Browse the ICIJ’s complete collection of articles and commentary on the FinCEN Files investigation.
ICIJ member Golden Matonga shares stories of exposing government corruption and doing his part to ensure democracy endures in Malawi.
After ICIJ’s FinCEN Files investigation, transparency advocates cheered a new law mandating a beneficial ownership register in the U.S. Two years later, experts are expressing serious concerns.
ICIJ's media partners have used the Pandora Papers, FinCEN Files and Paradise and Panama Papers to uncover numerous secret networks of Russian oligarchs, businesspeople and more.
In testimony, FinCEN's acting chief says ‘outmatched’ team is falling behind on policing cryptocurrency and implementing major anti-money laundering law.
What’s an oligarch? How do sanctions work? What have ICIJ investigations revealed about Vladimir Putin and his money? We answer frequently asked questions about Russia and offshore finance.
The Amadea, believed to be owned by sanctioned gold tycoon Suleiman Kerimov, is the latest target in an international search for luxury vessels linked to close allies of Vladimir Putin.
A web of shell companies tied to Suleiman Kerimov and a flawed bank warning system point to challenges Western governments face in the hunt for Kremlin-linked money.
As lawmakers propose unmasking those purchasing New York property through LLCs, recent analysis finds shortcomings in federal oversight of money laundering in the housing market.
Despite the requested funding boost, some anti-money laundering experts say Joe Biden’s proposal is just a start to many reforms needed at the agency that leads the global fight against dirty money.
For a decade, ICIJ has revealed the financial secrets of Russia’s most powerful people. Our team is mining millions of leaked files for new revelations.
Foreign owners of British property will be unmasked by a new bill, while the government has also pledged to push ahead with an overhaul of Companies House.
Elites close to Vladimir Putin have funneled billions through tax havens to evade scrutiny and oversight. Lawyers, proxies and bankers across the world made it possible.
A U.S. Treasury study found that shell companies and secrecy put the art industry at risk of financial crimes — but says other reforms are of a higher priority.
London think tank Chatham House says that professional enablers exploit weaknesses in the country’s anti-money laundering regulations to prop up corruption and authoritarian interests.
On the first anniversary of the publication of the FinCEN Files, we go behind the scenes with ICIJ member Moussa Aksar, whose reporting on a military procurement scheme in Niger uncovered one of the biggest corruption scandals in the country.
The global investigation on how trillions in dirty money flows through major banks has been widely credited for key anti-money laundering reforms currently being implemented in the U.S.
Based on a review of more than 100 money-laundering cases, a new study finds that the U.S. has become a preferred destination for those looking to stash illicit funds through property.
ICIJ's editors share reflections from behind the scenes of two award-winning investigations.
A leaked European Commission draft indicates urgency to harmonize the bloc’s rules to tackle failings that have made the region a center for financial crime.
Years of complex exposés on the offshore financial system has bred a global army of journalists who know the right questions to ask to investigate dirty money, tax dodging and suspicious transactions.
The global exposé by ICIJ and BuzzFeed News revealed how a broken U.S.-led enforcement system allows banks to continue to profit from moving trillions in dirty money.
Former US Treasury official Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards disclosed financial intelligence documents to BuzzFeed News.
ICIJ member Moussa Aksar was fined more than $2,100 following a complaint by one of the subjects of his investigation into a military procurement scandal.
On the fifth anniversary of the Panama Papers’ launch, experts say there’s been progress in the fight against dirty money — but much more is needed.
Riding a wave of anti-money laundering momentum, will the U.S. president from Delaware deliver on his pledges to tackle tax havens and make the wealthy pay more?