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Danske Bank CEO quits amid potential €200 billion money laundering scandal

By Michael Griffiths

19 September 2018

Danske Bank CEO quits amid potential €200 billion money laundering scandal Danske Bank Copenhagen (Credit: https://www.istockphoto.com/RomanBabakin)

An internal investigation has revealed that Danske Bank’s Estonian unit was used by “suspicious” customers to scatter billions of dollars across the globe, sparking the bank’s CEO to resign.