The OECD Phase 3 anti-corruption monitoring report on Brazil helps put in context the corruption issues that were raised during the recent presidential campaign. At the outset, the report mentions that the lead examiners had to reveal to the authorities the existence of 5, of only 14, foreign bribery investigations brought since 2000 (none of which have yet been prosecuted).… Continue Reading
University of St. Thomas School of Law has LL.M., M.S.L. and J.D. concentration in Organizational Ethics and Compliance
This fall (2014) we launched LL.M.… Continue Reading
Transparency International signed a letter with prominent prosecutors and corruption hunters addressing G8 leaders on the urgency to curb money laundering.
Dear G20 leaders,
When a global financial system allows billions of dollars of corrupt or stolen money to flow unchecked around the globe, something is wrong.… Continue Reading
The Philippines has always been known to be one of the world’s most corrupt countries. That perception has done much to erode the nation’s credibility and has resulted in its citizens seeming lack of hope and perpetual cynicism.… Continue Reading
Police are investigating an alleged money laundering operation at Cash for Gift Card stores in Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo.
The stores pay cash for gift cards.
According to court documents, police think some of the cards were acquired by thieves who stole goods from Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Lowes, and other retailers, and then “returned” the goods in exchange for gift cards from the retailers.… Continue Reading