Category Archives: Fraud

New York Post: Skylines are Money Laundering Machines

New York’s swankiest skyscrapers have become the new Swiss banks for the world’s richest undesirables. It’s ironic, considering that for decades Washington led the charge against the Swiss and others for facilitating money laundering through numbered bank accounts. Today, Switzerland has cleaned up its act and the “filthy” rich have turned to New York City,… Read More

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Global Financial Integrity conference: Washington DC

I’m attending Illicit Financial Flows: The Most Damaging Economic Problem Facing the Developing World Begins: September 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM Ends: September 22, 2015 at 05:00 PM Link: http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6204/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=79280 National Press Club 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor Washington, Here’s the conference agenda and speakers: Please join Global Financial Integrity (GFI) for a two-day… Read More

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Migrants and market drops linked by hot money flows globally

The collapse in stock markets and the surge in the number of refugees flooding into Europe captured August’s headlines. There are many underlying causes for each phenomenon, but they are linked. Unprecedented flows of hot, or illicit, money are damaging most economies. Investors are fleeing this, as are migrants. Ironically, China has outperformed all others… Read More

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Sept. 1: Keynote Assn. Certified Fraud Examiners 2015

I have been invited by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to speak at their annual worldwide 2015 conference in Ottawa. this is the top anti-fraud professionals and they are meeting to network and discover the latest techniques and tools in the fight against fraud. The conference begins August 30 to September 4 and will… Read More

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China’s crackdown on its oligarchs will hit Canada, U.S. others

Robber barons built America, but were brought to heel following scandals and evidence of corruption and abuses. If muckrakers and gutsy leaders hadn’t taken them on a century ago, the place might have become another banana republic without the bananas. Fortunately the lessons of history have not been forgotten. In 2012, China’s President Xi Jinping… Read More

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