Tuesday September 22, 2020

'Fat Cat’ wife spent €18m in Harrods

Banker serving a 15-year jail term in Azerbaijan

11th October, 2018
Harrods in Knightsbridge. Pic: Getty

A leafy golf club outside London and a home steps away from luxury department store Harrods are owned by the wife of a banker jailed in connection with an Azerbaijani corruption scandal that has spilled over into a British court.

A London judge lifted an order protecting the identity of Zamira Hajiyeva, the wife of the convicted head of a bank in Azerbaijan, starting at noon yesterday, arguing that the public interest in transparent justice...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The state’s National Cyber Security Centre is constantly dealing with suspected attacks and urgently needs more resources

Michael Brennan | 1 week ago

We are far less reliant on the UK as a trading partner now than in previous decades — our focus needs to switch to the many challenges and opportunities of the future

Neale Richmond | 1 week ago

Covid-19 and an economic crisis are exacerbating the trauma of this month’s explosion, writes a Concern worker on the ground

Dom Hunt | 1 month ago