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…

Coronavirus: Qatar Airways offers 100,000 complimentary tickets for healthcare professionals

Qatar Airways has decided to offer 100,000 free plane tickets to healthcare professionals to thank them for their commitment during the coronavirus crisis. Since Tuesday and until Monday, May 18, caregivers can try to secure a round trip to the destination of their choice by registering on the airline's website.
Qatar Airways offers 100,000 complimentary tickets for healthcare professionals

It is not a competition, Qatar Airways assures that first come will be first served. But the offer is aimed at caregivers around the world and a quota of tickets is allocated per country. Every day at midnight, the airline company will make a certain amount of tickets available.

Up to two return tickets in eco class

Thus, doctors, nurses, nursing assistants or even paramedics can claim to benefit from this offer in economy class. The airline offers up to two round-trip tickets to any destination in the world with a possible departure until December 10.

A professional card will be requested at the company counter just before departure to avoid fraud. "Boarding will be denied if a customer does not provide it," said the company.