Kleptocracy Daily: October 12, 2016

Must-read: The Enough Project launched a major new report, “Bankrupting Kleptocracy: Financial tools to counter atrocities in Africa’s deadliest war zones.” Download it or watch the launch event at Carnegie yesterday.


  • Chinese police busted underground banksin Guangdong province handling $35 billion. (SCMP)
  • How should the U.S. respond to Russian cyberattacks? The White House hinted that a “proportional” retaliation is being considered. (Politico, NYT)
  • Meanwhile, Russian hackers almost destroyed France’s TV5. (BBC)
  • The former head of MI6 said the world is as, if not more, dangerous than during the Cold War. (Guardian)
  • Suspected Hezbollah associates allegedlymoved $500,000 through Miami banks for a Colombian cartel. (Miami Herald)
  • Nigeria’s former air force chief allegedlylaundered millions stolen from the military budget. (Premium Times)