November 14th, 2016
In case you were distracted by other world events on Tuesday night, I appeared on Radio 4’s File on 4to talk about the problem of dirty money and dodgy people finding their way into the UK. If you missed it, you can listen here, and it’s playing again on Sunday at 5pm.
February 4th, 2016
Last Sunday, 60 Minutes aired a jaw dropping segment on the role lawyers, banks and anonymous companies play in allowing dirty money to flow into the United States. The piece, based off of an undercover investigation by FTC member Global Witness, revealed just how willing a number of New York lawyers were to offer advice
June 9th, 2015
The World Bank was set up to help end extreme poverty and increase shared prosperity. To do so it issues more than $52 billion in loans each year by investing in projects ranging from education and health care, to roads and governance. Yet, the Bank, and borrowing countries, have been criticized for their involvement in
May 15th, 2015
Moldova somehow lost $1 billion, and no one is quite sure where it went. The small country of Moldova, wedged between Ukraine and Romania, has dealt with a number of struggles over the past few decades, and it remains one of Europe’s poorest countries. Almost 40% of the country’s working age population works abroad, and nearly 30% of the