TED Talk – Charmian Gooch: “Meet global corruption’s hidden players”

When the son of the president of a desperately poor country starts buying mansions and sportscars on an official monthly salary of $7,000, Charmian Gooch suggests, corruption is probably somewhere in the picture. In a blistering, eye-opening talk (and through several specific examples), she details how global corruption trackers follow the money — to some surprisingly familiar faces.

“It’s easy to think that corruption happens somewhere over there, carried out by a bunch of greedy despots,” says anti-corruption activist Charmian Gooch in her blistering talk …

Please note that Charmian Gooch won the TED Prize for 2014. TED Prize is awarded each year,  to an extraordinary individual who has a creative and bold vision to spark a global change. TED Prize winners get 1 million $ for funding.