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US expands charges against British man over management of yacht owned by Russian oligarch

Prosecutors added a count of bank fraud to its charges against a British man for allegedly helping a Russian oligarch mask the ownership of his yacht to keep the vessel operating for several years after he had been sanctioned, according to a superseding indictment filed today.
Richard Masters, a UK

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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