Is the money laundering scandal at Danske Bank the largest in history?

Is the money laundering scandal at Danske Bank the largest in history?

The Russian-speaking caller refused to give a name, but the threat was clear “do you really feel like you can safely go home at night?” It was 2013 and officers at the Estonian branch of Danske Bank were beginning to realise they had taken on some very unpleasant customers. After a tipoff, a member of staff had travelled to Moscow and started asking questions. The team was trying to trace the identity of people hiding behind anonymous corporate vehicles, which had opened accounts and were now using them to transfer…

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Air Belgium suspends flights to Hong Kong

Air Belgium suspends flights to Hong Kong

Air Belgium has announced that it will suspend flights to Hong Kong during the winter season. The airline operates a long-term connection with Hong Kong from Charleroi airport in Hainan province. Speaking at a press conference on Friday afternoon, Nike’s CEO Terzakis told reporters that the route was not being scrapped. Flights from Charleroi to Hong Kong will resume next March. Despite the suspension of the Hong Kong route that started up in June of this year, Air Belgium still intends to start up new routes to China before the…

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Could a Dutch prison ship be used to accommodate transit migrants?

Could a Dutch prison ship be used to accommodate transit migrants?

The Federal government reported that it was considering using a Dutch prison ship to accommodate migrant workers. RT News learned from a reliable source that the government is considering renting a vessel from the Dutch authorities. However, the prison ship will not be available for the next 6 months and will not address immediate issues related to transit migrants. Transit migrants are at the top of the agenda of Friday morning’s meeting of the Federal Cabinet. Ministers need to find a workable solution to housing the transit migrants before they…

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