“Police said four very valuable violins went missing after a collector and his daughter were killed. Then a lot of stories began to unravel.”
In the second half of the 20th century, Bangkok-based British businessman Douglas Latchford was at the center of an operation that trafficked ancient Khmer sculptures and archaeological treasures out of Cambodia. These pieces of art traveled far, ending up in rich people’s homes and museums like the Met. Matthew Campbell tells an engrossing story filled with […]
Some travelers can mystify even the most experienced butlers.
Was the Brillante Virtuoso attacked by pirates, or was it an inside job?
A dearth of facilities able to process small farmers’ animals keeps costs up and prices high.
In Bloomberg, Patrick Clark introduces us to Dusty Wunderlich (real name), the man who’s trying to monetize man’s best friend by leasing out purebred dogs.
Can purebreds on leases democratize credit? The Nevadan behind Wags Lending thinks so.
“Officially the company was Doctoroff’s to run. Mike agreed with a city ethics board that he’d have no involvement in Bloomberg’s day-to-day operations, limiting his input to major decisions that ‘significantly’ affect his ownership stake. ‘I’ve recused myself from anything to do with the company,’ Mike said at a press conference in November. “In truth, […]
Atossa Araxia Abrahamian is a writer and an editor. Taxes aren’t boring—they’re just supremely difficult to write about in a compelling way. These three stories stand out because they illustrate the far-reaching consequences of different countries’ tax policies through a few very influential people: 1. “Marty Sullivan figured out how the world’s biggest companies avoided […]