Kleptocracy Weekly: July 10-14
Why the U.S. is a good place for bad people to stash their money
State Dept spent $15k to book rooms at the new Trump hotel Vancouver
Former banker involved in 1MDB scandal sentenced to prison
Trump-Russia investigators receive access to financial data from FinCEN
LLCs have become the legal vehicle of choice for kleptocrats laundering money offshore. Casey Michel talks to Susan Hamill about their origins.
Senators discuss new Russia sanctions / Russia inquiry intensifies before Comey hearing / Briber of Chinese mayor made Australian political donations
Casey Michel talks to Matthew Salomon of Global Financial Integrity about global illicit financial flows – and how to stop them.
One year after the Panama Papers, has anything changed in the world of offshoring? Casey Michel talks to Will Fitzgibbon of ICIJ.
Warnings and announcements at the UK anti-corruption summit, Kremlin on the defensive, US AML rules questioned, and China charges Hu Jintao aide