Kazakhstan is abuzz with this week’s supposed revelations about how a government official bought an apartment in Paris for a whopping 65 million euros ($76.5 million). After initially scoffing at the reports, authorities have now begun to take an active interest.
A report on the transaction in Mansion Global, a Dow Jones-owned luxury real estate news website, did not name the buyer or the seller, who is identified only as a “Russian investor.”
If the report is accurate, the official in question will have quite the space in which to luxuriate. “The 1,200-square-meter (12,900-square-foot) home has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a spa and separate wing for the staff,” Mansion Global noted, adding that the property is equipped with a 55-square-meter panic room.
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