Suspicious Activity: Inside the FinCEN Files

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Episode Five: Political Will

October 15, 2020 - 33:19
Throughout this reporting project, Jason Leopold and Anthony Cormier wanted to talk to someone who was the subject of a suspicious...

Episode Four: See Something, Say Something

October 8, 2020 - 27:48
Two former employees of Standard Chartered say they were ignored and eventually fired when they reported accounts at the bank that...

Episode Three: Know Your Customer

October 1, 2020 - 29:24
Even in the finance world, Deutsche Bank has a troubled reputation. One of its darkest and most mysterious chapters happened when it...

About The Show

Pineapple Street Studios and BuzzFeed News bring you this five-part series investigating how the most powerful banks in the world can facilitate the worst of humanity – terrorism, human trafficking, the drug trade – all in plain sight of the government.

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Episode Five: Political Will

October 15, 2020 - 33:19
Throughout this reporting project, Jason Leopold and Anthony Cormier wanted to talk to someone who was the subject of a suspicious...

Episode Four: See Something, Say Something

October 8, 2020 - 27:48
Two former employees of Standard Chartered say they were ignored and eventually fired when they reported accounts at the bank that...

Episode Three: Know Your Customer

October 1, 2020 - 29:24
Even in the finance world, Deutsche Bank has a troubled reputation. One of its darkest and most mysterious chapters happened when it...

Episode Two: Permission Slip

September 24, 2020 - 35:38
HSBC was the poster child of a bad bank. In 2012 the bank was slapped with a 1.9 billion dollar fine and told it needed to clean up its...

Episode One: The Documents

September 20, 2020 - 28:00
A trove of secret documents received by BuzzFeed News reveals how banks profit off terror and organized crime — and the ways that...

Coming 9/20: Something Big

September 19, 2020 - 02:00
We can’t tell you much yet. Sorry! But we can tell you that it’s big. Possibly the biggest reporting project ever. And that it’s coming...