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The money derived from Russia laundered in major British banks

Over the past few years was legalized 740 million dollars.

22.Mar.17 1:57 AM
By Andrey Shulga


The money derived from Russia laundered in major British banks
In the last few years in the largest British banks was "laundered" of the order of 740 million dollars, taken out of Russia illegally. This publication reports The Guardian.

Journalists have examined the financial documents for 2010 2014 years. It turned out that the deduced money from Russia legalized in 17 of the largest UK banks including HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and Lloyds. The total amount laundered during this period, funds could reach $ 20 billion.

Guide HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland has promised to take measures to combat the laundering of money and other financial crimes. In the loan organizations will pass the internal check.

Information for journalists interested in the English investigators. The scheme was codenamed "world of Laundry". Police are trying to figure out who from the Russian businessmen managed to legalize the income earned through illegal means.

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