LATVIA PROBES WHETHER RUSSIAN MONEY FLOWS USED TO MEDDLE IN EUROPE

Reuters claimed an exclusive with a story on 29th May that Latvia is investigating whether its banks acted as conduits for Russian funds used to interfere in elections and politics elsewhere, after it received a warning from the US, officials are said to have told Reuters.  The ministers did not give details of which cases were being investigated but 3 senior Latvian officials said that one concerned the movement of funds from Russia through a Latvian bank to support an attempted coup in 2016 in Montenegro.

https://in.reuters.com/article/latvia-banks-politics/exclusive-latvia-probes-whether-russian-money-flows-used-to-meddle-in-europe-idINKCN1IU2ES?src=ilaw

 

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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