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Delaware: An American Tax Haven

Posted on: 17 Mar 2021

In 2016, an anonymous source working at Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm, leaked a huge database of records exposing companies using the country as a tax shelter. Many powerful international figures were implicated, including the prime ministers of Georgia, Iceland, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Sudan. But there was a notable lack of Americans on the list. That’s because Americans…

Delaware Fails State Integrity Investigation

Posted on: 10 Mar 2021

On a state integrity investigation conducted in 2015 in partnership with Global Integrity, Delaware received a failing score. Global Integrity Global Integrity is a worldwide organization that researches and provides data on government corruption and use of public resources, then uses their evidence to shape policy and practice, while remaining committed to open governance. In…

Corruption in the Delaware Medical Examiner’s Office

Posted on: 24 Feb 2021

In 2014, the carefully-crafted house of cards built by Richard T. Callery, M.D. came tumbling down when a police officer discovered while on the witness stand that the drug evidence in his case had been tampered with. Dr. Callery had been the Chief Medical Examiner (CME) and head of the Office of the Chief Medical…

Corruption Amongst Top Government Officials in Harrington City, Delaware

Posted on: 10 Feb 2021

While many Delawareans remain concerned about widespread corruption at the state level, local governments are also rife with government employees eager to exploit their offices for personal gain. Harrington City, a small town of 3,500 around 20 minutes south of Dover, recently lost two of its top executives, after explosive revelations by former City Planner…

Duncan Hunter’s Misuse of Campaign Funds

Posted on: 03 Feb 2021

Former California Representative Duncan Hunter was sentenced to 11 months in prison for misuse of campaign funds after a long investigation into him and his wife’s spending activity. President Trump has since pardoned him.  Who Is Duncan Hunter Hunter is an American politician who served as a U.S Representative for California’s 50th congressional district from…