Financial Surveillance Unit (FSU)
FSU utilizes legal process and various
sources to track a fugitive’s financial activities in “real time” by
analyzing debit cards, credit cards, fund transfers, and a host of other
credit and banking transactions and information. Since its inception,
FSU has been a tremendously successful tool used in fugitive
What does the U.S. Marshals Service, Financial Surveillance Unit (FSU) do?
FSU employs a systematic, methodical approach to locating and monitoring
financial transactions that are being used by a fugitive to avoid
The mission of FSU is to determine and find any and all financial
instruments available to a fugitive; monitor these instruments for
activity when possible; and provide information obtained to the
requesting law enforcement officials.
FSU investigators are located nationwide in
USMS districts and Regional Task Force
regions to support investigations as needed.
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