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Dark Commerce forthcoming November 2018

Posted: May 7, 2018 at 5:23 am

Dr. Shelley discusses sanctions and beneficial ownership on BBC Newsnight

Posted: April 11, 2018 at 3:45 am

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BBC Newsnight on Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska features Dr. Shelley

Posted: April 11, 2018 at 3:41 am

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TraCCC alumna article on Water Scarcity published at Wilson Center

Posted: April 4, 2018 at 3:29 pm

Organized Crime and Terrorist Financing (German)

Posted: April 2, 2018 at 5:37 am, Last Updated: April 2, 2018 at 5:38 am

The fight against terrorism and organized crime is always a fight against corruption. It is important to deprive criminal and terrorist organizations of their breeding ground and funding base.

Kleptocratic Regimes and National Security: A Pervasive Threat and How It Can be Neutralized

Posted: April 2, 2018 at 2:38 am

On November 15, 2017 TraCCC co-sponsored a conference at the Hudson Institute on “Kleptocratic Regimes and National Security: A Pervasive Threat and How It Can be Neutralized.” It had two objectives: ·      To identify and raise awareness about the vast array of threats that are caused or exacerbated by kleptocracies. These include great power competitors, […]

Dr. Shelley to speak at Helsinki Commission on March 28th, 2018

Posted: March 27, 2018 at 6:20 pm

THE OPIOID CRISIS AND THE DARK WEB: HOW TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINALS DEVASTATE U.S. COMMUNITIES Wednesday, March 28, 2018 3:30 p.m. Russell Senate Office Building Room 485 Live Webcast: www.facebook.com/HelsinkiCommission For more information, visit https://www.csce.gov/international-impact/press-and-media/press-releases/transnational-criminal-organizations-and-opioid

House Financial Services “Exploring the Financial Nexus of Terrorism, Drug Trafficking, and Organized Crime”

Posted: March 21, 2018 at 8:47 pm, Last Updated: March 21, 2018 at 9:19 pm

Dr. Louise Shelley, Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University testified at the House Financial Services “Exploring the Financial Nexus of Terrorism, Drug Trafficking, and Organized Crime” session on Tuesday March 20th. Details and video available here. To access the full written testimony, visit hhrg-115-ba09-wstate-lshelley-20180130.

Opioid Epidemic Conference Report

Posted: March 21, 2018 at 8:35 pm, Last Updated: March 21, 2018 at 8:39 pm

THE ILLICIT BUSINESS BEHIND THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC Conference Report Abstract Summary: This report on the Illicit Business Behind the Opioid Epidemic summarizes a conference featuring distinguished professionals from law enforcement, government, the pharmaceutical industry, the financial sector, and academia. The conference looked at the illicit business that is driving the crisis and the best methods […]

World Bank and International Monetary Fund Host Talk on Illicit Financial Flows

Posted: October 24, 2014 at 3:33 pm, Last Updated: October 24, 2014 at 3:35 pm

By Kasey Kinnard Presenting to a standing-room only crowd, Integrity Vice President of the World Bank Group (WBG), Leonard Frank McCarthy, set the tone of the discussion on illicit financial flows at the 2014 Annual Meetings of the IMF and WBG, with the analogy that the cost to combat the current Ebola crisis in Guinea, […]