RUSSIANS SAID TO BE OFFERING ILLICIT FUNDING TO ITALIAN FAR-RIGHT PARTY IDENTIFIED

On 3rd September, Bellingcat reported that allegations of an illicit scheme to secure funding for Italy’s far-right party in the upcoming European parliament elections.  The funding was to be funnelled via artificially under-priced Russian oil export transactions, allowing room for a “value added” allocation to a sham broker, which was to be secretly channelled to Lega Nord.

https://www.bellingcat.com/news/uk-and-europe/2019/09/03/lega-nords-bedfellows-russians-offering-illicit-funding-to-italian-far-right-party-identified/

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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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