A $27.1 million shipment of fluorescent lamps. A bogus website. Elusive owners. A FinCEN Files detective story.
From the FinCEN Files investigation: Secret documents show how one of the world’s biggest banks kept doing business with companies that its own employees raised red flags about.
Alexander Perepilichnyy transformed himself from a money launderer to a whistleblower, and then he died. The company he founded began a new life in the criminal underworld. A FinCEN Files investigation.
The Russian bank VEB has long operated in the United States — despite dozens of suspicious activity reports outlining concerns that it was a threat to national security. A FinCEN Files investigation.
Twenty-two thousand pages of never-before-released government documents. Hundreds of thousands of transactions. More than $2 trillion. A close accounting of BuzzFeed News’ unprecedented trove.
Standard Chartered’s Problems With Suspicious Clients Didn’t Go Away. Just Like These Two Ex-Employees Had Been Saying.
Confidential records from the FinCEN Files show that the bank was reporting its own suspicions about customers with links to Iran until at least 2017.
Documents Show Deutsche Bank’s Top Executives Were Warned It Had A Dirty Money Problem. Then A $10 Billion Scandal Broke.
When the $10 billion mirror trading scandal was exposed, little emerged about who its victims were or how much Deutsche’s executives knew. The FinCEN Files investigation shows how deep the rot went.
Deadly Terror Networks And Drug Cartels Use Huge Banks To Finance Their Crimes. These Secret Documents Show How The Banks Profit.
Thousands of secret “suspicious activity reports” offer a never-before-seen picture of corruption and complicity — and how the government lets it flourish.
Police Departments Have Received Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars In Military Equipment Since Ferguson
The Defense Department’s "1033” military-equipment program has come under heavy scrutiny, but local law enforcement are continuing to receive supplies.
An analysis of five major cities by BuzzFeed News found that ZIP codes with more cases per person tended to be lower income, have more elderly residents, and be communities of color.
Days after a BuzzFeed News article on rationing in LA, officials debuted new guidelines to protect medical personnel.
Leaked Emails Show That While The VA Announced It Had Adequate Coronavirus Gear, A Major VA Hospital Was Rationing
Less than 30 minutes after the Veterans Affairs headquarters announced it had adequate equipment, staffers in LA were told to start rationing masks.
“Employees are having to bring in their own masks, gloves, wipes, and hand sanitizer,” a union spokesperson said. “Anxiety levels are through the roof.”
A North Carolina company won a $750,000 deal days after the president’s controversial statements about the antimalarial drugs.
The Trump Administration Now Jails Nearly Every Immigrant It Arrests In New York — Including Those Who Don’t Pose A Threat, A New Lawsuit Alleges
In the four years prior to June 2017, about half of immigrants arrested in New York who were thought to be low risk were released until their trial. Now 96% of them are held in jail for as long as three months, according to a new lawsuit.
Gun sales in the Amazon have increased under Brazil's far-right president, new BuzzFeed News analysis reveals.
A bank flagged transactions, including large cash deposits, made before and after Rinat Akhmetshin attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting.
Posts on the page, which features scores of current and former Chicago police officers, have gone far beyond boosterism. Some posts encourage police to abuse suspects.
In nine of the closest House races, less than 2% of voting-age citizens are black.
The judges were named in a recent BuzzFeed News investigation.