Summer 2015: Instragram: See pictures from all of my latest travels. Follow me on Instagram. Click here https://instagram.com/jake.halpern.author/
May 2015: Bank of the Underworld (The Atlantic Monthly): ￼In 2006, Arthur Budovsky launched a digital currency system called Liberty Reserve. It took off, and was soon processing millions of transactions. Budovsky says he just wanted to modernize banking. Prosecutors claim he ran a massive money-laundering operation that helped criminals around the world move $6 billion in dirty money. Read my latest article in the Atlantic Monthly.
Fall 2014: Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld -- My new book tells the true story of a former banker and a former armed robber who go into business together and purchase $1.5 billion worth of bad debt for pennies on the dollar. All goes well until the debt is stolen... Order the book now!