Application for Warrant to Seize Russian Oligarch’s Yacht

In this application for a seizure warrant, an FBI agent explains the basis for seizing a yacht owned by a Russian oligarch on the ground that in evading sanctions imposed under IEEPA to pay for the maintenance of the vessel, the owner committed bank fraud, IEEPA and money laundering offenses, and that the yacht is accordingly subject to forfeiture as the proceeds of the bank fraud and IEEPA offenses, and as property involved in the money laundering offense.

Motor Yacht Tango – Warrant Application