You know it’s going to get washed properly. Germans have this squeaky-clean reputation to live up to, after all.
It’s the easiest place in Europe to do this kind of thing and everybody who’s anybody in the crime and terror world knows it. I’m sure that will soon change though. Not.
Germany sees record spike in money laundering cases – Germany’s Financial Intelligence Unit says suspected cases of money laundering and terrorist financing jumped by 50% in 2019. The real estate market is especially vulnerable when it comes to suspicious transactions.
“One problem for us is that the prosecution of money laundering in Germany isn’t traditionally well established.”