According to Vanguard, a buyer who is yet to be identified, has paid $36million for the luxury penthouse at the One57 tower in New York formerly owned by wanted Nigerian oilman Kola Aluko.[caption id="attachment_35156" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Kola Aluko[/caption]
Quoting Bloomberg, Curbed reported that the 79th floor apartment was sold at a foreclosure auction.
The transaction means a $15m loss on the property.
Vanguard reports that the oil magnate wanted in Nigeria by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for fraudulent oil deals estimated at $1.5 billion, bought the apartment in 2014 for $51 million.