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UK court: NCA had “no real prospect of success” in overturning UWO ruling

By Will Barbieri

19 June 2020

UK court: NCA had “no real prospect of success” in overturning UWO ruling Credit: Shutterstock: Willy Barton

The Court of Appeal in London has denied the National Crime Agency’s attempt to reinstate three unexplained wealth orders on properties allegedly purchased with criminal proceeds by prominent Kazakh nationals.