11 Feb 2019
The Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris in France has launched an official investigation into Danske Bank regarding suspicion of money laundering linked to its non-resident customers portfolio.
The probe covers transactions amounting to around €21.6 million. anske has been ordered to post bail of €10.8 million.
The transactions occurred between 2007 and 2014 and are central to a September 2018 report into money laundering and tax evasion involving the bank.
Last year, the bank was hit with allegations it had been used to launder around €200 billion, in a scandal involving its non-resident customers portfolio.
Danske said it was first placed under formal investigation in France on 11 October 2017.
Following the money laundering scandal, a number of regulators in other countries have launched probes into the bank.
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