In Bed With a Dictator’s Daughter — Again
Even as Swedish telecom TeliaSonera emphatically denied bribing Gulnara Karimova, the company was busy negotiating another secret multi-million-dollar payment to the daughter of the late Uzbek president.
Gulnara Karimova, the elder daughter of Uzbek President Islam Karimov, has been accused of taking bribes for allowing Scandinavian and Russian telecom companies TeliaSonera and VimpelCom to operate in Uzbekistan. New records show that show she was far greedier and that the scale of corruption was far wider than has been reported.
She was a president's daughter, a virtual princess, who married a successful businessman and went to Harvard but she ended a twisted women who left behind stolen billions and broken lives.