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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Securency Case Blows Wide Open

The long-simmering Securency scandal erupted this week, with arrests in the U.K., and searches of houses and businesses in England, Spain, and Australia.

The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office said Wednesday 80 members of its office, plus officers in Surrey, Hampshire, Thames Valley, Cumbria, and the Metropolitan police services executed search warrants at eight residences and a business in the UK.… Continue Reading

Bribes That Breach Security

Hologram on a 50-Euro bill.Last week Canadian authorities said they’ve charged Nazir Karigar, a Canadian citizen, with violating the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act. He allegedly bribed an Indian official to win a contract for his company.… Continue Reading

The Strange Case Of Joshua Cantor

In July 2001, the president of American Bank Note Holographics pleaded guilty to a four-count federal criminal information. It charged him with conspiracy to defraud the U.S., a books-and-records violation, making false statements to auditors, and conspiracy to violate the FCPA.… Continue Reading

Rumblings From Oz

A month ago we asked what’s wrong in Australia. Despite multiple overseas bribery scandals, there’s been no sign of enforcement activity by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission — the chief anti-corruption agency — or anyone else down under.… Continue Reading

What’s Wrong Down Under?

Australia is the world’s sixth largest country by land mass, only slightly smaller than America’s lower 48 states. With just 22 million people and abundant resources, the country exports coal, iron ore, gold, uranium, alumina, meat, wool and wheat, as well as wine, olives, fruit and vegetables.… Continue Reading