Latvia scrambles to clean money laundering taint from 'financial centre'

[EconomyNext] - 04/15/2018

Eurozone member Latvia is scrambling to reform its banking sector after US authorities accused its third largest lender of large-scale money laundering with connections to North Korea's nuclear weapons development programme.


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