The Prodigal Daughter

Since her divorce and return to Uzbekistan in 2001 Gulnara Karimova, the elder daughter of President Islam Karimov, has received some US$1 billion worth of shares and payments from mobile phone companies in exchange for her influence.

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has obtained records showing how the president’s daughter wielded her familial power, applied pressure to major companies, and obtained her mass wealth.

The Prodigal Daughter‏

How The President’s Daughter Controlled The Telecom Industry

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.

A Love Story Turned Bad

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.

Following Gulnara’s Money

The money Gulnara Karimova squeezed from telecom companies ended up in hedge funds, banks and opulent real estate‏.