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The gatekeepers who open America to shell companies and secret owners

26 mins | Apr 13, 2022
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Who is hiding behind these agents and their laundering capabilities? Registered agents have long been seen as a weak point in the U.S. financial system. They allow shell companies and secret owners to remain hidden in the U.S. financial system and can act as a haven for the world of white-collar criminals. Debbie Cenziper, Will Fitzgibbon, Emily Anderson Stern, Michael Korsh and Alice Crites investigate the industry. Here, they explore how lawmakers try to disrupt these murky and unreported actions by forcing agents to identify who they work for.
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