In 2008 Sergei Magnitsky was detained for investigating corruption. One year later he died from mistreatment in prison at the age of 37.
The Sergei Magnitsky bill would prevent Russian authorities responsible for human rights abuses from traveling to the US and storing their ill-gotten cash overseas.
Please call your Senator and ask him or her to support this bill. Thank you.
Read about this effort in the New York Times