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

Tobacco Exec Escapes Jail Term

Bobby Jay Elkin Jr., a former country manager in Kyrgyzstan for tobacco company Dimon Inc, now called Alliance One International, was sentenced yesterday to just three years probation and a $5,000 fine.… Continue Reading

Tobacco Exec Pleads Guilty

Bobby Jay Elkin Jr., a former executive from tobacco company Dimon Inc, now called Alliance One International, pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Virginia to a one-count criminal information charging him with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

Elkin, 50, of Washington, D.C., was Dimon’s country manager in Kyrgyzstan.… Continue Reading

Manhandled Abroad

The SEC said today that it brought a civil enforcement action against four former employees of Dimon, Inc., now Alliance One International, Inc.… Continue Reading

Leading Backwards

There’s no way to measure how much corruption the U.S exports to other countries. But sometimes events reveal what may be happening.… Continue Reading