Request for a preliminary ruling from the Curtea de Apel Braşov (Romania) lodged on 24 October 2019 — Criminal proceedings against LG, MH

(Case C-790/19)

Language of the case: Romanian

Referring court

Curtea de Apel Braşov

Parties to the main proceedings

LG, MH

Question referred

Must Article 1(3)(a) of Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing, amending Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directive 2006/70/EC 1 be interpreted as meaning that the person who commits the act which constitutes the offence of money laundering must always be a person other than the person who commits the predicate offence (the alleged offence from which is derived the money that is laundered)?

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1 OJ 2015 L 141, p. 73.