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David P. Weber

David P. Weber


  • Syracuse University College of Law, JD, 1998
  • Syracuse University, BS, Criminal Justice, 1995

Areas of Expertise

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud Examination
  • Anti-Money Laundering


David P. Weber is a faculty member at the Perdue School of Business, where he teaches forensic and managerial accounting each semester. He focuses on accounting organizational behavior, mainly, on why people engage in financial misconduct. Weber is spearheading Salisbury's fraud examination experiential learning program, in which students assist in actual investigations and prosecutions of financial crime on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. As part of this program, Weber has been deputized as a Maryland State's Attorney Special Investigator, and as a Virginia state prosecutor. He is a licensed attorney, certified fraud examiner, and registered private investigator. In September 2022, the United States government awarded Weber a $2.6 million grant to support the fraud examination experiential learning program.

Weber concluded his federal career as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Chief Investigator. Prior to this, he served as Chief of Enforcement Unit I of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Prior to the FDIC, Weber was the Special Counsel for Enforcement for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Treasury Department bureau responsible for supervision of the nation's banking system.