Article: Russian Whistleblower Assassinated After Uncovering $200 Billion Dirty-Money Scandal

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Russian Whistleblower Assassinated After Uncovering $200 Billion Dirty-Money Scandal

Nico Hines, 10 October 2018

A crusading Russian official traveled to Estonia in the summer of 2006 to warn the authorities that an unprecedented money-laundering scheme had been established in the tiny Baltic financial sector. The scam he had uncovered would go on to become the biggest dirty-money operation in history: the $200 billion Danske Bank scandal.

Three months after Andrei Kozlov, the first deputy chairman of the Russian Central Bank, tried to raise the alarm, he was dead. Continue reading “Article: Russian Whistleblower Assassinated After Uncovering $200 Billion Dirty-Money Scandal”

Article: Steve Cohen Fights Back Against Claims Of Insider Trading

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Steve Cohen Fights Back Against Claims Of Insider Trading

JIM ZARROLI, 23 July 2013

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I’m Melissa Block. Billionaire Steven Cohen is fighting back. He faces federal charges that he didn’t do enough to prevent insider trading at his hedge fund SAC Capital.

As The Wall Street Journal reported this morning, Cohen’s firm issued a rebuttal, claiming that he never saw an email that’s an important part of the government’s case. Here’s NPR’s Jim Zarroli. Continue reading “Article: Steve Cohen Fights Back Against Claims Of Insider Trading”