Finland announced an audit of the deposits of Russians and Belarusians: banks must report

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland obliged banks to report on the deposits of Russians and Belarusians by May 27. We are talking about accounts on which more than 100 thousand euros are placed.

This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland. It is indicated that we are talking about the accounts of “individual customers”.

It is clarified that such a requirement for banks arose at the request of the European Commission (EC). In Europe, sanctioned templates with information on deposits of citizens of the Russian Federation and Belarus are being updated.

This is probably because the EU has focused on closing Russia’s sanctions evasion loopholes. In this regard, control over banking operations is being strengthened.

In Finland, the assets of Russians have already been frozen for 187 million euros. However, in this amount, in addition to funds, shares, real estate, cars, yachts, aircraft, and so on are taken into account.

In addition, earlier Finland introduced a commission of 5,000 euros for any transfers to the accounts of the Russian embassy. This commission is charged regardless of the transfer amount.

At the same time, the Russians are trying to hide in Finland from mobilization. So, 1179 people went to this country and asked for asylum there. However, Finland has not yet granted such a status to Russian deviators.

As GLOBAL HAPPENINGS reported, the UK can unfreeze Russia’s assets under one condition. Now the country has blocked 26 billion pounds (32.2 billion dollars) in the accounts of Russians.

Source: Obozrevatel

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