Robert and William Isaias Dassum: The case of the Ecuadorian banking fugitives that live and invest in the U.S.

  Introduction     The Ecuadorian bank, Filanbanco‚Äôs failure helped cause the 1999 banking crisis in this tiny country. ¬†It is estimated that the brothers, William and Roberto Isaias Dassum, owe the Ecuadorian treasury a whopping $661 million which they allegedly embezzled from the bank. ¬†Armando Bermeo, then head of the Supreme Court, accused the […]