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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

Ex-Hong Kong official jailed three years for FCPA offenses, money laundering

Hong Kong’s former home secretary was sentenced to three years in prison Monday for bribing African officials on behalf of a Chinese energy company.

Patrick Ho, 69, was also ordered to pay a $400,000 fine, the DOJ said

In December, Ho was found guilty after a one-week trial in the Southern District of New York. 

He was convicted by a jury on seven counts — one count of conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, four counts of violating the FCPA, one count of conspiring to commit international money laundering, and one count of committing international money laundering. 

The jury acquitted Ho on one money-laundering count.Continue Reading

Where in the world is 1MDB fugitive Jho Low?

Low Taek Jho is being hunted by governments around the globe for his role in the $4.5 billion looting of Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, 1MDB.

Jho Low, as he’s often called, is a 36-year-old Malaysian who’s sought by U.S., Swiss, Singapore, and Malaysian authorities.… Continue Reading