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NEWS: Belgian names found associated with bank accounts involved in Hong Kong’s $810M laundering probe

Hong Kong Money laundering hub

By Vish Gain for AMLi

NAMES OF BELGIAN individuals have been found associated with business accounts in the Hong Kong banks involved in one of the region’s biggest money laundering cases in recent years.

Seven former and current employees of unnamed Hong Kong banks have been arrested as part of a major operation against an $810M (€670M) international money laundering network, local police said Wednesday.

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