05/04/19

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The UWO – How Far Can It Go?

In 2018, an English court issued the first Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO), following its introduction by the Criminal Finance Act 2017. The National Crime Agency (NCA) questioned how Mrs Zamira Hajiyeva, an Azerbaijani national, could afford to purchase two properties, including one in London’s exclusive Knightsbridge, in addition to reportedly spending £16 million at the Harrods department store (where she apparently also maintained two dedicated car bays) and owning a private jet.

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