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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Chinese ‘weapons proliferator’ indicted for Iran sales

A China national used a web of overseas front companies and U.S. financial institutions to sell nuclear-weapons-related items to Iran in violation of trade sanctions, the DOJ said Tuesday.

“As alleged, Li Fangwei has used subterfuge and deceit to continue to evade U.S.… Continue Reading

Vale may sue after Guinea yanks mining licenses

Vale CEO Murilo Ferreira (Image courtesy of Vale)Brazilian miner Vale said it is considering legal options after the government of Guinea announced Friday the official revocation of mining licenses for iron ore concessions held by a joint venture between Vale and BSG Resources.… Continue Reading

Who wears the American Hustle comb-over?

The American Hustle comb-over (on actor Christian Bale)An international flight finally gave me the opportunity to watch American Hustle. Make no mistake: This film is absolutely brilliant, and for those of us in the anti-corruption space, profoundly challenging.… Continue Reading

Former Brazil president acquitted of graft

Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court acquitted former President Fernando Collor de Mello of corruption charges.

The court Thursday said prosecutors failed to prove Collorwas directly involved in diverting public funds through public contracts.… Continue Reading