Suspicious Activity: Inside the FinCEN Files

Suspicious Activity: Inside the FinCEN Files

Suspicious Activity: Inside the FinCEN Files

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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.
  1. October 15, 2020
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    Episode Five: Political Will
    Throughout this reporting project, Jason Leopold and Anthony Cormier wanted to talk to someone who was the subject of a suspicious activity report to ask, “Why did the bank flag you?” Only one person was willin…
  2. October 08, 2020
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    Episode Four: See Something, Say Something
    Two former employees of Standard Chartered say they were ignored and eventually fired when they reported accounts at the bank that looked fishy to them – accounts they suspected were violating U.S. sanctions ag…
  3. October 01, 2020
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    Episode Three: Know Your Customer
    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 compani…
  4. September 24, 2020
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    Episode Two: Permission Slip
    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 act, or face prosecution. Digging into the FinCEN Files, BuzzFeed News rep…
  5. September 20, 2020
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    Episode One: The Documents
    A trove of secret documents received by BuzzFeed News reveals how banks profit off terror and organized crime — and the ways that governments fail to stop it.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoic…
  6. September 19, 2020
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    Coming 9/20: Something Big
    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 on Sept. 20.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adc…

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