German prosecutors raid Finance Ministry in money laundering investigation

German prosecutors raid Finance Ministry in money laundering investigation

German prosecutors raid Finance Ministry in money laundering investigation — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) German federal prosecutors raided the offices of the ministries of finance and justice on Thursday, as part of a probe into the government’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU).

The FIU is suspected of having ignored tip-offs about possible money laundering activities, with the prosecutors claiming they received complaints about the money-laundering agency failing to act on suspect transactions totalling millions of euro.