Hezbollah has adapted to the American crackdown on its money laundering operations by bringing in new front-men and shell companies. In the U.S., municipalities across the country have suffered ransomware attacks. And, new corruption investigations demonstrate the vulnerability of Central and South American governments to drug cartels.
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