Kleptocracy Daily: July 25, 2017


European Commission preparations to retaliate against proposed new U.S. sanctions on Russia that could affect European firms are likely to face resistance within a bloc divided on how to deal with Moscow.

Jared Kushner secured a multimillion-dollar Manhattan real estate deal with a Soviet-born oligarch whose company was cited in a major New York money laundering case now being investigated by members of Congress.

Chinese authorities say they are investigating a top politician once seen as a candidate for the highest ranks of the leadership.

Yao Gang, the former vice chairman and second-in-command at China’s securities regulator, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), has been found guilty of corruption.


The FACT Coalition’s Gary Kalman write on encouraging signs for a possible U.S. legislative crackdown on anonymous companies.

Why Chinese corruption is a direct risk to the United States.