Lithuania, U.S. cooperate on money-laundering probe

  • 1999-10-21
VILNIUS (BNS) - The Vilnius chief prosecutor's office has turned over information on Snoras Bank to American prosecutors, who suspect the Lithuanian bank of involvement in a possible money laundering operation.American law enforcement officials requested legal aid several months ago, according to Virginijus Sabutis, Vilnius' chief prosecutor."At the moment the prosecution is not investigating the activity of Snoras Bank. However, I do not rule out that criminal investigation would be launched if such a request were received from the United States law enforcement bodies," Sabutis said.The Li...
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