France Hits Danske With Formal Money Laundering Probe

Law360, London (February 8, 2019, 12:45 PM GMT) -- French authorities have placed Danske Bank under a formal investigation into suspected money laundering involving transactions totaling €21.6 million ($24.5 million), adding to scrutiny of the bank's activities by U.S., Danish and Estonian authorities.

France has put Danske Bank under a formal investigation into an alleged money laundering scandal involving €21.6 million ($24.5 million) in transactions, adding to recent worldwide scrutiny of the bank. (AP) Danske Bank A/S revealed on Thursday that it is being probed by an investigating judge at a Paris court. The formal investigation will examine allegedly suspicious transactions by the bank for foreign customers at its Estonian branch...

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