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b.dk: Three ministers to explain money laundering for billions in Danish banks

March 21, 2017

More than seven billion DKK that according to several authorities stem from organized crime in among other places Russia was between 2011 and 2014 channeled via accounts in Nordea and Den Danske Bank (The Danish Bank) to shady companies in tax havens, b.dk reports. According to several experts the banks may have violated the legislation about money laundering and Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) is also entering the case.
The scandal is causing anger at Christiansborg, the Danish parliament situated in Copenhagen. The Social Democrats are demanding tax minister Karsten Lauritzen (V), minister of justice Søren Pape Poulsen (K) and industry minister Brian Mikkelsen (K) to be taken to task in urgent consultancies.
SOURCE:
https://www.b.dk/politisk-morgenpost/tre-ministre-skal-staa-skoleret-efter-milliard-hvidvask-i-danske-banker

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