Daniel Estrin

For Daniel Estrin's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

China laundering foreign criminals' cash, probe finds

Mar 28, 2016

China laundering foreign criminals' cash, probe finds

Scam artists, drug cartels and gangs from around the world have found a new haven for laundering money: China. The country’s well-developed underground financial networks have caught the attention of foreign criminals who are using China to clean their dirty money and pump it ...

Display of ancient tablets fuels looting debate

| Feb 13, 2015

Display of ancient tablets fuels looting debate

At first glance, the ancient Babylonian tablets on exhibit for the first time at a Jerusalem museum look like nothing more than pockmarked lumps of clay. But the 2,500-year-old treasures from present-day Iraq have become part of a thorny archaeological debate over how to ...