Michel is a masterful storyteller who grips readers with truthful and disturbing accounts of outlandish schemes ... This eye-opening and comprehensive analysis explains how global criminals anonymously hide ill-gotten money all over the United States and then clean and legitimize these funds ... Recommended for general readers who want to understand how kleptocracy is rooted in American politics and policy-making.
[A] blistering account ... Through rigorous research and cogent prose, Michel builds a persuasive case that the influx of unregulated money decimates America’s industrial regions and poses a grave threat to democracy. This is a stunning portrait of avarice run amok.