Fight Against Kleptocracy Gets a Big Boost as ENABLERS Act Moves Forward: Just the FACTs: July 6

The United States could be moving one step closer to freedom from its role as an enabler of global kleptocracy. Two weeks ago, lawmakers in the House Armed Services Committee voted to include the ENABLERS Act in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bipartisan reforms in the Act would enlist certain professional service providers – the financial gatekeepers on the front lines of the U.S.’ anti-money laundering defense – into the fight against kleptocracy by instituting common sense procedures to detect, flag, and prevent the laundering of corrupt and criminal funds.

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