UK sanctions 2 Moldovan oligarchs charged with corruption


              FILE- A woman slaps a cardboard cutout of Moldova's pro-western President Maia Sandu during a protest initiated by the populist Shor Party, in Chisinau, Moldova, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Two Moldovan oligarchs who are implicated in a one-billion-dollar bank fraud and other illicit schemes have been added to a new U.K. sanctions list on serious corruption charges, a senior U.K. official announced Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Aurel Obreja, File)
            
              FILE- People chant slogans during a protest initiated by the populist Shor Party, calling for early elections and President Maia Sandu's resignation, in Chisinau, Moldova, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Two Moldovan oligarchs who are implicated in a one-billion-dollar bank fraud and other illicit schemes have been added to a new U.K. sanctions list on serious corruption charges, a senior U.K. official announced Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Aurel Obreja, File)
            
              FILE- Vladimir Plahotniuc, the leader of the Democratic Party, leaves after a press statement in Chisinau, Moldova, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Two Moldovan oligarchs who are implicated in a one-billion-dollar bank fraud and other illicit schemes have been added to a new U.K. sanctions list on serious corruption charges, a senior U.K. official announced Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
UK sanctions 2 Moldovan oligarchs charged with corruption