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NEWS: German Economic State Secretary says country has ‘big plans’ to fight dirty money

European Union 2021 - Source: EP

By Elizabeth Hearst for AMLi

The State Secretary for Germany’s Ministry for Economic Affairs has promised the country has “big plans” to tackle money laundering and organised crime. 

Former MEP Sven Giegold, who took up his new role earlier this year, said the new ‘Second Sanctions Enforcement Act’ (SDG II), passed last week was a “milestone” and a “major step” against financial crime. 

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