Special Agent in Charge
Electronic Crimes and Intelligence Division
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration
Department of the Treasury
James S. Jackson is the Special Agent in Charge of the Electronic Crimes and Intelligence Division (ECID) for the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) Office of Investigations. Mr. Jackson is responsible for managing TIGTA’s Digital Forensics Support Group and Cybercrime Investigations Team, as well as TIGTA’s Criminal Intelligence/Counterterrorism program, all of which leverage computer experience and expertise in order to provide TIGTA Special Agents with support and advice concerning the searching and seizure of computers and computer related media, provide forensic analysis of seized electronic evidence, investigate intrusions and threats against Internal Revenue Service (IRS) computers and network infrastructure, as well as provide criminal intelligence and analysis on potential threats against IRS personnel, facilities, or critical infrastructure through criminal intelligence gathering activities. Previously, Mr Jackson also managed TIGTA’s Strategic Enforcement Division, where he oversaw an aggressive program developed to identify possible fraudulent activities and control weaknesses within IRS operations, including the detection of potentially unauthorized accesses to electronic taxpayer records maintained within IRS computer systems. Prior to joining TIGTA, Mr Jackson was the Resident Agent in Charge of the East Coast Region of the Computer Crimes Division within the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations.