John D. Waugh is the founding member of Lochmoor Investigations LLC, based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
He is a retired FBI Special Agent, who specialized primarily in white collar crime investigations during his 30 year career.
While in the FBI
was assigned to Pittsburgh, PA, Detroit, MI, and finally to Phoenix, Arizona, where he
retirement from the FBI
was appointed by Governor Jane D. Hull to a position on the five member Arizona Board of Executive
Clemency, where he
served for two years, conducting parole and sentence commutation hearings as a member of the state parole board.
He has also worked as a criminal defense investigator for the Maricopa County Legal Advocate's Office, where he gained valuable experience and knowledge of the local criminal justice system.
Mr. Waugh is a member of the Arizona Association of Licensed Private Investigators, the Arizona Public Defender Association, and The Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.
Mr. Waugh is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, with a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration.
major field of study was Business, with a minor in Accounting.
After training at the FBI
Academy in Quantico, Virginia, Mr. Waugh
was first assigned to the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania field office, where he
worked a variety of criminal cases, consisting mainly of property crimes as well as violent crimes.
Subsequently, in 1979 he
was transferred to the Detroit, Michigan field office, where he
was assigned to work what are commonly referred to as white collar crimes.
These investigations included Bank Fraud and Embezzlements, Fraud by Wire, Bankruptcy Fraud, Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property (ITSP), and a variety of government program frauds, such as Medicare fraud.
engaged in this type of investigative activity until 1998, when he
was transferred to the Phoenix, Arizona field office, where he
worked a variety of investigative matters focused primarily on domestic terrorism cases.
Among the Fraud by Wire and ITSP matters that he
investigated were a large number of cases involving schemes to defraud persons using fictitious or counterfeit documents as well as other fraudulent means meant to lure innocent persons into investing money.
is knowledgeable in the details of how these schemes are perpetrated, and he
participated in the successful prosecution of individuals responsible for conducting such schemes.
has testified as a government witness before a Federal Grand Jury in support of an indictment on many occasions.
In addition, has testified in United States District Court in excess of 100 times.
Since then, as a private investigator he
has testified in Maricopa County Superior Court, and has been designated as an expert witness while testifying regarding a variety of white collar crime matters.
Since founding Lochmoor Investigations, Mr. Waugh has endeavored to assemble an elite team of former FBI personnel in order to offer high quality investigative services to the general public, as well as to the legal and business community.
As the company has grown, it has developed a reputation for providing high quality investigative work at a reasonable cost.
The combination of law enforcement, parole, and criminal defense experiences has provided Mr. Waugh
with a well rounded view of the entire criminal justice system.
Since joining John Waugh
at Lochmoor Investigations
, Ken has been conducting a wide variety of hands on investigations.