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Editors

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

Zhou Yongkang leaked state secrets to ‘fortune teller’

China’s former state security chief Zhou Yongkang, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, leaked state secrets to a fortune teller by the name of Cao Yongzheng.

Cao was introduced to Zhou Yongkang through his eldest son, Zhou Bin, in 2000 and won Zhou’s trust by mentoring his younger son Zhuo Han.… Continue Reading

Brazil police arrest construction titan in Petrobras fallout

Marcelo Odebrecht (Image courtesy of the Economist via YouTube)Brazilian police arrested Marcelo Odebrecht, the billionaire CEO of the powerful Odebrecht conglomerate.

He was arrested last week with three other senior company executives and the chief executive of Andrade Gutierrez, another huge construction company.… Continue Reading

TI critiques UK anti-money laundering enforcement

This month, Transparency International published its survey of the UK’s AML enforcement and confiscation systems, particularly in relation to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) defined “grand corruption” (bribe-taking or kickbacks, extortion, self-dealing, conflicts of interest, and embezzlement from the national treasuries).… Continue Reading