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INSIGHT: Top UK businessman and political donor part of global money laundering investigation, spanning Britain, Azerbaijan, Seychelles and BVI

GLOBAL: A National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation found some of Javad Marandi's overseas interests had played a key role in an elaborate money-laundering scheme involving one of Azerbaijan's richest oligarchs. This is how the BBC depicted the allegations.

A top British businessman whose foreign companies were part of a global money laundering investigation is a major donor to the UK Conservative Party. Javad Marandi, who has an OBE for business and philanthropy, can be named after losing a 19-month legal battle with the BBC to remain anonymous. Marandi strongly denies wrongdoing and isn’t…

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