Dirty money is undermining democracy, weakening capitalism, and threatening security – how can America fight back?
Belinda Li talks to Seto Bagdoyan about how weaknesses in the EB-5 visa program pose a threat to democracy and national security.
A new Harvard International Review article highlights the threats posed by dirty money in U.S. real estate, writes Peter Podkopaev.
Peter Podkopaev looks at U.S. efforts to identify kleptocrats stashing stolen wealth in high-value homes.
The Harriman Institute recently hosted a discussion on the links between international money laundering and luxury real estate. KI’s Executive Director was among the panelists.
When you come from Russia with cash, many people are only too happy not to ask questions about where it came from.
U.S. real estate remains an easy investment opportunity for the corrupt and criminal.
For 13 years, realtors have not been required to research or report questionable transactions. The result is that foreign politicians and criminals suspected of money laundering have been buying up US real estate.
In the case of real estate, there may be a practical way to force disclosure of beneficial ownership.
Welcome to Arcadia, a Californian suburb that is being transformed by an influx of wealthy Chinese buyers who are purchasing multimillion dollar homes in all-cash, rarely public deals.