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Some individuals under investigation may have entered the UK under the Tier 1 (Investors visa) that has been used by over 75 Indians (including fugitive Nirav Modi) and their dependents since 2009.(Bloomberg)

Three luxury London homes of foreign politician ‘frozen’

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2019 03:40 PM IST
Politicians from various countries own property in London and the UK, mostly purchased through offshore entities. Such individuals are called PEPs (political exposed persons) and are usually not named in investigations.
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UK’s ‘golden visa’ for super rich to continue, sparks outrage

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Last week’s announcement to halt the visa, under which the super rich could fast track residencies, came after a review was launched in May into applications since 2015, when the rules were tightened in the wake of concerns over foreign ‘dirty money’.
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