Russian fugitive can get court clearance to sell London properties

By Silvia Martelli (May 23, 2022, 2:20 p.m. BST) – A London court has said it is ready to consider a £35 million ($44 million) sale of two London properties owned by a bankrupt Russian fugitive charged with fraud in a trial for one of Russia’s biggest ever bank meltdowns.

Judge Sarah Falk told the High Court on Friday that Georgy Ivanovich Bedzhamov could submit a proposal to sell two houses in upscale Belgravia to fund legal and living expenses under a worldwide freezing order against him.

“I have concluded that it would be unfair not to include provisions allowing Mr. Bedzhamov to spend at least…

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