August 17, 2022
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US seeks to seize superyacht in Fiji believed to be owned by Russian oligarch

The Amadea is widely believed to be owned by Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov, who is under US and EU sanctions

The United States is seeking to seize a superyacht suspected of belonging to a Russian oligarch that is docked in the Pacific island nation of Fiji, a restraining order filed on Tuesday by Fiji’s director of public prosecutions showed.

The luxury vessel the Amadea is widely believed to be owned by Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov, who is the subject of economic sanctions by the United States and European Union imposed in response to Russia’s activities in Syria and Ukraine.

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