Tyler M. Scheufele

Certified Fraud Examiner, Special Agent/Team Lead, USAID Office of the Inspector General, Office of Investigations Latin America and Caribbean & Venezuelan Oversight and Monitoring Task Force (Venom)

Tyler Scheufele is the Latin American and Caribbean regional Special Agent and team lead for Task Force VENOM, which is the Venezuelan Oversight and Monitoring task force. Mr. Scheufele previously served as Liaison Officer and regional Special Agent for the OIG Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office based in San Salvador, El Salvador. In addition to this assignment with the OIG, he served as a Special Agent for the OIG Islamabad sub-office and in Washington, D.C. as a Special Agent in the Middle East and Asia Division. Mr. Scheufele has served in the U.S. Government for 16 years, including military service in the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army in a variety of positions within the intelligence field and a combat deployment to Iraq between 2007 and 2008. From 2009 to 2015, he served as a Special Agent with U.S. Army CID, conducting a wide array of investigations ranging from violent crimes, narcotics, special victim cases, and fraud in the United States and overseas. In addition to his investigative work as a U.S. Army CID Special Agent, Mr. Scheufele also served as a hostage negotiator and a protective service Special Agent for the Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of the Army, and Chief of Staff of the Army. Mr. Scheufele also worked in the private sector with JP Morgan Chase, and as a consultant to the Royal Bank of Canada conducting investigations pertaining to terrorist financing, criminal organizations, and money laundering. Mr. Scheufele holds an Associates of Applied Sciences (AAS) in Intelligence Operations, Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology, Graduate Certificate in Finance, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Mr. Scheufele is currently an Executive Certificate Candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and Hostage Negotiator.



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