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Prosecutors raid German politicians’ homes in money laundering probe

Prosecutors raid German politicians’ homes in money laundering probe

31 January 2020

German police have raided sites belonging to politicians suspected of corruption in an investigation linked to the “Azerbaijani laundromat”.

Danske Bank aims to lead the Nordics’ fight against financial crime

Danske Bank aims to lead the Nordics’ fight against financial crime

25 September 2019

Satnam Lehal, Danske Bank's head of financial crime compliance, spoke to GIR in an interview about the bank's response to one of the world's largest money laundering scandals.

Estonia expands Danske investigation to include Swedbank

Estonia expands Danske investigation to include Swedbank

15 April 2019

Estonia’s State Prosecutor’s Office has announced that it has added a criminal complaint filed by Bill Browder against Swedbank over alleged money laundering to its current investigation into Danske Bank.

French judge summons Danske Bank to Paris to discuss money laundering investigation

French judge summons Danske Bank to Paris to discuss money laundering investigation

11 January 2019

A judge at the French Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris “envisages placing Danske Bank under formal investigation” for money laundering as dialogue between France and Denmark’s largest bank continues.

Countering corruption needs to be a greater national security priority, ex-FinCEN official says

Countering corruption needs to be a greater national security priority, ex-FinCEN official says

09 October 2018

Joshua Kirschenbaum, who recently left the US Treasury, has said the West should further prioritise its fight against international money laundering by taking on the industries that enable it.

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

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

19 September 2018

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.

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Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2020

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Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges

Deborah Luskin, Anant Modi, Selma Della Santina and Sarah Wrigley

Forensic Risk Alliance

Cleaning up the Mess: Effective Remediation in Internal Investigations in Africa

Benjamin S Haley, Sarah Crowder, Randall D Friedland and Thomas McGuire

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The Guide to Monitorships - Second Edition

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Simone Nadelhofer and Daniel Lucien Bühr

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