Shell Games

If one wants to play – it seems best place is the U.S.of A.

From Reuters

“The U.S. was declared “non-compliant” in four out of 40 categories monitored by the Financial Action Task Force, an international group fighting money laundering and terrorism finance, in a 2006 evaluation report, its most recent.”

Two of those ratings relate to scant information collected on the owners of corporations – like what is new on this score?

The task force named Wyoming, Nevada and Delaware as secrecy havens. Only three states – Alaska, Arizona and Montana – require regular disclosure of corporate shareholders in some form, according to the 2009 report by the National Association of Secretaries of State.

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