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March 28, 2022

Stacey Moy Named Special Agent in Charge of the San Diego Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Stacey Moy as the special agent in charge of the San Diego Field Office. Mr. Moy most recently served as the special agent in charge of the Intelligence and Incident Response Division in the Washington Field Office.

A San Diego native, Mr. Moy joined the FBI as a special agent in 2004. He was first assigned to work counterintelligence and espionage cases in the Washington Field Office, where he investigated penetrations of the U.S. Intelligence Community, media leaks, and economic espionage. He also served on the SWAT team.

Mr. Moy was promoted to supervisory special agent in 2009 and transferred to the Counterintelligence Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington. He handled several major cases involving the targeting and acquisition of U.S. trade secrets by foreign adversaries. In 2011, he was promoted to field supervisor of a counterproliferation squad in the Oakland Resident Agency of the San Francisco Field Office.

In 2014, Mr. Moy was promoted to unit chief of the Counterproliferation Center in the Counterintelligence Division at Headquarters. The center leads the FBI’s efforts to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction and other technologies that threaten national security. He was promoted to assistant section chief of the center in 2015.

Mr. Moy returned to the San Francisco Field Office in 2016 as the assistant special agent in charge of the criminal branch in charge of investigating complex financial crimes, public corruption, civil rights, and violent crimes against children. He was promoted in 2017 to section chief in the Counterintelligence Division and then to deputy assistant director in 2019.

In 2020, Mr. Moy was named special agent in charge of the Counterintelligence Division in the Washington Field Office. In 2021, he shifted to SAC of the office’s Intelligence and Incident Response Division.

Mr. Moy graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy, serving in both the Surface Warfare and Naval Special Warfare communities before joining the FBI. He earned a master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College and was a senior executive fellow at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government for Executive Education.