FBI Director Christopher Wray has named Stacey Moy as the special agent in charge of the Counterintelligence Division of the Washington Field Office. Moy most recently served as a deputy assistant director in the Counterintelligence Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Moy joined the FBI as a special agent in 2004 and began investigating foreign counterintelligence and espionage cases in the Washington Field Office. He served as the case agent investigating penetrations of the U.S. Intelligence Community, media leaks, and economic espionage. He also served on the SWAT team.
Moy was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Counterintelligence Division at Headquarters in 2009, handling several major cases that involved the targeting and acquisition of U.S. trade secrets by foreign adversaries. In 2011, Moy was promoted to field supervisor of a counterproliferation squad in the Oakland Resident Agency of the San Francisco Field Office.
In 2014, he was promoted to unit chief of the Counterproliferation Center in the Counterintelligence Division at Headquarters. The center is charged with leading the FBI’s efforts to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction and other technologies that threaten national security. Moy was promoted to assistant section chief of the center in 2015.
He moved to the San Francisco Field Office in 2016 as the assistant special agent in charge of the criminal branch in charge of investigating complex financial crimes, public corruption, civil rights, and violent crimes against children. He was named a Counterintelligence Division section chief in 2017 and promoted to deputy assistant director in 2019.
Before joining the FBI, Moy graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy, serving in both the Surface Warfare and Naval Special Warfare communities. He earned a master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College and was a senior executive fellow at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government for Executive Education.