The Frankfurt public Prosecutor’s office is continuing their raids at Deutsche Bank on suspicion of money laundering. To view further Material to be studied, the buildings in Frankfurt am Main area, said a spokeswoman for the Prosecutor’s office. On Thursday, nearly 170 police officers and officials of the public Prosecutor, the Federal criminal police office, the tax police and the Federal police, the building had been searched by. The suspicion: employees of the group have helped clients, so-called offshore companies in tax havens to launder money from crime.
the target of The investigations against two employees of the Bank at the age of 46 and 50 years, as well as other Managers of the company. At least one of them should work in the Compliance Department for the fight against transactions, such as money laundering and the financing of terrorism is responsible. Also at the Board level searches, such as the Prosecutor’s office confirmed. Among other things, the office of the regulatory Board member Sylvie matherat, age had been searched, said an Insider.
The authorities have become on the German Bank through the publication of the Panama Papers carefully. The Federal criminal police office analysed the data from this Leak. As a result, the suspicion was arising that the German Bank customers were at the Foundation of offshore companies in tax havens to help, it was said in the Prosecutor’s office. Money from crime had been on the accounts in the German Bank transferred without the Bank due to money laundering suspicions reported. A belonging to the group company registered in the British virgin Islands want to be alone in the year 2016, more than 900 customers with a business volume of EUR 311 million care.
of Bank employees are required by law, with a suspicion that customers or clients want to launder money from criminal activities or transactions in connection with terrorist financing, to report this immediately, regardless of the amount.
The Panama Papers were plays to journalists and, in the spring of 2016, have been published. The documents of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca contain information about transactions with shell companies.
The Deutsche Bank would not comment so far to the ongoing search. On Thursday, a Bank spokesman had said the Institute was of the view that the authorities had long been with all the relevant information to the Panama Papers provided. “Of course, we will closely cooperate with the Prosecutor’s office in Frankfurt, because to us, all of the suspicions to educate,” he said.