Report: US investigates Danske Bank over Russian money laundering
MOSCOW, Sep 14 (PRIME) -- U.S. law enforcement authorities are conducting an investigation of DenmarkТs Danske Bank, suspecting it of legalizing criminal income from Russia and former USSR states, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
УThe probes are ongoing and related to transactions at DanskeТs tiny Estonian branch over several years through 2015. The journal reported earlier this month that the bank is studying U.S. $150 billion that flowed through accounts of non-Estonian account holders at the branch,Ф the news daily reported.
Other banks, such as Deutsche Bank and Citigroup, were also mentioned in the case as possible participants of the transactions.