Sneakers and Armored Cars: How a Shoe Company Empire Allegedly Used a Chinese Money Laundering Ring
James Regis Whitner, Jr. is a known figure in the world of sneakers and fashion. A wide spanning investigation alleges his companies, including Social Status, used a Chinese money laundering ring.
By Joseph Cox
This article was produced in collaboration with 404 Media, a new independent technology investigations site.
A high profile streetwear and sneakers entrepreneur who has met Vice President Kamala Harris allegedly had an unlikely connection to the world of underground finance through a multi-million doll…