Nordea's Danish headquarters searched as part of money laundering investigation

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The Danish headquarters of Nordea was searched on June 12 by Denmark's state prosecutor in relation to an ongoing money-laundering investigation into the bank, a Nordea spokesman told Reuters.

COPENHAGEN, June 17 (Reuters) - The Danish headquarters of Nordea NDAFI.HE was searched on June 12 by Denmark's state prosecutor in relation to an ongoing money-laundering investigation into the bank, a Nordea spokesman told Reuters.

Nordea, the Nordic region's biggest lender, took a 95 million euro provision in April for a possible fine for alleged money laundering.

(Reporting by Jacob Grønholt-Pedersen and Stine Jacobsen Editing by Keith Weir)

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