Risk Level:
unknown %

Risk Alert – Entity in a problematic sector - Sector controlled by the Top Alert entities

Emirates NBD Bank paid 9.3 million euro of illicit Iranian money to Pablo Iglesias for spreading regime propaganda around the world;

Spain’s El Mundo on Thursday reported that the Economic and Fiscal Crime Division of the Spanish Police (UDEF) has announced that between 2012 and 2015 the media company belonging to Pablo Iglesias, the leader of the leftist, anti-corruption Podemos Party, received more than nine million euros from Iran through other companies. El Mondo said evidence gathered by the Police and anti-money laundering committee indicates that the 16 companies suspected of money laundering injected a total of 9.3 million euro of illicit Iranian money to the leftist politician’s company. According to El Mondo informed sources have said that these companies made at least 67 suspicious transfers to 360 Global Media through intermediary banks. The majority of the transfers were made through Emirates NBD (national Bank of Dubai) to the company which is the producer of programs for Hispan TV, the Spanish-language satellite channel of Iran’s state-run broadcaster (IRIB);

Also Known As:
Emirates NBD Bank PJSC
national Bank of Dubai


19 June 1963

United Arab Emirates

Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Person of interests:
Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Chairman)

Reason for the color:
» Iran’s Dirty Banking – May 2010;
» Spanish officials say Anti-Corruption party received money from Iran;

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IFMAT Color Guide

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