Bad Government
(a reverse course in civics)

A money laundering menu

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This is a piece we will refer back to often. I analyzed indictments to describe the things public officials do to hide bribes, kickbacks and theft. Laundering by public officials isn’t identical to the tactics used by drug runners or terrorists. They seem to pass around their bag of tricks, because you see the same mechanisms used over and over. Let’s take a look at how they do it:
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And so it begins …

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Hello everybody. So I’m just getting started on publishing work from my new project.
I am about to unleash a can of whoop-ass on American patterns of corruption such that you have never seen before. For three years, I have been working on a project to document and quantify public corruption in the USA, analyzing literally thousands of indictments, indexing and developing a taxonomy as I go. And here we are:
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