Latvia's top anti-money laundering institution, the Office for the Prevention of Laundering of Proceeds Derived from Criminal Activity (Control Service), has for many years been the weakest link among the country's safeguards against the funneling of illicit proceeds.
That's what Latvia's Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola (Greens and Farmers Union) said appearing on LTV August 24.
The Control Service is now headed by Ilze Znotiņa, who replaced Viesturs Burkāns at the post after ABLV Bank folded itself following accusations by the US ...
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