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ICIJ Turns to Big Data Tech to Unravel FinCEN Files

Sep 25, 2020 |

Unraveling financial crimes like money laundering is a notoriously difficult task, especially when criminals purposely cover their tracks. It gets a little easier when you have advanced tools, such as text analytics, machine learning, and a graph database, which is what the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) used with its latest investigation, dubbed the FinCEN Files. Read more…

Analytics Power Discoveries in ICIJ’s West Africa Leaks

May 23, 2018 |

Graph analytic technologies and techniques played a major role in West Africa Leaks, the latest International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) project to unearth illegal or unethical activities or investments that powerful individuals have hidden using offshore law firms and tax havens. Read more…

Inside the Panama Papers: How Cloud Analytics Made It All Possible

Apr 7, 2016 |

In late 2014, an anonymous person offered to send a German journalist 11.5 million encrypted documents detailing the structure of offshore business entities created and managed by a Panamanian law firm in the world’s most notorious tax havens. Read more…

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