Spain opens probe into €35m of Russian ’money laundering’

By , Today, 17:48

Spanish prosecutors have opened a probe into allegations that €35m of suspicious Russian money was moved via Moldova, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Estonia to Spain to individuals of Russian and ex-Soviet Union origin to buy real estate, car parts construction equipment, shoes and other items, including via Spain's CaixaBank. The funds are linked to the Danske Bank money-laundering scandal in Denmark and to the death of Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.