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Bribe, Swindle or Steal

Jun 26, 2019

Bestselling author, Rich Cohen, describes the “missing link” between American pirates and gangsters: underworld legend and notorious criminal, Albert Hicks. Rich also makes clear how far law enforcement has come since the days of Hicks’ many gruesome crimes.

Jun 19, 2019

Pulitzer Prize winning author Jesse Eisinger joins the podcast to talk about his colorfully named and provocative book “The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives.” We chat about political will, revolving doors and what Jesse calls “compliance theater”.

Jun 12, 2019

Brad Bailey, a criminal defense lawyer and former federal prosecutor, discusses the Insys Therapeutics case and the expanded use of RICO in white collar criminal cases.

Jun 5, 2019

Drago Kos, Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery, discusses the working group’s successes as well as some challenges. He addresses the current shift away from international cooperation and how a more insular political climate is threatening anti-corruption efforts.