The National Crime Agency (NCA) said it had gotten two record freezing orders in regard of five records held by Graham Bonham-Carter.
The NCA said in an explanation: “We can affirm that the NCA has gotten two Account Freezing Orders in regard of five financial balances held by Mr Graham Bonham-Carter.
“The orders were gotten on the premise that there are sensible grounds to presume that the cash in the records was gotten from the washing of assets of a singular subject to sanctions in the United States, to be specific Oleg Deripaska.
“This is an on-going examination and we are not remarking further right now.”
Deripaska, whose abundance is as of now assessed to be three billion dollars (£2.3 billion) as indicated by Forbes magazine, established the Rusal aluminum organization and is viewed as a partner of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The US Treasury Department forced sanctions on Deripaska in 2018 in light of Russian action, including incitement of “brutality in eastern Ukraine … and malevolent digital exercises”.
As indicated by the Associated Press, the oligarch has encouraged a finish to the conflict in Ukraine, composing on the Telegram informing administration that “harmony is vital” and converses with end the conflict should start “straightaway”.