financial crimes

  • Crypto Collapse Shows No Lessons Learned From Enron Episode

    by Gavin Benke

    The mythos embraced by both Jeff Skilling and Sam Bankman-Fried – that opaque and incomprehensible business practices signalled entrepreneurial genius – has only become more entrenched in the social media era. 

  • Seize the Oligarchs' Wealth

    by Faith Hillis

    Seizing assets and cracking down on money laundering is the best chance to turn Russia's oligarchical ruling class away from aggression in Ukraine. 

  • Pandora Papers: Hunt for Looted Artifacts Leads to Offshore Trusts

    Alleged antiquities looter Douglas Latchford died before trial on charges of illicit trafficking of Khmer artifacts. Efforts to repatriate them have been stymied by a system of offshore trusts used by the global rich to shield assets from taxation and hide criminal activity.