BRUSSELS, June 2 Swiss Bank UBS is
being investigated in Belgium for suspected money laundering,
Belgian prosecutors said on Monday.
A judge had launched the investigation, which may or may not
lead to criminal charges and a trial.
"Nobody has been charged yet but an investigation into money
laundering and organised crime has been started," a spokeswoman
for Brussels prosecutors said without elaborating.
UBS said it was not aware of the investigation and could not
The Swiss bank offers wealth management services in Belgium
with offices in Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent.
(Reporting by Robert-Jan Bartunek in Brussels and Katharina
Bart in Zurich, editing by Louise Heavens)