Kleptocrat is an unusual game of strategy and tactics, based on real-life patterns of money laundering and offshore structuring that have been used by actual corrupt public officials... that is, until they got caught.
This game, created by The Mintz Group, a global investigative firm that specializes in tracing assets, offers you insight into the mind of the corrupt, as well as those who are trying to bring them to justice.
To win, you need to understand the risk factors at play in the way you move your money and how you hide it, in whom you can trust, and how much you can afford to indulge.
Developed in conjunction with BumbleBear Games
Here are some books that shed light on how kleptocracy actually works through the histories of real-life kleptocrats. Many of the fact patterns and scenarios you encounter in the game are based on the stories in these and other sources.
The Puppet Masters: How the Corrupt Use Legal Structures to Hide Stolen Assets and What to Do About It
The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption
The Mintz Group specializes in tracing assets around the world, and we have helped creditors enforce judgments in hundreds of cases over the past 20 years.
When individuals, companies or governments owe our clients money, we find the debtors’ assets.
And early in business relationships, we help our clients test, rather than blindly rely on, other parties’ representations about their financial condition.
Our asset-tracing cases are invariably multi-layered, frequently cross-border, and often in offshore jurisdictions.
We have particular expertise in areas we have found crucial to asset tracing and recovery, including: