FILTHY LUCRE
Daily Record|October 05, 2021
PM has questions to answer as leaked documents reveal Tory donors’ ‘fraud & bribes’
NICK SOMMERLAD

TWO major Tory party donors have been linked to allegedly corrupt offshore payments in a huge cache of leaked documents.

Lawyer Mohamed Amersi was involved in the payment of an alleged £160 million bribe to an offshore company owned by the daughter of a former president of Uzbekistan

The payment was described as a bribe by the US Department for Justice as part of their investigation into Swedish telecoms firm Telia, which saw it fined $965million (£700million).

Amersi worked as a consultant for Telia and was paid $500,000 for facilitating the deal, according to the leaked Pandora Papers, but denies any wrongdoing.

He has given £525,000 to the Tories since 2018.

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