Moldova suspends citizenship-by-investment scheme

Pedro Gonçalves
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The Moldova Citizenship-by-Investment (MCBI) program, developed in partnership with its service provider Henley & Partners, has been temporarily suspended due to "questions about the companies that are involved in this program" after a Dubai developer used it to entice investors. The Kleindienst Group, which is selling properties in the Heart of Europe development, a group of man-made islands 2.5 miles off the coast of Dubai, had promised they would be eligible for Moldovan citizenship. As part of the offer, those who invest $1.36m into the project are eligible to apply for the MCBI, ...

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