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Yukos funds may have gone to Spanish money launderers

[JURIST] The Spanish Interior Ministry [official website in Spanish] said Saturday that it had arrested some 41 people, including seven lawyers, for money laundering of some $337 million that may have involved funds from troubled Russian oil company Yukos [corporate website; JURIST Hot Topic news archive]. The international money laundering operation is the largest ever discovered in Spain; the Yukos money appears to have come from Russia via the Netherlands. Bloomberg has more. From Madrid, El Mundo provides local coverage in Spanish.

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