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Ten persons were arrested in the Danish Banking scandal

Ten people have been arrested for their role in money laundering scandal in the Danish Bank.

It informs the state prosecutor of Estonia, according to Reuters.

- Six persons were arrested by the criminal investigation department on Tuesday, and a further four were arrested Wednesday morning, it shall notify the prosecutor.

According to Reuters, there is talk of former employees of the bank.

- There is reason to suspect that they deliberately transferred the clients ' money, which was suspected to be laundered, it sounds further from the prosecutor.

the Prosecutor discloses at a press conference, that you have seized the values of about a million euros in connection with the investigation. He at the same time told, that the Danish police identified suspicious trades of around 25 billion euros, corresponding to the well 185 billion.

Danske Bank has even reported that in the course of the years 2007-1015 getting around 200 billion euros through the bank via the foreign customers, of which at least half are supposed to have relations to money laundering.

Money laundering scandal in the Danske Bank card

* At the beginning of 2007, Danske Bank warned about suspicious customers in its Estonian branch. According to the Danish financial supervisory authority in Estonia and the Russian central bank uses the customers of the bank to, among other things money laundering.

* At the end of 2013 submit a whistleblower report to a member of the executive board. The report warns of major problems with money laundering in Estonia.

* In march 2017, writes Berlingske Business for the first time about the case. The page describes the newspaper, how everything from the Russian wealthy minority to the regime in Azerbaijan has funneled billions through the bank of Estonia.

* In august initiate the fraud squad investigation of Danske Bank.

* 7. september 2018, writes the Wall Street Journal, a total of investigated transactions of almost 1000 billion kroner in the Danske Bank hvidvasksag. The newspaper refers to anonymous sources.

* 19. september publish Danske Bank, its own investigation of the case. Up against the 6200 customers have used the bank to suspicious transfers, but the bank is not able to put the amount on the scale. At the same time, says Thomas Castle and Ole Andersen, that they will resign from their posts.

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the Danske Bank announced in connection with the bank's own statement in september that it had signed eight former employees to the police. In addition, 42 people reported to the authorities for suspicious behavior. It is unknown whether the ten persons are some of them, the bank earlier reported to the authorities.

In the bank's statement in september, they made clear, however, that they believed that employees were involved in hvidvaskningen, and that anyone could have played an active role.

the Case has been investigated by the authorities in Estonia, and denmark are investigating SØIK, also known as the fraud squad, the case.

In Denmark, if the case has so far not led to arrests, but chief executive Thomas Borgen and chairman Ole Andersen, the past is in the bank as a result of the revelations.

the Bank has so far not found any new director, but Jesper Nielsen, who has been the head of Banking UK, is the temporary director of the bank. At an extraordinary general meeting at the beginning of december was Karsten Dybvad been appointed as the new president.

the Facts: Danske Bank møgsager

the financial Crisis is affecting the entire western world. Danske Bank argues, however, at the time that they are without guilt in contributing to the bubble.

the Danske Bank selected in the month of september to make the signs at a number of banks of yellow in the style of Nettos logo to signal that the bank was ’cheap’ – even if you don't want to give the impression of being a discountbank. The campaign lasted for five weeks. According to the bank itself gave the campaign new customers - and a host of complaints.

In February went to the president ceo, Peter Straarup retired after more than 40 years in Danske Bank. Eivind Kolding became the new man on the post.

In the fall of 2012 launched the Danske Bank campaign ’the New Normal – New Standards’, which sought to give the impression that the bank was on, that the world has changed. At the same time, one would show that it was aware of the criticism of the storbankerne, but that the Danish Bank had tried to adapt. The bank was, among other things, called the hypocritical and out of touch with reality.

Eivind Kolding says sorry and regrets Danske Bank's role in the financial crisis in an op-ed in Politiken: ’During the long feeling in the years up to the crisis, how it all went fast, most of the Danish banks also fartblinde. It was included in the Danish Bank’, he writes, among other things.

the Danske Bank announces in January a new kundeprogram, which in the future must have the money up pocket to have an account in the bank, with the smaller one belongs to among the more well-off customers with more business in the bank.

the Measure caused great indignation, and was, among other things, called unsympathetic, unimaginative and out of touch with consumers.

Eivind Kolding is fired as director of the Danish Bank after only a year and a half at the post. The sacking will be justified by the ’lack of bankkompetencer’. Norwegian Thomas Castle becomes the new director. He gets the title of adm. Director.

In march 2017, comes the first detection of hvidvaskningsskandalen in Danske Bank. The year after going to the Fsa in the matter, as provisionally ended up with a lot of criticism of the bank and ceo Thomas Castle's departure.

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