financial crimes


Here are all the investigations Trump is still facing after the Mueller report

House Democrats and federal and state prosecutors still have big questions for the president.


Why White-Collar Criminals Think the Panama Papers Won't Change Shit

A current prisoner who used to hang with Bernie Madoff asked some convicted financial criminals for their take.


How Politicians Could Stop Offshore Tax Havens (if They Wanted To)

To do it right, the world would have to go after one notorious bastion of tax secrecy: the United States of America.


We Asked an Offshore Banking Industry Insider How the Feds Will Respond to the Panama Papers

The massive data leak has politicians around the world on the defensive. But how will the US government react?


New York and Miami’s Luxury Condo Booms May Finally Be Over

New federal government regulations aimed at cracking down on shady dealings behind all-cash sales of NYC and Miami real estate may be the nail in the coffin for the ultra-lux market.


Feds Indict Alleged Masterminds Behind Hack of 80 Million JP Morgan Customers

Three man are accused of hacking nine financial institutions and accessing data of over 100 million customers.


Some of the World's Biggest Banks Admitted to Gaming the Currency Market

JP Morgan Chase, Barclays, Citigroup, and Royal Bank of Scotland have to pay billions in fines after pleading guilty to activities that sound straight out of "Wolf of Wall Street."


This Former Bank Regulator Quit His Job to Fight For His House

Eric Mains has been fighting big banks in court for years, and now he's embarking on a major gambit: He doesn't think they can prove they actually own his mortgage.


After Years of Incompetence, the New York Fed Is Losing Power to Washington

After a series of catastrophic failures to regulate Wall Street banks, the New York Fed had many of its powers secretly stripped away by the federal government.


The Lawyer Who Went from Fighting for Guantánamo Bay Inmates to Going After Shady Banks

Josh Denbeaux takes on cases most attorneys would consider lost causes. When I asked him why, he said, "Well, I don't lose."


2014 Was a Banner Year for Injustice in America

Here's everything we learned about policing and crime this year.


I Set Up a Shell Corporation, and So Can You!

Just how easy is it to establish a bogus business entity that can be used to funnel money offshore? I decided to see for myself.