U.S. prosecutors said the daughter of Uzbekistan’s president and several associates failed to comply with a court order to turn over more than $500 million held in Swiss banks as part of a long-running money-laundering investigation.
The claim, made in an April 21 letter to U.S. federal court in Manhattan, names Gulnara Karimova for the first time in publicly available U.S. government documents. She is the eldest daughter of Uzbekistan’s authoritarian president, Islam Karimov.
Others named include her business associate Gayane Avakyan and Rustam Madumarov, who has been identified as her boyfriend.
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