December 9, 2018
By Jason Middleton
Let’s say you wanted to build a high rise apartment building. Say this project is in a foreign country. And you need some help clearing the paperwork and red tape.
Now, there are two ways to look at the offer of gifting a fifty million dollar penthouse apartment on a proposed high rise building:
- First, incredible largesse and a show of epic generosity. Second, the giver might want something in exchange for that gift.
- The second take is the subject of a new book on corporate bribery, titled Kickback.
This week we host David Montero. His new book is titled “Kickback: Exposing the Global Corporate Bribery Network.”
David Montero has documented the impact of corruption in South and South East Asia. Formerly a correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor and a regular producer for PBS’s flagship investigative series, Frontline,
Have great weeks, everybody.