Mr. Gregg Popick, Director of Special Projects

Mr. Popick leads the New York office for 5 Stones intelligence and directs multiple Special Programs and intelligence initiatives that focus on “Homegrown” manifestations of domestic and international terrorism.

Currently Mr. Popick supports DHS HSI NYC Field Office with advanced Financial Intelligence collection and analysis support. Mr. Popick is an expert in the analysis of complex financial records as well as Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) data. Mr. Popick analyzes law enforcement sensitive information to identify and directly target money laundering networks (AML) used by criminal and terrorist organizations, thus enabling law enforcement to enhance financial investigations beyond simply targeting assets and profits related to a criminal organization.
Mr. Popick also is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Global initiatives targeting Terrorist Organizations and the Commercial Exploitation of Counterfeit products. Mr. Popick is a SME in regard to Counter Terrorism Operations, Terrorist Networks and Trans-National Crime.

Prior to joining 5 Stones intelligence, Mr. Popick served with distinction in the Intelligence Division of the New York City Police Department for over a decade, where Mr. Popick developed the intelligence strategy to collect, structure, and present intelligence at the request of the Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence for the N.Y.P.D. This strategy was subsequently adopted and briefed to N.Y.P.D. investigators and analysts. Mr. Popick has deep experience in core intelligence collection, investigative planning, analysis, source recruitment and development, historic and horizon intelligence targets and sensitive operational initiatives.

Mr. Popick received extensive training from the U.S. Government and the N.Y.P.D. in relation to domestic terror threats and strategic operational planning. Mr. Popick served as a lead Detective and briefed the Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and the N.Y.P.D. Police Commissioner regarding priority terrorist investigations. While assigned to the N.Y.P.D. Intelligence Division, Mr. Popick coordinated Terrorist investigations regarding their influence or threat to the city of New York and the United States at large Subsequently, Mr. Popick developed deep international counter-terrorism experience, is recognized as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding Terrorist Networks, and maintains an extensive network of international sources.

Mr. Popick is highly accomplished in the investigation of Trans-National Crime and the exploitation of counterfeit products, Counterfeit Trade-Marks, the Global Trafficking of contraband and Clandestine Networks. Mr. Popick represents the renowned qualities of innovation, drive, resourcefulness, relentless work ethic and specialized skill-sets for which the N.Y.P.D. is legend.