Log In

Reset Password

Police, BMA have not been approached about Breivik’s assets

Bermuda’s police and monetary authority have not yet been asked to assist with a reported local probe into the finances of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik.

Reuters news agency reported earlier this week that Bermuda is among several countries to be investigated by Norwegian police looking for clues on how he got his funding.

Breivik has confessed to carrying out a bombing and mass shooting in Norway on June 22 that left 77 people dead.

According to Reuters, Bermuda, Antigua and Barbuda are among the “offshore tax havens” to be probed by a 100-strong team of Norwegian investigators.

However, asked if the Bermuda Police Service was assisting the Norwegian authorities, a spokesman replied: “At present the BPS has no knowledge of this matter.”

Asked the same question, a spokeswoman for the Bermuda Monetary Authority said: “We have not at this point had any request for assistance.”

The Bermuda Monetary authority building in Hamilton

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published August 06, 2011 at 2:00 am (Updated August 06, 2011 at 8:04 am)

Police, BMA have not been approached about Breivik’s assets

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon