Erick Martinez is the Special Agent in Charge of IRS Criminal
Investigation, in the Detroit Field Office located in Detroit,
Michigan. Mr. Martinez was named to this position in September
2010, the same
office where he started his career.
Martinez is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating
activities of criminal investigation employees in the State of Michigan.
CI's mission is to serve the American public by investigating potential
criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code and related financial crimes
in a manner that fosters confidence in the tax system and compliance with
Investigation's top law enforcement priorities are designed to promote
tax compliance, address emerging areas of fraud, and meet the needs of
the law enforcement community by supporting national crime initiatives.
This also encompasses fraud in legal industries, illegal industries, and
narcotics related financial crimes, as well as terrorism financing.
IRS Criminal investigation's jurisdiction includes tax, money laundering,
and Bank Secrecy Act violations.
Martinez started his career in 1987 as a Special Agent in Detroit,
Michigan. During his career, he has held various positions
including Senior Analyst for the Office of Planning and Strategy in Washington
D.C., Supervisory Special Agent in New Mexico, and the Special Agent in
Charge of Las Vegas and Dallas.
1978, Mr. Martinez received his Bachelor Degree from University of
Michigan Dearborn. He is a native of Lincoln Park, Michigan, and
married with two children.