tv Documentary RT June 27, 2018 6:30pm-7:01pm EDT
so when you want to be president or injury of course i'm a want to be brits. that's it like to be for us this is what before us three in the morning can't be good that i'm interested always in the waters of my. first sip. in the heart of the swiss. the shores of lake geneva. in the land of banks and discretion you will discover the most secretive place in switzerland. in the middle of a warehouse complex a stone's throw from the border with france the geneva freeport. watched by surveillance cameras and surrounded by barbed wire fences this complex
is traditionally a custom zone where merchandise is stored before being exported abroad. but today it has become a permanent storage site with sixty thousand square meters of space rented by the city of geneva to transporters or to private individuals to safeguard their assets . behind these anonymous double locked doors there is gold and diamonds. it is also the largest wine cellar in the world with three million bottles laid to rest. bottles worth five hundred thousand two thousand dollars quietly maturing and gaining in value at a constant temperature and humidity. these buildings are earthquake and the doors are resistant to explosives. and to protect these
treasures from fire a special room houses hundreds of extinguishers that can be activated at any moment . another reason the freeport take so many precautions is because behind its gates rest priceless works of art thought to be worth tens of billions of dollars. perhaps the world's largest museum but a museum no one can visit. the geneva freeport is one of europe's best kept secrets it stores works by picasso rembrandt leonardo da vinci and thousands of antiquities a treasure the size of which nobody knows the scale or the value. of photos i'm not at best wow that is all false a sissy. i mean possibly with. another secret is the name of the owners of the works. don't. i guess he
said. recently a number of cases have tainted the institution's name the looting of jewish assets money laundering tax fraud it's hard to say if it was hidden or not but it was kept very discreetly in the freeport. the geneva freeport is an eldorado for art dealers wealthy heirs and fraudsters it's where they do their business hidden from view. one man agreed to open the doors of the freeport to us eve movie with his managing director. he runs the world's biggest company in the transport and storage of artworks that will see it was really sad to see a little later on streets just fall out and all set that. they did. was it the big city although this is a it. is from his own press reports your daughter for the percivale go up.
every day dozens of priceless artworks enter or leave the store rooms managed by eve bouvier's company. there's even a special workshop to pack and prepare the. works for shipment. said lost it on the look on both of you. doesn't expose us to it and greet us and then i'm getting. the ticket enough for me to salinas you wonder because he said to me. well why do you appear. on the. stage with a sequence of. what degree and. just get out of the if. you know if i fought him and you know forced him to come so he don't want to go and if. he does if i don't he's also end up looking at the olympic example of
singapore people just step out and look losing. china for about within the sun for the sake of you don't see it as a coffee don't see it think of it to do the nickel for don't see it. here the watchword is secrecy. eve bouvier was originally a shipper but he transformed his old shipping company. look cute founded in one thousand fifty nine into an art market multinational. it is now present in geneva luxembourg and singapore. the man nicknamed the freeport king had a great idea to earn client loyalty his company would not only pack and ship artworks it would provide in geneva twenty thousand square meters of storage space along with framing and restoration workshops.
it also offers its clients special rooms in which to admire their assets or negotiate sales dealers gallery owners and buyers can thus meet in total discretion . today the former shipper has become a multimillionaire. we meet him again in paris in the high class eighth district a stone's throw from the palace. eve movie the shipper of the geneva freeport welcomes us to his paris home a richly decorated and furnished apartment. so i don't. want to. know you. just because you foresee a day visit but i want to hear that moment get the boat unable to do and you will still get out bob keefe is it the keepin it is said designing is any more it gives
. you billy always it to feel as though it's one of the year of cause to keep your more. to sup is that. by storing and shipping his clients artworks each bouvier gradually learned another much more lucrative trade as an art dealer. just because you felt all of. them demanded album. pretty quick to leave office in the low share quick wit economy function as you could it is a restaurant though. he's right there that it is his who got his a vehicle. get to have all through the office toss your way given the us to all who could be the did my just that be you know what to take it.
upon. for thirty years eve bouvier has been in the ideal place to learn the secrets of the market. a little beaut the shark. somebody made it up. the it is awful mr weaver it is awful miss you. at the root of all it said he's an acute since six this year oh yeah so where did they go up on the divorce rate in the. us look at the. same. disgrace or lesser sort of all to do more good enough. thanks to the network he's built up the businessman has even opened a gallery on the cable ten the antique dealers district one of paris's most prestigious addresses he takes us there. he wants to show us how well established he is and how he buys and sells some of
the most renowned names in painting and sculpture. and they'll sell you retire. because if i thought i'd try to do all. the gallery director greets us. the gallery houses significant and very expensive works this marble sculpture of eve is by august or done it's already been reserved by an asian client. so as you note on. the heat the phone you have preserved example is this you. did a scapegoat or dealt with your own will is only if you just as good a guess you'll see them your diet is good he said prison what about a lot of shit without the question. how to kill all street.
