OTHER NAMES THAT VANUATU GIVES GOLDEN PASSPORT
Raees and Ameer Cajee, the founders of cryptocurrency investment platform Africrypt, accused by lawyers of robbing their former investors, have allegedly disappeared with a bitcoin worth around $3.6 billion (£2.6 billion).
Italian businessman Gianluigi Torzi has been accused of blackmailing Vatican officials for 15m euros during the purchase of a valuable London property.
Torzi denied any wrongdoing.
Turkish bank boss Hayyam Garipoğlu was sentenced to a prison sentence for embezzling millions of dollars and helping his nephew, Cem Garipoğlu, who brutally murdered 17-year-old Münevver Karabulut.
All these names disappeared after getting a golden passport from Vanatu.
In addition, according to documents obtained separately by The Guardian, Khalid al-Ahmad, a Syrian businessman and close adviser to President Bashar Assad, also received Vanuatu citizenship in June 2019.