MORE THAN £400,000 OF JEWELLERY FROM CHRISTIES SEIZED BY THE NCA

On 2nd November, the BBC reported the jewellery from Christies auction house has been seized by the NCA, as part of a major investigation into name Zamira Hajiyeva, from Azerbaijan, a woman who spent £16 million in Harrods.  The 49 items of jewellery were seized by officers investigating the woman and her husband – who are the first targets of a new power looking into unexplained wealth invested in the UK (Unexplained Wealth Orders).

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46075369

http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1500-assets-linked-to-first-uwo-case-seized

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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