全球经济的公司犯罪潮

纽约——

公司欺诈正在全世界泛滥,而重灾区正是发达国家——被认为“治理良好”的国家。贫困国家政府可能接受了更多的贿赂,存在更多的违法行为,但为非作歹最甚的跨国公司可都是来自发达国家的。有钱能使鬼推磨,钱正在腐蚀全世界的政治和市场。

几乎是每一天,我们都能听到新的不法行为发生。过去十年来,没有一家华尔街公司没有支付过巨额罚款,要么是因为作假帐,要么是因为内部交易,要么是因为证券诈骗,要么是因为庞氏骗局,要么是因为CEO肆无忌惮地挪用公款。纽约最近在审理一大批内部交易案,牵涉不少领袖级金融业人物。随之而来的是一系列罚款——美国主要投行必须为层出不穷的证券诈骗付出代价。

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