Kuwaitis Sentence CEO Marsha Lazareva to 15 Years

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Kuwaitis Sentence CEO Marsha Lazareva to 15 Years

By David A. Patten
Newsmax
Nov. 11, 2019

A Wharton Business School graduate and investment-firm CEO, who was imprisoned in Kuwait for over a year despite posting a $36 million bond, was convicted on two corruption-related counts and sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday.

Marsha Lazareva’s defense team tells Newsmax they will appeal the conviction, while also working with the Trump administration and the United Nations to try to put pressure on Kuwait to obtain her release.

Lazareva is a Russian national who moved to the United States in 1997 and attended business school.

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