if you want to because then most of it is nominally father own more famous signatures and in drawing by salvador dali. i should go. he didn't. just sit and listen to him he. didn't do. any reasoning and. miscues is three to six inches did he get. the city's only crime and discussed forcefully and discussed shocking discussed on the scale seen this question oh or fit of a bubble or was it they don't. even look at this and both can read on your list ever see a feeling of prophetic people skip the truly peace acacias key piece of. this gets us to go see. the fish out of
a clear is on a quest for the needy in the community of us weekly. according to inside information these works are worth several million dollars. an art gallery with a view of the loo for quite a showcase. at it. but yves bouvier's good fortune is today soured by a series of lawsuits. in may two thousand and fifteen an article about him appeared in luke entitled zaya the billionaire and the cursed because. it was a look into some of the darker practices of the art market. the allegations made by low point were such that the magazine was found guilty of infringement of privacy. the hard hitting article tells of a violent clash between movie and one of the richest men on the planet
a russian dimitry. seen here in this photo taken in his living room in monaco. fifty b.'s very valuable and very competent so so far we go to do something to be competitive also as a footballer and therefore we know from that when we come back to the national team we brits own this knowledge and and we can perform. for a world cup twenty eight team coverage we've signed one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time but there was one more question and by the way who's going to be our coach. guys i know you are nervous is
a huge star among us and a huge amount of pressure come after you have to go meet the center of the beach hotel with you and you will solo great the british you are the rock at the back nobody gets past you we need you to get dahlan going let's go. to a low. and i'm really happy to join the fall of two thousand and three in the world cup in russia meet the special one it was also clichéd me to just say to review the aussie team's latest edition to make up a bigger. book. the story goes back to two thousand and three when he met the russian billionaire a close friend of prince albert. he's the owner of the soccer club a s. monaco. movie and rebuilt he did off immediately. they are at a costume party on the billionaire's private greek island. for ten years eve movie
help his friend put together an exceptional collection of paintings and sculptures as compiled in this catalog. he acquired works by jani. go gun. down. and even leonardo da vinci. plus some picasso's. in zero thirty eight works for the mind boggling sum of just over one billion eight hundred million dollars. but their friendship would come to a brutal end during a meeting in monaco in february two thousand and fifteen eve bouvier's attorney david b. don't explains. the many us. not all here. but we are where you are when that corkey. industry. they all do
periodic p.p.o.'s i name assured me three people of live in our us for. you know you are the. early fusion to mature people of leisure. they were. there. after your heart at the weekend. the russian billionaire had filed charges against even. get used to move making exorbitant profits of a billion dollars and his own personal loss. claimed to have paid double what his collection was worth. take for example this painting number six by mark rothko. we managed to get a hold of the documents of the transaction. eve bouvier bought it from wealthy landowners in the border region for eighty three million five hundred thousand dollars. a few weeks later as this invoice shows the painting was sold to an
offshore company accent delight which belongs to the russian billionaire. acquired for eighty three point five million dollars the rothko was sold for one hundred forty million. eve profit on the deal almost seventy million dollars. with this picasso flute player with a naked woman the profit was even more staggering. purchased on october seventh two thousand and ten for three and a half million it was sold on to dimitri ribble over the very next day for twenty five million a profit of twenty one million in twenty four hours. eve movies profits were colossal. but his attorney sweeps the accusations aside he believes there was nothing illegal in his clients' profits and that the russian billionaire should have been shrewder. whole pushed up short approaches just
because of each list of his to give him a all there so could all call pointed to a positive although this is sort of you did you're right you will hear what i mean you at your level. it is of course. going to stop because i don't get it. and if you would defend the. boss because i recall she will put us on oxygen form to post said i don't he she small do you believe you cannot buy this is reach. we tried to contact the russian billionaire dimitri ruble of love. preferred not to comment. was indicted in monaco in february two thousand and fifteen for fraud and complicity in money laundering the investigation is still ongoing. but in the collection there were two other paintings that would cause trouble. in september two thousand and fifteen the billionaire posed with these two gosh is
which like the rest of his collection he bought from eve bouvier the russian is beaming with joy. he thought he had done good business. these two portraits of checking because his last wife spanish woman with a fan and woman arranging her hair. but an unexpected figure came along to spoil the party. catherine. one of the cosmos heiresses jacqueline's daughter. she found a complaint for theft and suspected each movie of being involved in the fencing of the two paintings sold to rebuild of love along with fifty eight drawings. a judge in paris issued an international warrant for bouvier's arrest. the art dealer was suddenly being sought by police forces all over the world.
