Monday, October 26, 2020

Browder files criminal complaint against Swedbank in Estonia

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Estonia’s State Prosecutor has received a criminal complaint against Swedbank brought by investor Bill Browder, and will decide whether to begin an investigation into the money laundering allegations within the next 10 days, a spokeswoman for the prosecutors’ office said on Wednesday.

Swedbank is embroiled in a money-laundering scandal involving Danske Bank, which revealed last year that its Estonian branch had been used to move 230 billion euros (196.25 billion pounds) of suspicious payments between 2007 and 2015.

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