Friday, October 30, 2020

Swedbank: Finance crime authority to investigate insider trading, but not money laundering

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Sweden’s financial crime authority will not open an investigation into Swedbank for suspected money laundering following a police report from American financier Bill Browder, but is investigating the bank for insider trading. American businessman Bill Browder reported the bank in early March after an investigation by Sweden’s public broadcaster SVT revealed Swedbank may have been used for the laundering of millions of kronor over a period of several years.

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