Deutsche Bank today distanced itself from Denmark’s massive dirty money scandal, leaving EU lawmakers disgruntled.
Deutsche’s group anti-money laundering officer, Stephan Wilken, faced questions about his bank’s involvement in the scandal from the European Parliament’s special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion, and tax avoidance.
Yet Wilken left European lawmakers frustrated by offering little detail on how billions of suspicious cash went through its payment system unnoticed.
“We’re trying to learn from these incidents and look to the future,” Wilken said. He told lawmakers, however, that any wrongdoing found would lead to “clear consequences,” such as bonuses cuts and layoffs.
Danske Bank in September …read more
Source: European Voice