ERIC J. CARON
Adjunct Professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Former U.S. Diplomat, U.S. Special Agent
Former HSBC Middle East Bank Executive
Eric J. Caron is a former U.S. Diplomat, U.S. Special Agent and a HSBC Middle
East Bank Executive who successfully initiated and managed covert operations that
identified and disrupted Iranian, Russian, and Chinese Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) programs. Also directed anti-money laundering, terror financing, and transnational crime cases involved in drug smuggling, human trafficking, and intellectual property rights (IPR) violations. He has held senior positions within Home-land Security Investigations and INTERPOL. Eric’s accomplishments have been highlighted by media outlets from around the world. He received the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for his “Endeavors in furthering the interest of US National Security." He is currently a homeland security analyst for Channel 7 News in Boston, MA.
Eric’s efforts are exemplified in the very first Department of Justice prosecution of several executives who illegally provided a defense service and exported controlled
U.S. technology to former Russian military facilities. The imported finished Russian
technology was subsequently sold to the US Military. In addition, Caron arrested a former dean from Moscow University and his Belarus business partner who were attempting to acquire US F-15J radar equipment.
As the former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Attache in Dubai, Eric was responsible for preventing Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) from entering the U.S. and from being illegally acquired by Iran. In addition, Eric also led money laundering, transnational crime, and national security training for UAE, Oman Police, and Customs Officials. He also traveled to Afghanistan to lead an anti-money laundering and corruption seminar.
Eric concluded his career as the Resident Agent in Charge, HSI/Providence, RI, where he directed the state’s largest counterfeiting investigation, resulting in the seizure of over $1 million of counterfeit sporting apparel from the NBA and NFL. In addition, he oversaw the successful prosecution of more than a dozen child pornographers.
He currently is an Adjunct Professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Teaching Transnational Crime and Cyber-Security.
Eric is a graduate of Northeastern University, and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering
Specialist (CAMS). He enjoys traveling and is a fitness enthusiast, completing a marathon and triathlon. He is also a Mix Martial Artist.
PO Box 141 Fairhaven MA.