FinCEN Files

From Tunisia to Turkmenistan, from Ukraine to the United States, this global ICIJ's investigation reveals the human cost of trillions of dollars in money laundering. The documents disclosed, called "FinCEN Files", include more than 2,100 suspicious activity reports written by banks and other financial actors and submitted to the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

How Tunisian Athlete Habiba Ghribi Fell Victim to the Laxity of International Banks

What is the link between Olympic champion Habiba Ghribi and the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)? Based on confidential reports, this investigation reveals how U.S. banks took years to report suspicious transfers amounting to millions of dollars linked to one of the biggest doping scandals in the history of sport. The Tunisian athlete is one of the main victims of this injustice.
| 20 September 2020 | 12 minutes

Without regulation of global banks, dirty money is both breaking dreams and taking lives

From Tunisia to Turkmenistan, Ukraine to the United States, this survey reveals the human cost of global monay laundering. A secret financial database obtained by BuzzFeed News and shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), including Inkyfada, reveals that more than $2 trillion in suspicious funds have been circulating around the world.
| 20 September 2020 | 25 minutes