Wall Street's finance cop cracks down on money laundering
Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, is known as "the toughest cop on Wall Street".
He is behind a series of record-breaking fines on some of the world's biggest banks, most recently hitting French bank BNP Paribas with an $8.9bn fine for breaking US sanctions against Iran and others.
Swiss rival Credit Suisse also had to pay out $2.6bn after admitting helping Americans to dodge taxes.
BBC's Michelle Fleury met the man behind the busts.
25 Jul 2014
- From the section Business