June 17, 2019

SFO charges daughter of ENRC chairman for failure to hand over documents in corruption probe

On June 14, 2019, the UK Serious Fraud Office charged Anna Machkevitch, director of the Machkevitch Foundation and ALM Services UK Ltd, of failing to supply documents required by the SFO, in violation of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1987.  The document request arose from an ongoing corruption investigation of the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC Ltd), which, according to the SFO, is focused on allegations of fraud and bribery in connection with the acquisition of mineral assets.  Machkevitch is the daughter of Alexander Machkevitch, chairman of ENRC.

SFO news release