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U.S. sham corporations aid drug lords
October 25th, 2013
Stefanie Ostfeld and Dietlind Lerner co-authored the below Op-Ed appearing on CNN’s website. (CNN) — Last winter, the Chicago Crime Commission and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration named Mexican billionaire Guzman Loera the city’s “Public Enemy No. 1.” Also known as “Shorty,” Guzman heads the world’s largest narcotics operation, the infamous Sinaloa cartel, and allegedly
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Global Financial Integrity Honors Senator Carl Levin with 2011 Annual Award for Exemplary Leadership
December 14th, 2011
WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) will tonight present Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) with the organization’s 2011 annual Award for Exemplary Leadership in acknowledgement of his untiring efforts on behalf of financial integrity in the U.S. and abroad. Sen. Levin will accept the award this evening at a gala dinner hosted by GFI in his honor at The Army and Navy Club in Washington, DC.
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Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act Introduced Today
August 2nd, 2011
WASHINGTON, DC – Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced bi-partisan legislation today, which would require companies to disclose the names of the beneficial owners of corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs) when formed. Anti-money laundering proponents, law enforcement groups, and financial transparency organizations consider the legislation, known as the Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act of 2011, a crucial step toward strengthening law enforcement and keeping criminal and tax evading money out of the U.S.
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