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US traces offshore ownership chain in seizure affidavit for aircraft linked to Abramovich

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 06 Jun 2022 20:37
  • 06 Jun 2022 21:08
US authorities traced the corporate ownership chain of two aircraft linked to Roman Abramovich as part of effort to seize them from the Russian billionaire.

The aircraft, a Gulfstream jet and a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, were each sold to companies in which Abramovich was cited as the beneficial owner on purchase documents, according

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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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