Daily Archives: October 14, 2017

IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin “puts a question mark on the fractional banking model we know today.”   snip In a lecture that chastised her colleagues for failing to embrace the future, she warned that “Not so long ago, some experts argued that personal … Continue reading

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LEAKED ICE GUIDE OFFERS UNPRECEDENTED VIEW OF AGENCY’S ASSET FORFEITURE TACTICS

AN INTERNAL HANDBOOK obtained by The Intercept provides a rare view into the extensive asset seizure operations of ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, an office that trains its agents to meticulously appraise the value of property before taking it. HSI’s 71-page “Asset … Continue reading

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