New York’s Department of Financial Services announced on Tuesday that Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay US$150 million in penalties for its financial dealings with Jeffery Epstein, a notorious sex offender, and for its relationship with two banks that were behind large-scale money laundering scandals.
The co-owner of a bank that has been implicated in money laundering and other criminal financial activities has passed away on Sunday, according to an online obituary and sources close to the bank.
Cypriot police raided on Friday the premises of FBME Bank in Nicosia and in Limassol, looking for evidence of money laundering, two sources told OCCRP.
The firm at the centre of the Paradise Papers’ revelations provided offshore services to a bank accused of financing terrorist organisations and the Syrian government's chemical weapons programme, the Guardian reported on Wednesday.
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