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U.S. Sees Money Laundering Activities at Austrian Banks

Published: December 2, 2010; 14:56 · (Vindobona)

Wikileaks has published notes of the U.S. Embassy in Vienna. There were allegedly money exchanges between Austrian banks and criminals.

U.S. Sees Money Laundering Activities at Austrian Banks / Picture: © FMA Finanzmarktaufsicht

The files date from 2005 and 2006 and include "dubious" financial transactions between Austrian banks and criminal organizations. Money is said to have gone to the Russian mafia, or North Korean and Iranian organizations.

Accordingly, the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) is said to have been “disturbed" over the participation of the Raiffeisen Investment Holding…

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