SHELL GAMES: A Reuters Investigation – Articles in this series are exploring the extent and impact of corporate secrecy in the United States.
NEW YORK – A spate of spectacular collapses of Chinese stocks listed on American exchanges has cost U.S. investors billions of dollars. The fiasco has sparked multiple investigations. Accusations are swirling in Washington and Beijing.
It all began with an email sent out of the blue a decade ago to a Texas businessman named Timothy Halter.