High-Profile Russian Death In Washington Was No Accident — It Was Murder, Officials Say
The US government ruled Mikhail Lesin’s death an accident, but multiple intelligence and law enforcement officials suspect it was a Russian hit. The government is withholding information, so today BuzzFeed News has filed a lawsuit to pry the records loose.
Scientist Who Helped Connect Litvinenko's Murder To The Kremlin "Assassinated" In Britain
His nuclear research helped a judge determine that former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko had been assassinated – likely on Putin’s orders. Just months after the verdict, the scientist himself was found stabbed to death with two knives. Police deemed it a suicide, but US intelligence officials suspect it was murder.
From Russia With Blood: 14 Suspected Hits On British Soil That The Government Ignored
Lavish London mansions. A hand-painted Rolls-Royce. And eight dead friends. For the British fixer Scot Young, working for Vladimir Putin's most vocal critic meant a life of incredible luxury – but also constant danger. His gruesome death is one of 14 that US spy agencies have linked to Russia – but the UK police shut down every last case. A bombshell cache of documents today reveals the full story of a ring of death on British soil that the government has ignored.
MI6 May Be Ordered To Turn Over Intelligence Linking Financier's Death To Russia
In the wake of a BuzzFeed News investigation, a judge is considering forcing MI6 to hand over secret files containing explosive intelligence that the Kremlin ordered the assassination of a Russian whistleblower on British soil.
The Death Of The Spy In The Bag Is Linked To Russia By Secret Intelligence Files
After the dead body of an MI6 spy was found locked in a sports bag, London police said the death was “probably an accident” – but British and American spy agencies have secret intelligence suggesting he may have been assassinated over highly sensitive work on Russia.
Revealed: Explosive Evidence Of A Russian Assassination On British Soil That The Government Doesn’t Want You To Read
When a financier dropped dead in Britain shortly after exposing a vast Russian crime, police said it was not suspicious. But with his inquest now underway, BuzzFeed News has uncovered explosive evidence of a suspected Kremlin assassination plot – and a secret assignation in Paris on the eve of his death – that the British authorities have sidelined.
RBS Found Guilty Of Systematic Mistreatment Of Small Firms – But Regulator Says It Can't Act
The Financial Conduct Authority has sparked fury by saying it lacks the power to take action against the Royal Bank of Scotland, while a £400 million compensation scheme has been branded “wholly inadequate” by victims.
Treasury Committee Demands Urgent Publication Of Regulator's RBS Report
The chair of the Commons Treasury committee called on the financial regulator to speed up its long-delayed review following the "Dash for Cash" revelations.
Revealed: Treasury Given Confidential Information About RBS Investigation Ahead Of Share Firesale
"This information is not in the public domain and we would be grateful if you could ensure it is kept confidential."
Meet The People Who Say Their Firms Were Destroyed By RBS
"They are the great white sharks of RBS – they chose to screw over 100-plus families and 30 staff, just to make a profit.”
MP Refers RBS To Serious Fraud Office Over "Dash For Cash" Scandal
Exclusive: MP John Mann has asked the Serious Fraud Office to open an “urgent investigation” into the “outrageous” conduct revealed in the RBS Files.
The Dash For Cash: Leaked Files Reveal RBS Systematically Crushed British Businesses For Profit
The RBS Files expose the bank’s secret scheme to boost revenues during the financial crisis by draining businesses of cash and stripping their assets, blowing apart its previous statements to the public and parliament.
We Found These Qaddafi Henchmen Wanted For Stealing Millions Living In Britain
Three of the former Libyan dictator’s top officials are living comfortably in Britain despite being wanted in Tripoli for allegedly embezzling millions from the collapsed state – and the UK authorities have done nothing to help investigate.
These Are The Ghost Companies Paying Lycamobile Millions
Abandoned offices, PO boxes, building sites, and fake addresses. We visited the ghost companies that French prosecutors suspect funnelled tens of millions of euros into the accounts of the telecoms giant Lycamobile.
Tories’ Biggest Donor Lycamobile Raided In Criminal Money-Laundering Probe
Nineteen people have been arrested and nine of them charged with money laundering after BuzzFeed News revealed Lycamobile’s “deeply suspicious” cash movements.
Can You Understand Lycamobile's Web Of Financial Mystery?
Lycamobile's business practices are so bizarre that even its own auditors can't understand the movement of hundreds of millions of pounds around its sprawling offshore empire. Can you?
Jihadi John's Accomplice Exposed As London Fairground Mechanic
Exclusive: El Shafee Elsheikh is the final member of the "Beatles" ISIS execution cell to be identified.
My Son The ISIS Executioner
The mother of the "kind and softly spoken" Londoner outed as a member of Jihadi John's "Beatles" execution cell tells BuzzFeed News how she lost both her "perfect" sons to ISIS.
ISIS Accomplice Of "Jihadi John" Named As "Quiet And Humble" Londoner
Exclusive: Alexanda Kotey is the second member of the notorious ISIS cell led by "Jihadi John" to be identified.
UN Deleted Key Parts Of Aid Plan After Consulting Assad Regime
BuzzFeed News has established that references to besieged towns such as Madaya were deleted from a key aid report after consultation with the regime.
Lycamobile Reported To Cops For "Money Laundering"
Lycamobile's main telecoms rival reported its suspicious money movements to the police after corporate spies were hired to tail its bagmen, BuzzFeed News can reveal.
Lycamobile's Offshore Empire Is Embroiled In Sri Lanka's Hunt For Stolen Assets
A BuzzFeed News investigation uncovers secret details of a "shady" deal between the offshore empire of a major Tory donor and the nephew of the former Sri Lankan president accused of corruption and war crimes.
16 Things You Need To Know About Lycamobile's Links To The Tories
This is how the firm that deposits up to £1 million a week at the Post Office in rucksacks full of cash bought its way into the Tory elite.
Follow This Tory Donor's Crazy Cash Trail In 20 GIFs And Pictures
How Lyca's bagmen ferried rucksacks full of cash all over London.
This Tory Donor Was Secretly Filmed Dropping Cash-Stuffed Rucksacks At Post Offices
BuzzFeed News followed three bagmen from Lycamobile as they made "deeply suspicious" six-figure daily cash deposits at the Post Office.
As Assad Butchered His People, This Multinational Helped His Banks Trade
The London office of Reed Business Information sold critical data that helped sanctioned banks funding chemical and nuclear weapons in Syria and Iran make complex international transactions. A BuzzFeed News Investigation unravels the web.