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BREAKING: Ex Swedbank CEO Bonneson charged with fraud and market manipulation; prosecutor says ‘evidence of a cover-up’ linked to Baltic AML scandal

By Elizabeth Hearst for AMLi

Former Swedbank CEO Birgitte Bonneson was today charged with fraud and market manipulation in an affair which has already cost her job. 

Ms Bonneson is alleged to have repeatedly spread “misleading information” about Swedbank’s links to the Baltics, and emphasised the bank did not have any money laundering issues at its Estonian branches.

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