The US government recently hit Europe's largest bank with the biggest anti-money laundering fine in history: a cool 1.9 billion dollars, along with deferred prosecution, partially docked bonuses and a monitoring overhaul. It's inarguably a lot of money - so why are so many people claiming HSBC skirted justice? What exactly did the company do?
Whether we're talking government secrets, fringe science or ominous claims about the future of humanity, the modern world is riddled with Stuff They Don't Want You To Know. Team up with Ben and Matt in their ongoing quest to dig deeper into the stories between the lines in your history books, behind the black stripes of redacted documents and beyond the official explanations.