Swedbank Tips Off Watchdog To Suspected Money Laundering

Law360, London (March 15, 2019, 1:27 PM GMT) -- Sweden's financial regulator said Friday that Swedbank has handed over a report about suspected money laundering activity to add to the agency's ongoing investigation of the lender’s alleged links to the €200 billion ($227 billion) money laundering scandal at Danske Bank.

Finansinspektionen, known as FI, declined to provide further details. But it said in February that it could not rule out that Swedbank AB had been involved in at least some of the suspicious transactions involving Danske Bank. The Danish lender is accused of allowing its small branch in Estonia to become a hub through which illicit funds from the former...

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