JK Rowling hints at misuse of charity funds in prank call

23rd June

A Russian prank call to JK Rowling was held last week where the author was not aware she was being recorded and asked if her charity could fund weapons to kill Russians, but say it was for children by whom she believed to be Zelensky (begins 7:13 in video). She said that she understood.

If she plans to do this with the UK office of her charity Lumos, it is illegal in the UK under:

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German authorities steal three Munich apartments belonging to Russian Duma member and family

[Editor’s note] This site does not keep a record of all unlawful seizures, regardless of the owners, as these are well documented elsewhere. However, the article mentions prosecutors in Munich and Munich has been prolific in anti-Russian actions.

20th June

Prosecutors in Munich said the Duma lawmaker and his wife — identified only as L. and K. respectively in line with German privacy rules — jointly own two of the apartments in the Bavarian city, and continued to earn money from rent on the properties in violation of sanctions. The bank account that was seized receives monthly rental payments of around 3,500 euros ($3,670), according to prosecutors.

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