FinCEN Files: Investigation into Dirty Money Transfers from Major Global Banks

At least $ 2 trillion in suspicious transactions were carried out between 2000 and 2017 by several major global banks. This is what an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, made up of 400 journalists from the media in 88 countries, including the investigation units of Radio France and the newspaper Le Monde, reveals.
For their investigation, ICIJ journalists were able to obtain "suspicious activity reports". These are top-secret documents that US bank internal compliance officials send to US financial intelligence agencies when they detect questionable money transfers.

According to these documents, 2,000 billion dollars in suspicious transactions may have been carried out. It is dirty money linked to drugs, corruption, organized crime and terrorism.

Large banks are singled out like JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Bank of New York Mellon or HSBC. They ensure, however, that they make significant efforts to combat financial crime an…

For its 10th anniversary, Xiaomi offers the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro at € 219

This year also marks the 10th anniversary of Xiaomi, this April 6, date of creation of the company. In a decade, Xiaomi has become the youngest company in the Fortune Global 500 ranking and the fourth largest smartphone brand in the world. In 2019, Xiaomi achieved a total turnover of more than 26 billion Euro, up 17.7% compared to the previous year. Since 2011, Xiaomi has organized the Mi Fan Festival every year, at the beginning of April, and offers exceptional offers to thank its Mi Fans for their trust and support. On this occasion, Xiaomi offers exceptional discounts on many products!
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

To celebrate its 10 years, the manufacturer notably offers the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro at € 219 instead of € 249 in its 64 GB version at Darty, Cdiscount, LDLC, Boulanger, or even at € 229 at FNAC and on

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro: a robust and versatile smartphone

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro has everything to be very good value for money: it combines superb performance, careful design and attractive price. This mid-range smartphone from Xiaomi is equipped with the Mediatek processor, the Helio G90T, accompanied by an AI coprocessor and a Mali-G76 MC4 GPU, all coupled with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage .

In terms of design, the smartphone has a Gorilla Glass 5 glass back with rounded edges, which is pleasant and allows a good grip. It is available in 4 colors between White Pearl, Green Forest, Gray Mineral and Ocean Blue.

There is also the presence of a 6.53 inch LCD screen almost edge to edge with a teardrop notch which houses a 20 MP lens. Connectivity side, the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a mono speaker, a USB-C port compatible with fast charging, and a 3.5 mm jack for those for whom the use of a wired headset is essential. There is also the SIM card drawer which also allows you to add a microSD card. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is equipped with a 4500 mAh battery with a fast charge function, which can last a full day.

As for the photo, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is very well equipped! On the back of the phone, there is a quadruple camera module with a main sensor of 64 Mpx, an ultra wide angle of 8 Mpx, an ultra-macro of 2 Mpx, as well as a telephoto lens of 2 Mpx, all positioned at the vertical. Under this photo module is located the fingerprint reader which merges with the sensors, but which, suddenly, seems a little high for the index.

Xiaomi offers discounts to celebrate its 10 years:
  • -100 euros for a Mi Note 10 Pro, or € 549.90 instead of € 649.90
  • -50 euros for a Mi Note 10, or € 499.90 instead of € 549.90
  • -100 euros for a Mi 9T 64 GB, or € 229.90 instead of € 329.90
  • -20 euros for a Redmi Mi Note 8T 64 GB, or € 179.90 instead of € 199.90
The Mi 10 Pro and Mi 10 are the flagship smartphones for the brand's 10th anniversary and are available for sale at the start of the 2020 edition of the Mi Fan Festival. The Mi 10 series is one of the first to incorporate the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, and features a 108MP 8K camera and an immersive audio experience with two stereo speakers.

  • The Mi 10 Pro is available in two colors: Alpine White and Gray Solstice, in 8GB + 256GB at a price of € 999.90 on the Mi Store and also at Darty, Cdiscount, Fnac and Boulanger, with the Mi True Wireless 2 offered ( value € 99.90).
  • The Mi 10 is available in the Twilight Gray and Coral Green colors in 8GB + 256GB at a price of € 799.90 on the Mi Store and also at Darty, Cdiscount, Fnac and Boulanger, with the Mi True Wireless 2 offered (value 99, € 90).