Camelia Lopez has served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas in Plano since March 2009 and is a specialist in National Security and Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property. Camelia has served as Senior Counselor to the United States Attorney, district coordinator for Elder Fraud and Money Mule Initiatives, Senior Litigation Counsel, and Deputy Criminal Chief managing the district’s busiest office in Plano. Camelia manages a full docket of cases involving transnational fraud, economic espionage, cyber intrusion, fraud, money laundering, export control, and terrorism.
Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Camelia was an Assistant District Attorney for Dallas County for 6 years prosecuting white-collar crimes. She received her Juris Doctor from American University’s Washington College of Law, Washington, DC, in 2002, and graduated from SMU in 1999 with a BBA in Finance and minors in Economics and Latin American Studies.
Camelia is a frequent speaker on topics relating to cybercrime, economic espionage, elder fraud, and working with law enforcement.