The European National Bank has requested that Spain's High Court give data about a test into a spying case including BBVA to assess any potential effect on the bank's administration, a source acquainted with the case told Reuters.
In July, BBVA (MC:BBVA) recognized harm to its notoriety from charges that in 2004 it enlisted Grupo Cenyt, a security firm having a place with a previous police magistrate Jose Manuel Villarejo, to research authorities of development organization Sacyr (MC:SCYR) and keep eyes on driving legislators.
Yet, the bank, one of Europe's biggest, likewise said then the claims had no effect on its business, and its inside examination had hitherto not discovered any proof of spying.
The previous director of BBVA, Francisco Gonzalez, is under scrutiny as a major aspect of the test, alongside Villarejo.
Spain's High Court couldn't promptly verify or refute the data. The ECB declined to remark.
Spanish radio Cadena Ser said the solicitation came after BBVA neglected to send any data on the advancement of the examination in light of ECB's underlying solicitation.
In an announcement sent to Reuters, BBVA said just that it had imparted to the ECB that Spanish court mystery laws kept it from revealing any subtleties of the case and that the best way to get data was straightforwardly from the judge.
As indicated by Cadena Ser, the European budgetary controller had ensured to Judge Manuel Garcia-Castellon that it would keep any data gave totally classified. The court had not yet reacted, it said.
Villarejo was captured in 2017 as a feature of a different examination and is in jail anticipating preliminary over charges of tax evasion and fixing open authorities.