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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

Annual corruption award goes to….the Romanian parliament

Romanian parliament buildingThe Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) acknowledges each year the efforts of those who make our world a more crime and corruption-plagued place to live.

The nonprofit group that supports investigative reporters had countless candidates to choose from while sifting through the year’s instances of fraud, bribery, money laundering, human trafficking, drug smuggling, hacking and other nefarious activities.… Continue Reading

Can Bulgaria ever meet EU clean-government standards?

Marin Raykov became the Bulgarian Acting Prime Minister in March 2013 (photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)Just two percent of companies win 98 percent of all public procurement deals in Bulgaria, according to the head of BORKOR, Bulgaria’s state anti-corruption and organized crime agency.… Continue Reading

The courage to speak

The journalists of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) risk everything to tell stories about gangsters and graft in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

The OCCRP is a not-for-profit joint program of several regional non-profit investigative centers and for-profit independent media.… Continue Reading