New from KI: Casey Michel examines how U.S.-based trusts are an increasingly popular option for hiding illicit assets; Gerald Knaus discussed Global Caviar Diplomacy – Azerbaijan, Europe, and corruption – at Hudson Institute recently.
After a tip from a D.C. hotel worker, more than a dozen people in three states and four countries were arrested in a scheme that authorities say duped at least 170 people and six companies out of millions of dollars. (WaPo)
The Trump administration taps Fiona Hill, a Brookings senior fellow and Putin critic, for the position of White House senior director for Europe and Eurasia. (Foreign Policy) …read more
Source: Kleptocracy Initiative