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Red Notice and Sergei Magnitsky

By David Michael Newstead                

Three biographies converge in Bill Browder’s new book, Red Notice. The first is Browder’s own life, which follows the ebb and flow of modern Russian history. 694 more words

America

IRS Data Theft and Russia’s Red Notice

It has to be more than a coincidence that the recent cyber theft of IRS tax data has been traced to Russian criminals. IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press. 577 more words

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Russian whistleblower who died in 2012 may have been poisoned

A Russian businessman, who died in London while assisting a Swiss probe into a massive money-laundering scheme, may have been poisoned with a substance derived from a highly toxic plant, an inquest has heard. 314 more words

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Russian businessman and whistleblower Alexander Perepilichnyy may have been poisoned: coroner

A Russian tycoon who was helping to uncover a powerful fraud syndicate could have been poisoned using extracts from a deadly rare plant, an English coroner has heard. 657 more words

World

Book Review: Red Notice by Bill Browder (10/10)

Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice is a story of a Stanford graduate who against all common sense went to work in Eastern Europe just after the Berlin Wall came down in 1989. 743 more words

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Guest Post: Targeted Sanctions and Corruption--Legal Obstacles to a Magnitsky Act for the EU

Anton Moiseienko, PhD candidate at the Criminal Justice Centre, Queen Mary University of London, contributes the following guest post:

So-called targeted sanctions—imposing travel restrictions on, or freezing the assets of, a select group of people—remain in vogue as an instrument of foreign policy and as a supplement to criminal justice in many areas, such as counterterrorism, and yet targeted sanctions have not been widely used in counteracting corruption. 970 more words

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