30 Jan 2019
The European Commission has published the findings of its investigation into EU members’ citizenship and residency schemes.
The probe revealed financial crime risks, such as money laundering and tax evasion, associated with the programmes.
It also found that there exists a lack of transparency in how the schemes are operated, and that a lack of cooperation among member states further exacerbates these risks, the probe found.
An outline of some of the facts and issues pertaining to the schemes and the study, or a Q and A, sourced from the European Commission which can be downloaded in the case study here.
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