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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

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

IMF chief Lagarde named in French graft probe

French prosecutors Wednesday placed Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption investigation that stems from her time as France’s finance minister.… Continue Reading

Limiting cash transactions in Indonesia is a tough sell

Indonesia’s Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center wants the central bank to require any transaction of more than about $8,500 to be conducted through bank transfers.

Bank Indonesia is coming under pressure to issue the decree because of doubt the country’s parliament will ever act against corruption.… Continue Reading

Job: Manager, Global Anti-Corruption (Amex, London)

Job Title: Manager, Global Anti-Corruption

Employer: American Express

Location: London, UK



The Global Anti-Corruption team is responsible for the day-to-day management, development, growth and maintenance of American Express’s Global Anti-Corruption Program.… Continue Reading

Four customs officials in Shanghai detained for corruption

Four senior officials at Shanghai Customs have been detained in a graft probe, signaling that China’s anti-corruption campaign has reached increasingly deeper into Shanghai’s officialdom.

Local English news portal said various sources confirmed that the detained officials are Bian Zuyao, former deputy head of Shanghai Customs, Ling Xiong, director of the Waigaoqiao District anti-smuggling bureau, Zhu Liang, director of the Processing Trade Supervision Division, and Han Jinxi, former director of the No.… Continue Reading

South Korea businessmen are on a bender

Corporate spending for entertainment in South Korea is in the news. Expenses for booze and apparently other nighttime activities are deductible, so the National Tax Service can track bar bills through tax returns.… Continue Reading

Navy boots 34 sailors for nuke school cheating

Admiral Jonathan GreenertAn investigation of a cheating ring at the renowned U.S. Naval Nuclear Power School resulted in the expulsion from the Navy of 34 sailors, with another 10 still under investigation, the Navy said last week.… Continue Reading