Russian authorities harass Moldovan officials in an attempt to derail money laundering probe
On March 15, 2017, Moldova’s Deputy General Prosecutor and his staff told Reuters that Russian officials harassed them in an effort to derail an investigation into potential Russian money laundering activities in Moldova. The Moldovan officials said that Moldovan intelligence had determined that Russian intelligence officers (FSB) and Russian businessmen managed the global money laundering scheme known as the Russian Laundromat, which laundered an estimated $20 billion from Russia via banks in Moldova and Latvia. The Russian government denied harassing Moldova’s Deputy General Prosecutor and his staff.

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Date: 15-Mar-17
Country: Moldova
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