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The FinCEN Files investigation is based on thousands of “suspicious activity reports” and other US government documents that BuzzFeed News has shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than 100 news organizations around the world. It offers an unprecedented view of global financial corruption, the banks enabling it, and the government agencies that fail to stop it. Prior to this reporting, very few SARs had ever been revealed. The FinCEN Files encompass more than 2,100. Here is what the investigation has uncovered:

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.

By Jason Leopold , Anthony Cormier , John Templon , Tom Warren , Jeremy Singer-Vine , Scott Pham , Richard Holmes , Michael Sallah , Tanya Kozyreva , Emma Loop , and Azeen Ghorayshi

Here’s What Is Changing After The FinCEN Files Shook The World Of Banking

After BuzzFeed News and ICIJ published a joint investigation, officials across the globe began taking action to finally thwart illicit financial activity and the criminals who move money through Western banks.

By Will Fitzgibbon , Anthony Cormier , Jason Leopold , Scott Pham , Richard Holmes , Jeremy Singer-Vine , John Templon , Tom Warren , and Paul McLeod

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