On 31 January, City AM reported that millions of pounds derived from the Azerbaijan laundromat – a sophisticated international money laundering scheme – have been seized following an NCA investigation into money held in bank accounts linked to an Azeri politician. Following an extensive investigation, 6 Account Freezing Orders were obtained for accounts held in the name of the wife of Javanshir Feziyev, Parvana Feyziyeva, one of his children, Orkhan Javanshir, and his nephew, Elman Javanshir. Javanshir Feziyev is a serving member of the Azerbaijan parliament, Chair of the UK-Azerbaijan All Parliamentary Co-operation Committee, and Co-chair of the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Co-operation Committee.
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