UK: investigation into money laundering case involving Russia terminated
According to the British media, the investigation has been terminated by order of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
It was decided to terminate the investigation into the case of laundering of money flowing to Europe from Russia. This is reported by The Telegraph referring to former Head of the country’s International Anti-Corruption Department of the National Criminal Agency John Benton. The expert said that the investigation was terminated by order of the British Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
John Benton headed the International Anti-Corruption Department from 2015 to 2017.
Recall that the largest bank in Denmark, Danske Bank, admitted that more than $230 billion had been laundered through its branch in Estonia. At the same time, most of the money came from Russia and the UK. The transactions were made in the period from 2007 to 2015. Bank representatives have published their own investigation and reported to law enforcement agencies. After that, the board of directors decided to donate 200 million euros to combat financial crimes, including money laundering.
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