Golden visas for oligarch offspring

Did you hear the one about when the British government gave foreign investors a golden visa if they promised to invest 2-million quid.

The government scrapped the plan in February for fears that it had been exploited by Russian oligarchs.

The Home Office on Wednesday disclosed that it approved 46 applications for the tier 1 investor visa scheme to those aged 21 or under over the last seven years, following a freedom of information request from Bloomberg.

Children of oligarchs, living it up in the UK on dirty Russian money? Say it ain’t so…

(It is so)