The "biggest scandal in Europe" would pay for four years of Portuguese state spending

Bank flag in the Estonian branch

Bank flag in the Estonian branch

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Danske Bank is under investigation for suspicion of washing an astronomical value: 200 billion euros. Dirty money, which is for the European Commission the "biggest scandal", is higher than the EU budget.

"It's shocking". Vera Jourova, the Commissioner for Justice, did not hide the sentiment of the European Commission. "This is the biggest scandal we have had in Europe, and that is also an unpleasant lesson about the need to be much more vigilant and much more cautious," she said about the banking activities.

The clash was due to news of the resignation of Danske Bank administrator Thomas Borgen following a money laundering scheme at the Estonian branch.

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