Tory donor accused of bribing Antiguan government minister

A billionaire has appeared in court charged with bribing an Antiguan government minister. Property mogul Peter Singh Virdee, 50, is accused of paying off Antiguan politician Asot Michael, between 1 January 2015 and 26 July 2017. The flamboyant Sikh tycoon and Conservatives donor has posed in photos with celebrities including footballer Mesut Özil, pop star Rihanna and even the Queen. Virdee appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court charged with bribing a foreign public official. According to the National Crime Agency he…

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