About the Financial Crimes Unit Bureau Chief

A lifelong resident of Albany County, Bureau Chief, Daniel C. Lynch, graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Marketing and Management.  He received his Juris Doctor Degree from Albany Law School in 2002.  Mr. Lynch was hired as an Assistant District Attorney in Albany City Court in August of 2002.  In 2006, Mr. Lynch was promoted to Bureau Chief of the Albany City Court.  In 2007, Mr. Lynch began working in the Street Crimes Bureau handling and investigating gang, firearm and drug related cases. In January of 2013, Mr. Lynch was named Bureau Chief of the Financial Crimes Bureau. 

As the Bureau Chief, Mr. Lynch supervises two Assistant District Attorneys and support staff.  The Unit is responsible for investigating and prosecuting mortgage fraud, counterfeiting, embezzlement, tax evasion, insurance fraud and cases involving the theft of government resources, including welfare, unemployment insurance, worker’s compensation insurance, Social Security and Medicaid.

Mr. Lynch has prosecuted a wide variety of cases including drug related crimes, gun and gang related crimes, including robberies, assaults and attempted murder, as well as, property crimes, financial crimes, and homicide.


Daniel C. Lynch