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Behörden treiben Ermittlungen gegen Deutsche-Bank-Kunden voran

03 Jul 2019

Frankfurt Nach der Geldwäsche-Razzia bei der Deutschen Bank Ende November geraten die Kunden einer umstrittenen Offshore-Firma ins Visier der Ermittler.

German prosecutors intensify Deutsche Bank client investigation - source

03 Jul 2019

FRANKFURT German prosecutors are escalating a money laundering inquiry involving Deutsche Bank , including planned raids on wealthy former clients, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Estonia warns of risks in wake of money laundering scandal

24 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT Banks in Estonia have not yet plugged all the gaps in their money laundering controls, the Baltic state's regulator told Reuters, pledging to maintain a clampdown in the country at the center of one of Europe's biggest financial scandals.

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies

21 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

REFILE- UPDATE 1-Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies

21 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON, June 21 Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

Money-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies

21 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON, June 21 Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

German prosecutors file charges over sham trades

17 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT German prosecutors filed criminal charges against two British bankers, accusing the pair of involvement in a fraud that cost the state 440 million euros ($494.4 million), a German court said on Monday, as the country's biggest post-war fraud probe gathered pace.

Europol highlights Russian money as biggest laundering threat

14 Jun 2019

THE HAGUE Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centred on the region.

Europol highlights Russian money as biggest laundering threat

13 Jun 2019

THE HAGUE, June 13 Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centred on the region.

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals

12 Jun 2019

THE HAGUE Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms do not go far enough.

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