U.S. arrests Turkish businessman for scheme to evade Iran sanctions

New York – A Turkish businessman has been arrested on U.S. charges that he and others engaged in hundreds of millions of dollars of transactions for the Iranian government or other entities as part of a scheme to evade sanctions against the country. Reza Zarrab, 33, was arrested in Miami on Saturday on charges contained in a federal indictment in Manhattan against him and two Iranian citizens, Kamelia Jamshidy and Hossein Najafzadeh, U.S. prosecutors said on Monday.

via ynetnews.com

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