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By James S. Henry

Like tentacles on an enormous octopus, the firsthand investigations within the Blood Bankers all bring about one middle. A monetary detective of varieties, investigative journalist Jim Henry analyzes a number scandals, together with the looting of the Philippines by means of the Marcos relatives and the monetary cave in of countries during the constructing global. A rogues' gallery of overseas criminals owes its life to the dramatic development of the underground worldwide economic climate during the last 20 years. Our global is being reshaped, usually in sinister model, by means of extensive open capital markets and a world banking community that exists to launder countless numbers of billions of greenbacks in ill-gotten earnings. this is an within examine globalization's darkish side—the new excessive development international markets for influence-peddling, capital flight, funds laundering, guns, medicines, tax evasion, baby hard work, unlawful immigration, and other kinds of transnational crime.

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