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Two charged with aiding Russian billionaire evade superyacht sanctions

Two charged with aiding Russian billionaire evade superyacht sanctions

Two men have been charged by the US Department of Justice with helping Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, owner of the 255ft (78m) MY Tango superyacht, evade sanctions and run a money laundering scheme. The yacht was previously seized in Mallorca,

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Russian billionaire’s superyacht sanctioned by OFAC

Russian billionaire’s superyacht sanctioned by OFAC

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has added superyacht Nirvana to the US sanctions list, in conjunction with owner Vladimir Potanin being sanctioned on Friday, December 16th. The 61 year old oligarch is the majority shareholder and president of

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Is superyacht Nord on a sales tour?

Is superyacht Nord on a sales tour?

The movement of superyacht Nord has attracted a lot of headlines, but is the yacht actually on a sales tour? Yachting market sources in Hong Kong say that the yacht may have been viewed by several potential customers who are

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Fijian authorities seize Russian-owned superyacht on US’ behalf

Fijian authorities seize Russian-owned superyacht on US’ behalf

Fijian law enforcement have executed a seizure warrant on request from the US freezing the 348ft superyacht Amadea owned by sanctioned oligarch Suleiman Kerimov. Assisted by the FBI, Fijian authorities seized the yacht following of a warrant from a US

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