July 25, 2018 / 7:27 AM / in 8 months

Kremlin critic Browder expands criminal complaint against Danske Bank

COPENHAGEN, July 25 (Reuters) - Bill Browder, once the biggest foreign money manager in Russia who is now campaigning to expose corruption, has filed a criminal complaint against Denmark’s Danske Bank in Estonia.

Two weeks ago Browder filed a criminal complaint against the bank with Danish authorities over alleged money laundering at the bank’s Estonian branch in the past.

“We can confirm that he has filed a complaint but the exact content of that complaint we are not at liberty to disclose to the general public,” a spokesman for Estonia’s Prosecutor’s Office told Reuters.

A Danske Bank spokesman said the bank was looking into the new complaint and would decide whether to comment on it later on Wednesday.

Bill Browder did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment. (Reporting by Teis Jensen; editing by Jason Neely)

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