NCA Can't Revive £80M Wealth Orders Over London Mansions

Law360, London (June 19, 2020, 11:05 PM BST) -- British prosecutors have been denied permission to challenge a High Court decision to dismiss unexplained wealth orders used by the National Crime Agency to seize three London homes worth £80 million ($99 million) owned by relatives of Kazakhstan's former president.

Court of Appeal Judge Sue Carr ruled the NCA has no real prospect of overturning the finding that the crime agency had failed to establish reasonable grounds to suggest that the properties, including a mansion on one of London's most expensive streets, had been bought with the proceeds of crime.

"The problem facing the appellant is that it needs to succeed...

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