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.

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.

16 September 2020 Read the article

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