russian fraud. Previously, he was a Counsel, U.S. Export-Import Bank; Assistant General Counsel, FDIC; Of Counsel, Jones Day; and Consulting Counsel, IMF.


Admitted to Washington DC Bar
Certified Ant-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
CAMS Trainer
CipherTrace Certified Examiner (CTCE)


J.D., The George Washington University Law School, with honors
B.A., The George Washington University, with Special Honors

Areas of Expertise

Anti-money laundering
Countering the financing of terrorism compliance, risks and red flags
Bank insolvency issues 
Fraud, including Ponzi schemes.

Ross Delston

Law Office of Ross Delston
3013 Beech St NW
Washington, D.C. 20015

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