Corruption!

Royal family Dariga Nazarbayeva left with her father former President Nursultan Nazarbayev meeting the queen during a trip to London in 2015jpg

 The ex-president's daughter and grandson hold $103 million in real estate assets in London.

Nurali Aliyev speaks at the Snow Leopard Foundation Gala 2019 at Astana Arena on July 04 2019

A mansion owned by Nurali Aliyev, the grandson of Kazakhstan’s former President Nursultan Nazarbayev has been “frozen” by the U.K.’s High Court after the second use of a so-called ‘McMafia’ Wealth Order.

Nurali Aliyev is the grandson of dictator Nursultan Nazarbayev

Nurali Aliyev, 35, was born into a family that has ruled Kazakhstan, an oil-rich former Soviet republic in Central Asia, with an iron fist for three decades. 

Rakhat Aliyev was accused of killling two bankers

Millions of pounds extorted by a former Kazakh police chief via “old school post-Soviet raids involving murder” were used to buy three London homes, a court was told yesterday.

American Oligarhs book cover

Ivanka Trump and Donald Jr. knew they were lying when they were trying to sell off condos at their family's SoHo building back in the late 2000s, dramatically increasing sale figures in a bid to lure in more buyers, a new book claims.

BTA Bank

The Prosecutor's Office in Geneva is conducting a criminal case against Ilyas Khrapunov, son-in-law of BTA Bank's former owner. Khrapunov is suspected of laundering money stolen from BTA Bank. 

In 2009, after auditors at PwC identified a massive hole – more than $10 billion – in the BTA’s balance sheets, many of its bank leaders fled from Kazakhstan, settling in EU counties.

Belgium again finds itself amidst a scandal that threatens to become “Kazakhgate-II”. 

Kurmanbek Bakiyev, vandalized

Despite democratic donor countries generous support Kyrgyz elites continue to roll back towards authoritarianism and kleptocracy. Twice these processes resulted in mass riots, with Kyrgyzstan’s two presidents Akayev and Bakiyev fleeing the country.

ENRC

The daughter of one of the founding oligarchs of ENRC, the miner that delisted from the FTSE 100 amid corruption allegations, has been charged by the Serious Fraud Office.

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The area around the Lubyanka, the headquarters of Russia's intelligence services - the FSB - in Moscow.