US charges Turkish gold trader's brother in Iran sanctions case

By REUTERS
November 8, 2016 02:56

 
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NEW YORK - The brother of a Turkish gold trader has been charged in a US indictment accusing both men of conspiring to conduct hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions on behalf of Iran's government and Iranian entities, prosecutors said on Monday.

Mohammad Zarrab, a dual citizen of Turkey and Iran, was charged in an indictment filed in Manhattan federal court, two months before his brother Reza Zarrab was set to face trial following his arrest earlier this year.

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