Region: Uzbekistan

Swiss court green-lights assistance for SFO’s Karimova investigation

The SFO has asked Swiss prosecutors to help it obtain the banking records of a Gibraltar company suspected of laundering bribes for the daughter of the ex-president of Uzbekistan.

16 January 2023

Switzerland to return stolen Uzbekistan assets via UN development fund

The Swiss and Uzbek governments have reached an agreement to return at least $131 million that was allegedly embezzled from Uzbekistan by the daughter of the country’s former president.

16 August 2022

New data leak implicates Tory donor in Telia bribery case

04 October 2021

PNF and French railway builder settle Central Asia bribery claims

14 July 2021

UK court endorses SFO’s service of Karimova confiscation order

A London court has ruled that the Serious Fraud Office properly served the imprisoned daughter of the former Uzbek president with a civil recovery order concerning three London properties.

30 June 2021

Gulnara Karimova lawyer reports Uzbekistan to the UN

04 June 2021

Swedish court upholds acquittals of former Telia executives in bribery case

Prosecutors’ case failed on appeal because they were once again unable to prove that the daughter of Uzbekistan’s president was a government official under Swedish law.

04 February 2021

Karimova sentenced to prison in Uzbekistan

Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the late Uzbek president Islam Karimov, has received a 13-year prison sentence for stealing up to $1.6 billion from Uzbekistan.

18 March 2020

Karimova’s artwork seized in Switzerland

13 January 2020

Uzbek prosecutor sentenced to 10 years in prison for corruption

27 June 2019

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