Anglo’s Austrian branch used to launder Mafia money?

Looks like things just got a little more complicated at the end of a very complicated week for the troubled government owned Anglo Irish Bank:

Banks in Austria were used to launder about 2 billion euros ($A3 billion) for the Italian mafia between 2005 and 2007, the Austrian weekly profil reports, citing Rome prosecutors.

According to prosecution documents, the money was laundered through 14 accounts at Raiffeisen Zentralbank, Bank Austria – which now belongs to Italy’s UniCredit Group – and the Austrian branch of Anglo Irish Bank, profil said on Sunday.

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