More than 2,500 leaked documents from the American anti-money laundering cell FinCEN reveal large flows of suspicious, black and criminal money at large international banks, more than a hundred media organizations in more than 88 countries write on Sunday, including
The documents show, among other things, that two Dutch companies may have diverted billions of illegal dollars from Russia, write
They did this with the help of the Polish branch of ING.
Rich Russians could secretly move their money to the West.
These are documents that were leaked from US financial investigation agency FinCEN between 2000 and 2017. Banks worldwide send reports to FinCEN if they are concerned about suspicious transactions.
These documents, according to
BBC News, are
very well-kept secrets of the international banking industry.
The documents were leaked to news site
and shared with partner media of the
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Several media outlets published revelations resulting from the documents around 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Suspected abuses within the British bank HSBC, ING and Deutsche Bank, among other things, come to light.