Posts Tagged ‘Real Stories

September 1st, 2014

Banks Have No Money for Small Businesses

Banks Have No Money for Small Businesses It is simple, with a recently announced 100 billion liquidity short fall for US and thus banks are not going to be lending […]

August 1st, 2014

BART and San Francisco Bay Area Ferries

BART and San Francisco Bay Area Ferries BART is a very good transit system with very outdated payment technology.  The machines that accept cards can only sell up to 5 […]

July 1st, 2014

6 Countries, 4 presentations, 28 days

6 Countries, 4 presentations, 28 days New York, NY – 2 days of AML training. It was a good class, but some still do not seem to understand how a […]

June 1st, 2014

Those who do not go away

Those who do not go away Few of you may actually know what I am talking about, but those who have suffered from these people know the rest of this […]

April 1st, 2014


Education I just spent some quality time at a major university law school and at an accelerated high school discussing ethics, corruption and fraud.  The reception I received was stunning.  […]

March 1st, 2014

Stupid Broker – Weapons Grade

Stupid Broker – Weapons Grade On a long plane ride from New York to Dallas, a gentleman sat next to me and began a conversation.  He eventually disclosed that he […]

February 1st, 2014

The Business of Marijuana

The Business of Marijuana Some fascinating people have introduced me to the Marijuana business.  A grower, a financier, a security specialist…  I am intrigued. As for the product, I am […]

December 1st, 2013

Cash and Revolutions

Cash and Revolutions There is a saying on the poster in our office “Come the revolution things will be different, no better just different.”  No doubt one of the more […]

November 1st, 2013

Play to a Draw

Play to a Draw How many times have you been told you have to “Play to Win”?  I have no idea either.  Few people play to lose unless they are […]

October 1st, 2013

Investigations in Myanmar

Investigations in Myanmar We have had investigations in far more difficult circumstances but certainly not in a more challenging country. The first challenge we encountered was the language. Years of […]