Suspicious Activity: Inside the FinCEN Files

Episode Three: Know Your Customer

Episode Three: Know Your Customer

Suspicious Activity: Inside the FinCEN Files - 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 facilitated the laundering of $10 billion dollars for anonymous shell companies around the world. But BuzzFeed News reporter Tom Warren has now discovered whose money the bank moved and how far up knowledge of the problem went.

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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.