Nina Blemmer, CFE, PCI DEA (Retired)
Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
Degree: Master of Arts, Communication, University of Oklahoma
Bachelor of Arts (Human Resources)
Professional: Association of Former Federal Narcotics Association (AFFNA)
Membership:Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Nina Blemmer is a retired Resident Special Agent in Charge of the DEA. She is an accomplished investigator of narcotics, financial, and major crimes, as well as a contract advisor for targeting, intelligence, and international counter-narcotics
and financial crimes. She holds credentials as a Profession Certified Investigator (PCI) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
She began her law enforcement career as a Police Officer with Norfolk and Virginia Beach Police Departments before becoming a Special Agents with the U.S Government. Nina Blemmer has worked in a number of locations throughout the U.S. and several foreign countries. She has been involved in countless drug and financial cases from inception through complex investigation and tracking activities and proceeds of crime, to successful prosecution or adjudication. As a leader and serving in a diplomatic capacity, she has overseen international and domestic investigations and managed a number of task forces. Her experience, specialized training, and expertise has provided her with the insight of the challenges of complex investigations into criminal organizations.
Following her 23 year DEA career, Nina served for a few more years and in Iraq and Afghanistan as a law enforcement advisor to U.S. Military and coalition forces, where she provided expertise in Rule of Law, investigations, intelligence, forensic evidence collection/management, targeting, counter-terrorism, financial and narcotics crimes.
She is also certified in cyber forensic investigation and counter-intelligence, and is a Qualified Workplace Violence Specialist.
Nina Blemmer has provided a number of presentations, most recently regarding security and cyber security for business travelers. She provides mentoring to other professionals and to community members. In addition to various professional certifications, she holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Oklahoma and is planning to pursue a second Masters in Forensic Accounting.