All the latest investigative reporting and commentary on money laundering activities.
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.
French financial authorities are looking into Andrej Babis’ acquisition of a lavish property on the French riviera through offshore companies ー a $22 million deal first revealed by ICIJ and media partners.
The Enablers Act, included in the annual defense bill, was first proposed shortly after ICIJ’s Pandora Papers investigation exposed widespread exploitation of lax financial disclosure rules in the U.S.
In his new book “What’s the Matter with Delaware?” former Financial Times reporter Hal Weitzman explores the tiny state’s massive role in global financial secrecy.
Proposed in the wake of the Pandora Papers, the Enablers Act requires trust companies, lawyers, art dealers and others to vet clients seeking to move money and assets into the American financial system.
MONEYVAL rebuked governments across Europe for failing to combat money laundering or police lawyers, accountants and other professionals who facilitate financial crime.
Leak reveals sanctioned money launderer John Morrissey set up offshore companies and sought to open Panamanian bank accounts tied to the site.
In testimony, FinCEN's acting chief says ‘outmatched’ team is falling behind on policing cryptocurrency and implementing major anti-money laundering law.
Documents leaked to ICIJ tie the Kinahan organized crime cartel to companies and enablers in the Middle East’s top secrecy haven.
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.
The UAE hasn’t done enough to crack down on dirty money flows and needs extra monitoring, the Financial Action Task Force says.
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.
As an attorney for the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers was cleared in one case, the justice department announced a money laundering trial against 32 other defendants.
An oligarch, a dictator’s aide and a beverage tycoon turned to America’s least populated state to shelter assets, the Pandora Papers show.
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.
The White House announcement comes ahead of a congressional hearing to probe the role of South Dakota and other states as international tax havens.
To test anti-money laundering oversight between low and high-risk clients, the authors of “Global Shell Games” reached out to thousands of banks and other intermediaries.
The African tax haven, recently removed from the EU’s blacklist despite uproar, is prosecuting its first major money laundering case against an influential couple who feature among the wealthy elites in the Pandora Papers.
The proposed legislation, experts say, represents the most significant reform of anti-money laundering rules since 9/11.
Confidential documents lay bare the inner workings of U.S. trust industry that serves global leaders and the super rich.
Baker McKenzie has been a pioneer in corporate tax dodging. It now acts for notorious tycoons, arms makers and authoritarian regimes operating in the shadow economy.
An alleged murderer, a mob associate and a child sex offender protected their wealth in a Belize tax haven, records show.
Secret files show sprawling industry of enablers exploiting gaps in anti-money laundering laws.
Alcogal set up offshore companies for 160 politicians and public officials, leaked records show – including some accused of looting their countries.
The Pandora Papers reveal the inner workings of a shadow economy that benefits the wealthy and well-connected at the expense of everyone else.