Belfast tackle connected to Russian revenue-laundering network

A Belfast mailbox deal with has been applied by account holders linked to a Russian money-laundering network.

As documented in , in accordance to a leaked document viewed by the paper, the Russian network has processed hundreds of thousands and thousands of US dollars.

In a report filed by the Regular Chartered Financial institution of New York to the Economic Crime Enforcement Community (FinCEN), the community is reported to have been utilized by “wealthy oligarchs, businessmen and criminals alike”.

The address in Belfast was discovered as a person of 16 “prospective main corporations” concerned in 368 transactions observed as a final result of an investigation by the Conventional Chartered lender.

The report, dated April 20th, 2017 states that above $160.4 million (€136.7 million) handed by means of the 16 businesses between June 2008 and May 2014.

Drayscott Abroad LLP of 21 Botanic Avenue, Belfast was registered in 2013 right before currently being dissolved two several years afterwards without the need of at any time publishing accounts to the UK’s Providers Home.

It had two registered users, each firms registered in the Marshall Islands, but the identities of the owners are not acknowledged.

The handle in Belfast belongs to Mail Containers Etc, who give mailbox products and services and the use of their creating as the registered tackle of providers for £385 (€418) a yr.