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Jailed Banker’s Wife Loses Final Appeal on U.K. Asset Freeze

  • Hajiyeva was first target of U.K.’s unexplained wealth orders
  • Banker’s wife became famous after Harrods spending sprees
Zamira Hajiyeva

Zamira Hajiyeva

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The wife of a jailed Azeri banker must give British authorities information on her assets after losing a Supreme Court challenge to the country’s first so-called unexplained wealth order.

Zamira Hajiyeva, who was identified as part of a crackdown linked to overseas corruption, is prevented from selling or transferring a golf club outside London and her home steps away from Harrods, which the National Crime Agency said Monday are worth more than 22 million pounds ($29 million).