Weekly Roundup: Trump Associate Flagged in FinCEN Files, Germany Probes Swiss Bank’s Role in Tax Fraud, and More

Six lenders filed at least 10 suspicious activity reports from 2013 and 2017 flagging more than $100 million in potentially illicit transactions linked to Felix Sater, a convicted felon, accused mobster, confidential informant, and more recently, real estate advisor to the Trump Organization, BuzzFeed News reported, citing the FinCEN Files. More German officials suspect Switzerland's Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, or BCV, is one of several lenders that facilitated a massive tax fraud, Radio Television Suisse reported. More Sarmayeh Bank's former chief executive has been extradited from Spain to Iran to serve a 12-year jail term after his conviction in absentia for...