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Bribe, Swindle or Steal

Nov 23, 2022

Mykola Murskyj with Razom for Ukraine joins the podcast to discuss the organization’s work in Ukraine, the anti-corruption climate there prior to the invasion and steps that can be taken now. Mykola also discusses the Enablers Act.


Nov 16, 2022

This week, we’re listening in on Alexandra Wrage’s recent keynote presentation at a Whistleblowers and Public Integrity conference hosted by the Vancouver Anti-Corruption Institute (VACI).  She addresses the incredible personal price that whistleblowers pay when they’re driven to expose misconduct, explores how we...


Nov 9, 2022

As we approach the 2022 World Cup, we’re revisiting our 2018 episode with Ken Bensinger, who discusses his fascinating book, Red Card, and the decades of misconduct by FIFA eventually uncovered by the FBI. We play “violation bingo” as Ken describes the bribery, self-dealing, conflicts of interest and...


Nov 2, 2022

As we approach the 2022 World Cup, we’re revisiting our 2017 episode with journalist Grant Wahl on how decades of FIFA corruption and self-dealing have undermined the world's favorite sport. (This episode was originally published in...


Oct 26, 2022

Speaking at the TRACE London Forum, Oliver Bullough, author of Butler to the World, discusses the UK’s role as an enabler of financial crime, efforts toward accountability, the balance between transparency and privacy, and the weaponization of lawsuits in British courts to silence journalists.