28th Oct 2016


Estonia uncovers $10mn in Russian money laundering case

Estonia's public prosecutor Piret Paukstys has said $10mn of stolen Russian tax money linked to the death of anti-corruption activist Sergei Magnitsky was moved out of Russia through Estonia using 10 separate companies and Internet transfers. Lithuania, Cyprus and Switzerland are also chasing the stolen cash.

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