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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

Plot thickens in Aussie Reserve Bank corruption probe

The government investigation into the Reserve Bank of Australia led last week to RBA’s subsidiary, Austrade, and allegations of massive bribes paid to a Vietnamese spy by his Australian lover.

Elizabeth Masamune, a senior trade commissioner with Austrade admitted to an affair with Vietnam’s Colonel Anh Ngoc Luong, a senior official in the state intelligence service.… Continue Reading

Witnesses: Australia Reserve Bank bosses covered up bribery for years

There was explosive testimony this week during parliamentary hearings into bribery allegations against a unit of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

RBA subsidiary Securency allegedly paid bribes in Asia, Latin America, and Africa to win currency printing contracts, according to a former salesman for Securency and its sister company Note Printing Australia.… Continue Reading