Danish prosecutors have filed preliminary charges against former Danske Bank executive Lars Morch as part of their investigation into the bank’s involvement in one of the world’s biggest money laundering scandals.
The move, confirmed by Morch on his LinkedIn profile, takes the total number of former Danske managers facing preliminary charges in the case to nine, people with knowledge of the investigation told Reuters.
Morch, responsible for business banking including the Baltic operations of Denmark’s biggest bank from 2012 until he resigned in April last year, did not detail the preliminary charges, and his lawyer declined to give further comment. The prosecutors also declined to comment.
Two sources familiar with the matter said others facing preliminary charges were accused of breaching Danish money laundering laws.
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