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The EU blacklist of suspected money launderers

”We have put in place the strongest penningtvättsreglerna in the world, but we must ensure that dirty money from other countries do not find their way into our

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The EU blacklist of suspected money launderers

”We have put in place the strongest penningtvättsreglerna in the world, but we must ensure that dirty money from other countries do not find their way into our financial system”, says the EUROPEAN commission's justitieansvariga, Vera Jourová, in a statement.

highlighted above will include, among other things that all transactions with a value over 10,000 euros – approximately 100,000 Swedish crowns – with the listed countries must undergo specific checks.

have ended up on the list because they are considered to have ”strategic deficiencies” in either their penningtvättslagar or when it comes to the funding of terrorism.

the List should now be approved within one month by both the EU parliament and the EU member states before it can take effect.

From the EU parliament's green group is given immediately thumbs-up.

lobbyingen we've seen from some of the countries on the list, and also from the EU countries, so it is nice to see that the commission is able to keep the nerves in check and take this fight against money laundering seriously,” writes the German mep Sven Giegold said in a statement.

Read more: class action against Danske Bank for money laundering

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