Eurojust Helps 3 EU Countries Freeze € 120 Million of Lebanese Assets in Bank Accounts

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Friday, April 1, 2022
Bruce Zagaris

On March 25, 2022, law enforcement authorities froze € 120 million worth of assets connected to the investigation of a money laundering case in Lebanon.  The authorities seized five properties in Germany and France as well as bank accounts.  The EU Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust) supported the judicial cooperation by establishing a joint investigation team (JIT) and organizing three coordination meetings.[1]

[1]    Eurojust, Action against money laundering freezes EUR 120 million worth of Lebanese assets, seizing bank accounts, Press Rel., Mar. 28, 2022.