20 Dec 2016
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United States v. Zarrab: international money laundering

Stefan Cassella of Asset Forfeiture Law, LLC reports on United States v. Zarrab, in which it was decided that the United States may assert criminal jurisdiction over a foreign national operating a money service business that moves dollar-denominated funds between foreign bank accounts on behalf of sanctioned Iranian entities, in violation of US law.

11 Nov 2016
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US charges Turkish, Iranian nationals with evading Iran sanctions

Four Turkish and Iranian nationals from the same family have been indicted on charges they violated U.S. sanctions against Iran by conducting hundreds of millions of dollars of transactions for Iran’s government and Iranian metals companies.

10 Nov 2016
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Fighting corruption is failing in EU accession countries in the Western Balkans and Turkey

The fight against corruption in the Western Balkans and Turkey is failing, putting European Union accession at risk. Political elites have too much power and there are limited ways to hold the corrupt to account, according to Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movemen