In Cyprus, investor schemes offer kleptocrats a pathway to EU citizenship.
Casey Michel talks to Zselyke Csaky about Hungary’s descent into cronyism under Victor Orban.
Casey Michel asks whether European anti-money laundering regimes are really outpacing the U.S.
Secret trusts: the next money laundering frontier / Medvedev alleged to be at helm of multi-billion dollar corruption scheme
KI recently hosted Gerald Knaus, ESI Chairman, to discuss Azerbaijan’s subversion of the Council of Europe.
The Kremlin attacks EU unity ahead of sanctions vote, Russian whistleblower linked to crime in UK death inquest, and Ukraine banks under strain
Russian cybersecurity breaches, Portugal detains Russian mobsters, Hong Kong cracks down on China trades, and Europe phases out criminals’ favorite banknote
Local and federal officials battle over proceeds of graft in Crimea, another businessman accuses cabals in Moscow of stealing his oil firm, and EU officials praise Ukraine’s anti-corruption reforms
North Korea announces its own anti-graft campaign, China builds bases on disputed islands, and Russia leverages Interpol against political opponents
The brother of a corrupt Chinese official finds safe haven in California, Anne Applebaum examines Putin’s plans for the West, and leaders work to reign in the war in Ukraine