• Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya charged with obstruction in major Russian money-laundering case

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    New York federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged the Kremlin-allied lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya with obstruction of justice in a major Russian money-laundering case that was settled in 2017.
    The case, which centered around whether the Russian real-estate firm Prevezon laundered millions into New York real estate, drew attention at the time because of its ties to a separate $230 million Russian tax-fraud scheme that implicated several high-level Kremlin officials and prompted the passage of the 2012 Magnitsky Act.
    When the US government asked the Russian government for help in investigating...
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