Report: Ex-money laundering boss looked into Bishop Saje's bank accounts

Ljubljana, 12 July - The Office for Money Laundering Prevention allegedly checked Novo Mesto Bishop Andrej Saje's bank accounts under its former director Damjan Žugelj last year without having a legal basis to do so, the news site Necenzurirano reported last week. Saje is also the president of the Slovenian Bishops' Conference.

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Bishop of Novo Mesto Andrej Saje, head of the Slovenian Bishops' Conference, the top body of the Roman Catholic Church in Slovenia.
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Damjan Žugelj, director of the Office for Money Laundering Prevention between March 2020 and May 2022.
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