CIP Board of Directors
  • Jack Blum

    Jack Blum treasurer

Jack Blum is a Washington lawyer who is an expert on white-collar financial crime, international tax evasion and one of this country’s premier advocates for victims of financial fraud.  He spent fourteen years as a staff attorney with the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  He played a central role in the Lockheed Aircraft bribery investigation of the 1970's – which led to the passage of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – and in the investigation of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI).  Blum has been a consultant to the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, the United Nations Office of Drug Control and Crime Prevention, and served as the chair of the experts group on international asset recovery, which was convened by the United Nations Centre for Drug Control and Crime Prevention.  He often testifies about money laundering and tax evasion before U.S. congressional committees.  Currently, Blum serves as ADA Counsel and is Chair of Tax Justice Network USA, and the Violence Policy Center.