A MICHAEL Jackson super-fan who spent £200,000 on the singer’s white glove has had his belongings frozen in a corruption crackdown.
Playboy billionaire Teodoro Obiang Mangue, the vice chairman of Equatorial Guinea, can even face a journey ban after Overseas Secretary Dominic Raab accused him of looting the west African nation’s coffers “to fund a lavish life-style”.
Playboy billionaire Teodoro Obiang Mangue, the vice chairman of Equatorial Guinea has been accused of looting the west African nation’s coffersCredit score: Confer with Caption
Obiang Mangue spent £200,000 on Michael Jackson’s white gloveCredit score: Rota
Obiang, whose father has dominated the oil-rich nation since 1979, amassed a steady of supercars, a £73 million mansion in Paris and a £28 million personal jet.
His assortment of Michael Jackson memorabilia was regarded as price £1.5 million.
The Overseas Workplace stated the dictator’s son had spent greater than £364 million since 1998 which was “inconsistent along with his official wage as a authorities minister”.
“This consists of shopping for a $100 million mansion in Paris and others world wide, a $38 million personal jet, a luxurious yacht, dozens of luxurious autos together with Ferraris, Bentleys and Aston Martins and most notoriously, a group of Michael Jackson memorabilia together with a $275,000 crystal-covered glove that Jackson wore on his Dangerous tour,” the Overseas Workplace stated.
He was one in all 5 folks added to the UK’s anti-corruption sanctions yesterday.
Overseas Secretary Dominic Raab stated he was focusing on people “who’ve lined their very own pockets on the expense of their residents”.
“Corruption drains the wealth of poorer nations, retains their folks trapped in poverty and poisons the effectively of democracy,” he stated.
In 2014 US investigators pressured Obiang to give up $30 million price of belongings, together with most of his Michael Jackson memorabilia, a seashore entrance mansion in Malibu and a Ferrari price $500,000.
However he was allowed to maintain the singer’s crystal-encrusted white glove and a Gulfstream jet price £23million as a result of they had been outdoors of the US.
The playboy billionaire was one in all 5 folks added to the UK’s anti-corruption sanctions
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