Region: Latvia

Eurojust coordinates raids in Lithuanian bank-linked money laundering probe

28 February 2024

Frankfurt to host EU anti-money laundering agency

26 February 2024

Dutch sanctions probe sparks cross-Atlantic raids

Law enforcement agencies in Europe and North America have conducted coordinated raids to support a Dutch sanctions evasion investigation into a company suspected of exporting scientific equipment to Russia for use by its military.

24 January 2024

EPPO raids Latvian university in fraud investigation

24 January 2023

DOJ charges individuals, companies for shipping military tech to Russia

In separate cases in Connecticut and New York, prosecutors filed charges against defendants for smuggling Venezuelan oil and selling US military technology, including a tool used for nuclear proliferation, to Russia.

20 October 2022

UK police seize Latvian company’s funds linked to Privatbank case

A London court has ordered the forfeiture of over £200,000 belonging to a purported recruitment company after prosecutors alleged the funds were the proceeds of a “sophisticated, high-value, cross-border money laundering operation”.

19 May 2022

Swedbank ex-CEO charged over money laundering scandal

Prosecutors have accused the former head of Swedish lender Swedbank, Birgitte Bonnesen, of downplaying the bank’s anti-money laundering failures.

04 January 2022

Latvian regulator fines PrivatBank over AML failings

23 November 2021

Baltic authorities target Estonian bank in coordinated action

Financial regulators in the Baltic states have urged Estonian bank Luminor to improve its anti-money laundering measures after authorities conducted coordinated searches that revealed deficiencies in its branches across the region.

26 August 2021

Latvia fines Rietumu Banka €5.85 million for AML failures

18 June 2021

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