Russian-Norwegian telecom operator paid possibly as much as US$ 183.5 million in bribes and other payments to Gulnara Karimova, a daughter of the Uzbek president Islam Karimov
VimpelCom says it will “acknowledge certain violations of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and relevant Dutch laws” in its fourth quarter report for 2015 published today.
The former CEO of VimpelCom, one of three telecoms firms involved in a bribery probe by US, Swiss and Dutch authorities, was arrested at Oslo Airport on Wednesday and indicted on corruption charges.
Gulnara KarimovaThe United States Department of Justice has asked Swedish authorities to freeze US$ 30.4 million in assets controlled by Gulnara Karimova, the elder daughter of President of Uzebekistan Islam Karimov, according to documents filed on March 20.
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