Reza Zarrab

Turkish Banker Sentenced to 32 months in US Prison for Sanction Evasion

Ankara (MEE) – The prosecution of Mehmet Hakan Atilla has further strained relations between US and Turkey. A US judge sentenced Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a banker at Turkey’s state-controlled Halkbank, to 32 months in prison on Wednesday after he was convicted earlier this year of taking part in a scheme to help Iran evade US […]

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As US-Turkey Relations Simmer, Reza Zarrab’s Strange Case Adds Fuel to the Fire

Ankara (MPN) – The intriguing case of Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab triggered massive waves in Turkey’s domestic politics, waves so large they are being felt in the United States. There is currently a case making its way through the U.S. federal courts that is playing a significant role in increasing tension between Washington and Ankara. Federal prosecutors […]

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