Former IMF chief under investigation

Former chief of the International Monetary Fund, Rodrigo Rato, is under investigation for money laundering, government sources have told Spanish daily El Pais.

According to the newspaper, the Spaniard – a former finance minister – applied for a 2012 tax amnesty. This was legal, however, online publication Vozpopuli claims he ‘cleaned’ the ‘dirty’ money outside of Spain, before declaring it: notably in the tax havens of Gibraltar and the Virgin Islands.


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