June 16, 2014

Robert F. Lasky Named Special Agent in Charge of Mobile Division

Director James B. Comey has named Robert F. Lasky special agent in charge of the FBI’s Mobile Division. Mr. Lasky most recently served as special assistant to the associate deputy director at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Lasky began his career as a special agent with the FBI in August 1998. He first reported to the San Francisco Division, where he investigated public corruption and drug matters relating to Mexican Organized crime. In 2000, he transferred to the U.S. Virgin Islands to investigate international criminal enterprises and public corruption before transferring to Southern Illinois.

In 2005, Mr. Lasky was promoted to supervisory special agent at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. in support of the FBI’s Gang Criminal Enterprises Program. He then served as the national program director for the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force program.

Mr. Lasky was selected in September 2007 to lead the Birmingham Division’s Gasdsen Resident Agency. While there, he oversaw the creation of a Safe Streets Task Force.

In October 2009, he returned to FBI Headquarters to assist with the creation of the Violent Crime and Latin America/Southwest Border Section. He was later selected as assistant chief of the section before being named acting chief.

He was promoted in January 2012 to assistant special agent in charge of the Salt Lake City Division’s Helena Resident Agency. In this role, he oversaw all FBI operations in Northern Idaho and Montana.

Mr. Lasky earned a Bachelor of Science in public relations from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami. Prior to joining the FBI, he was a civil litigation attorney for five years.