The Anticorruption Manual: Section II: Investigating Corruption Cases

This article is part of a series about The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors. It follows two other pieces: (1) an introductory article that explains why the Manual is important and timely, looks at challenges faced by state-level corruption prosecutors and how the Manual can address some of them, and provides an overview…

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The Anticorruption Manual: Section I: Species of Corruption

This article is part of a series about The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors. It follows an introductory article that explains why the Manual is important and timely, looks at challenges faced by state-level corruption prosecutors and how the Manual can address those challenges, and provides an overview of the Manual’s six sections….

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New Anticorruption Manual for State and Local Prosecutors by the National Association of Attorneys General Available Today

Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) announced the release of The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors. The book, which provides an overview of prosecuting corruption in the United States, is the first publication in 30 years dedicated to guiding prosecutors who investigate and charge public corruption crime. It is also…

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The Anticorruption Manual: Helping State Corruption Prosecutors Fill the Role the U.S. Supreme Court Expects Them to Play

The Center for Ethics & Public Integrity is thrilled to announce the release of The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors. This thirty-chapter book is the first-ever manual written with state anticorruption enforcers as the primary audience. NOW AVAILABLE: The Anticorruption Manual provides a comprehensive overview of prosecuting corruption in the United States. Purchase a copy….

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National Association of Attorneys General Announces Release of Anticorruption Manual for State and Local Prosecutors

Washington, D.C. — Today, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) announced the upcoming release of The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors. The book, which provides an overview of prosecuting corruption in the United States, is the first publication in 30 years dedicated to guiding prosecutors who investigate and charge public corruption crime. It is…

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Subpoenaing Out of State Witnesses

Introduction Can a prosecutor in State A, who has brought charges against a defendant in a State A court, compel an important out-of-state witness, W, to leave State B to testify in the State A trial? If so, how? The answer is yes, by using the Uniform Act to Secure the Attendance of Witnesses from…

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NAAG Submits Comment Letter on Beneficial Ownership Regulations

Our comments are consistent with the sense of Congress, which requires that regulations “to the greatest extent practicable… collect information in a form and manner that is reasonably designed to generate a database that is highly useful to… law enforcement agencies…” NDAA § 6402(8)(C).

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Fighting Corruption through International Cooperation

Public corruption investigations have resulted in record fines, numerous prison sentences, and even political fallout in several Latin American countries. The investigation and prosecution of Odebrecht scandal illustrates some of the ways that countries can work together to reduce public corruption.

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Attorneys General Urge Senate to Pass Law to Fight Shell Companies

As our States’ chief legal officers, we are concerned about the use of American financial institutions for money laundering by terrorist groups and other criminal enterprises.

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42 Attorneys General Urge Senate to Pass Law to Fight Shell Companies

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a bipartisan letter today signed by 42 attorneys generals urging the U.S. Senate to pass S. 2563, the Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act. The ILLICIT CASH Act updates the federal framework for…

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