Tom Burgis is an award-winning investigative reporter. Based in London after years as a foreign correspondent in South America and Africa, he is a long-standing member of the Financial Times’ investigations team. He has exposed major corruption scandals, covered terrorist attacks, coups and forgotten conflicts, and traced dirty money from the Kremlin to Washington. His journalism has won awards in the US and Asia and he has twice been shortlisted at the British Press Awards, the British Journalism Awards and the European Press Prize.
This episode references:
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Overview
- 28 U.S.C. § 1350 (Alien Tort Statute)
- Beneficial Ownership in the NDAA
- “IRS: Sorry, but It’s Just Easier and Cheaper to Audit the Poor” ProPublica, October 2, 2019
- National Security Law Today “Politics of Putin: Why he's attacking NATO, the EU, and America's free and fair elections” September 3, 2020
- 2021 National Defense Authorization Act