After studying law, René Wack began his career at the Direction générale
de la Police nationale, where he was deputy head of the Brigade
financière and head of the Brigade de Recherches et d’Investigations
before taking charge of the Office central de répression de la grande délinquance financière
when it was created in 1990. Since the end of 1995, he has been working
for Crédit Lyonnais, where he is responsible for the prevention of
fraud and money laundering.
He has given a number of lectures in
France and abroad on the themes of money laundering and financial crime,
and was an expert with the OECD’s Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
from 1989 to 1995.