"VEF Banka" removed from criminal watchlist

  • 2011-07-28
  • TBT Staff

RIGA -- Latvia's VEF Banka has been removed from the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's list of blacklisted financial institutions.

The US Department of Treasury said the bank is no longer "a financial institution of primary money laundering concern", LETA reported.

The bank had been on the list since 2005. It is now undergoing liquidation proceedures.