Midweek Roundup: Estonia Charges Ex-Danske Bank Staff, Maltese Officials Quashed Pilatus Bank Investigation, and More

Estonian authorities charged six former employees of the local, now-defunct affiliate of Danske Bank with laundering more than $1.5 billion for international clients, Reuters reported. More Maltese law-enforcement authorities tasked with determining whether the local, now-defunct Pilatus Bank laundered money were instructed by their superiors to find any reason not to prosecute the lender's former risk manager, the Shift reported. More The U.S. designated a network of individuals and entities in Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Britain and other nations linked to art dealer and alleged Hezbollah financier Nazem Said Ahmad, Al-Monitor reported. More Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn...