Lucy Komisar’s beat is the secret underbelly of the global financial system — offshore bank and corporate secrecy — and its links to corporate crime; tax evasion by the corporations and the very rich; empowerment of dictators and oligarchs; bribery and corruption; drug and arms trafficking; and terrorism.
Her dozens of articles on the subject since 1997 have appeared in publications as diverse as The Nation magazine and the Wall Street Journal.
Winner of 2010 Gerald Loeb , National Press Club , Sigma Delta Chi, and National Headliner awards for Miami Herald coverage of Ponzi-schemer Allen Stanford. She brought the story to the Herald, which assigned Mike Sallah and Rob Barry as collaborators. The Loeb award is the country’s most prestigious prize for financial journalism.
She is also a theater critic and member of The Drama Desk, the organization of New York theater critics, writers and editors. Her particular interest is the political aspects of theater.
Lucy’s page on Wikipedia
Lucy’s interviews and programs on YouTube
Lucy’s contribution described in a book on the 1960s civil rights movement, “We Are Not Afraid.”
She is the author of “BCCI’s Double Game: Banking on America, Banking on Jihad” in “A Game As Old As Empire,” (Berrett-Koehler, San Francisco, 2007).