Kleptocracy Weekly: August 7 – August 11
How governments counter illicit financing
Russia sanctions bill passes
European Parliament votes on beneficial ownership / Swiss prosecutors investigate a Karimova connection / Wilbur Ross’s questionable Russia ties
Swiss prosecutors interview Gulnara Karimova / Biden slams Russia’s coercive corruption in Ukraine / How dirty money flooded the UK
Russia sanctions debate heats up / Australia joins 1MDB investigation / China centralizes anti-graft efforts.
Casey Michel talks to Aaron Bornstein about how the West can use a war-chest of frozen bribery funds to help the victims of kleptocracy.
Global Magnitsky Act passes, the corrupt officials hiding in the U.S., and China steps up capital flight and travel restrictions.
Ukraine struggles with asset declarations, China graft campaign targets Hong Kong, London’s dirty money needs new Sherlock Holmeses
Trump election aftermath, Chinese official heads Interpol, and India cracks down on dirty cash