Michael Priore enjoyed a distinguished 28-year career as a Criminal Investigator and Special Agent for the U.S. Government. He began his career with the U.S. Treasury Department, serving in the U.S. Anti-Terrorism Program before becoming a Special Agent in the U.S. Customs Service where he was assigned to international smuggling, fraud and intellectual property related technical investigations. Michael subsequently transferred to the U.S. Justice Department, Drug Enforcement Administration where he served as the inter-agency adviser to the FBI’s Chief Criminal Division on matters concerning international drug smuggling, money laundering and related issues and was recognized by the INTERPOL Executive Committee for his leadership in inter-agency programs. Michael is a U.S. Army Veteran and graduate of the Antioch University School of Law at Washington, D.C. and the State University of New York.