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U.S. prosecutors seek broader powers to seize Russian oligarchs' assets

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The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking broader authority from Congress to seize Russian oligarchs' assets as a means to pressure Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, a top prosecutor said on Tuesday. In testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Andrew Adams, who leads the department's KleptoCapture task force, said Congress should let prosecutors seek forfeitures of assets used to evade U.S. sanctions, not just proceeds of sanctions evasions.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. prosecutors seek broader powers to seize Russian oligarchs' assets

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking broader authority from Congress to seize Russian oligarchs' assets as a means to pressure Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, a top prosecutor said on Tuesday. In testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Andrew Adams, who leads the department's KleptoCapture task force, said Congress should let prosecutors seek forfeitures of

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala LumpurThe Star Kuala Lumpur

U.S. prosecutors seek broader powers to seize Russian oligarchs' assets

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking broader authority from Congress to seize Russian oligarchs' assets as a means to pressure Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, a top prosecutor said on Tuesday. Read full story

3 months ago·Malaysia
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The HillThe Hill

DOJ pitches Senate on use of anti-mafia laws to seize Russian assets

The Department of Justice (DOJ) asked Congress for permission on Tuesday to use a sweeping set of laws originally designed to break up the mafia as part of their efforts to pursue the assets of the…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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National PostNational Post

U.S. prosecutors seek broader powers to seize Russian oligarchs’ assets

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking broader authority from Congress to seize Russian oligarchs' assets as a means to pressure Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, a top prosecutor said on Tuesday. Read More

3 months ago·Canada
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Radio Free Europe/ RadioLibertyRadio Free Europe/ RadioLiberty

U.S. Prosecutors Ask Congress For Broader Powers To Seize Assets Of Russian Oligarchs

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking broader authority from Congress to seize Russian oligarchs' assets, a department official told a congressional panel on July 19.

3 months ago·Czechia
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Roll CallRoll Call

Senate support builds to seize, liquidate Russian oligarch assets

Senators are making headway on a potentially significant piece of bipartisan legislation that would give the Justice Department new authorities to seize and liquidate ill-gotten assets of Russian oligarchs and use the proceeds to benefit the people of Ukraine.At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans debated the pros and cons of the legislation from Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.,…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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