Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 01/2015

Leaving the corrupt at the door: from denial of entry to passport sales

June 2014

Transparency International


For some people national borders constitute an insurmountable barrier. For others, they represent a comfortable way to hide ill-gotten wealth and to escape accountability for their actions. Now is the time to close the legal loopholes that allow corrupt individuals to elude justice for themselves and their money.