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Antigua Ambassador Dario Item given bank license despite corporate ban

April 20, 2020 by David Marchant

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Antigua's Julius Capital Bank formed and licensed in May, 2019
  • Appears to be shell bank with virtual offices in London and Antigua
Antigua and Barbuda's banking regulator appears to have fast-tracked a licensing application by one of the country's diplomats - London-based Swiss lawyer Dario Item - after his bank in Labuan ran into regulatory problems and he received a corporate ban, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

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