years gathering with pablo picasso and her mother. back then they lived in the south of france on the hill of an old farmhouse called note. because i lived in painted there for twenty years or so. in the fourteenth district of paris we're going to meet peter dupont. this former journalist was jacqueline picasso's confidant she wrote about their relationship in a book and she witnessed the scale of the artist body of work. of a total cook to decent then ended up in the high position many young men young men so watch it was a cane she may think that this seemed very gentle and i don't need to prove that because she could be identified and he yelled at is that he did back it then we'll
have it. on the artist's death in one thousand nine hundred seventy three then on jackson's death thirteen years later almost two thousand paintings seven thousand drawings and one thousand two. hundred sculptures were officially recorded. you know order to pay the inheritance duties part of the work was given to the state something known as payment in the you. know this you. get when you dump all the little mall into. the city while. the go. on that. and the go you don't deserve these all cozied up and we did man and we've done well. but i say i can't.
pension to do better than your shift just. picasso's body of work was enormous. some of his works went unrecorded after the painter died they were probably hidden away during the inventory for the inheritance. but that is what this report suggests by the director of the picasso administration who represents the families interests. it is likely that escape the inventory as they had been hidden by. this is going to be the case for the two disputed paintings. accused of being involved in the theft of the two portraits. defends himself and declares that he did indeed pay katherine you don't lower is apparently asked him to pay money not directly to the heiress but to a trust fund and offer a company based in
a tax haven. close to understand shine. a job you. demand i mean don't want this if it is if there's a fear of it all susceptible to dust and the disk can support it just because fer sure if yes it does on the promises or asian chainsaw cost. to prove his claims he shows us this document which is apparently the receipt for payment for the two portraits. m.-e. i invest bouvier's company paid eight million dollars to nobody oh trust based at the central bank investor who's capital of lichtenstein. the name of catherine who done doesn't appear. but investigators discovered that no below trust belonged to
a certain katherine blake living at rouge black in paris. the address was no longer her residential address but blay was none other than the married name of katherine you've done. behind the offshore company it was indeed the because so heiress who received the payment from eve. and in front of our camera the art dealer went even further. someone does sophisticated a good of what he. said idea. in society get up off on a call over midday on demand for. people with no want to and who may tonight as i suppose they keep on a vote have asked though as you don't the second would initiate says offset of almost without which then she also reset it off without it from business up on anything just a plank of wood beneath it she did it doesn't give me that f.s.s. is them law said ya assist them along an easy play to fit in such a terrible dipping following the separated has got to be left of his gun. eve
bouvier had to pay several million dollars in bail to have his international arrest warrant lifted. and still facing an indictment for fencing stolen goods. has made new accusations regarding the picasso heiresses financial scams. i mean you know what i'll do. my data. but i'm going to set. some a law is shall want to sit and. eat this because so drawing painter and his model to katherine. once again no mention of her name the money was paid to an offshore company in panama this time. well the drawing turned up at the geneva freeport.
of also tempura. it. as a never before. popular. kid with ship. means he can moan. no roof i was into so was busy no want to. pilot the whole music or look out and. never. existed i'm not sure. we contacted katherine utahns lawyer for response to serious accusations here is her reply. does not wish to communicate or to participate in any sort of broadcast.
originally thought is drastic to our citizens taking care of our cause just please tell me you could find most of them from a completely different cards i would just. as direct. the problem is that we kind of how they stayed within the state they call a nice day here in this non part of sweden. but not one i gets on the computer to have money decked out in them no no it's not slow stop stop stop stop revolted global go go go go go my culture is a christian country and we don't do things like that and we will tell you if you do then we hate you and somebody hopefully you can do something about this stuff. we cannot be naive about this to not attract more gangsters rapists and these
words actually that are tearing down this city and we want sweden to be a swedish country and we want to know the people who live here not all to go back. racist telling freefall greece is still a basket case racism is a lost cause a loss country italy is about to crash because the money is being printed and the e.c. be printed trillions of euro's it doesn't go to help these economies it goes to monica it goes the people in monaco and it goes on to twenty one twenty two trillion dollars estimated offshore money best matches for these people that get all the free money from the central bank south you see is the manifestation of it in monaco . whether he says she would go to one of them or something beyond what because a lot of us are. just me my what i mean are well me and nothing. but the
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