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Lithuania opens Magnitsky fraud probe

22.01.13 @ 09:16

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Lithuania has joined Cyprus, Latvia and Switzerland in launching an investigation into claims stolen Russian tax-money, linked to the death of Russian anti-corruption activist Sergei Magnitsky, was laundered through its banks. The four countries allegedly account for up to $118 of the $134 million in stolen funds traced so far.

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