The BBC has found new evidence suggesting that Abramovich built his fortune by fraudulent means.

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The BBC has found new evidence that Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, the owner of the Chelsea Football Club, has forged property by fraudulent means.

Roman Abramovich earned billions of dollars after acquiring a Russian state-owned oil company in a suspicious bid in 1995.

Abramovich acquired the oil company Sibneft for about $ 250 million and sold it back to the state in 2005 for $ 13 billion.

His lawyer says Abramovich’s allegation that he illegally acquired his wealth is unfounded.