Turkish Gold Trader’s Dramatic Testimony Ends With Assassination Tale

Capping off a week on the witness stand in an Iran sanctions case, gold trader Reza Zarrab recounted an attempt to assassinate him inside a U.S. prison because of his testimony that has implicated Turkey’s president and ministers in illicit transactions worth billions.

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Greek High Court to Rule on Russian Bitcoin Suspect

Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted in the United States on charges of laundering billions of dollars’ worth of the virtual currency bitcoin, appeared Wednesday before Greece’s Supreme Court for a hearing into his extradition to the U.S.

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Gold Trader Vexing Turkey Denies Illicit Dealings With Russia

Reza Zarrab, a gold trader who has implicated Turkey’s president and ministers in billions of illicit transactions, denied from a New York courtroom Tuesday that he was caught in a similar scheme: a traffic stop at the Turkish-Russian border involving a car carrying $15 million.

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Banker’s Lawyers Swing at Star Witness in Iran Sanctions Case

Defense attorneys for a banker accused of laundering money for Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions told a federal judge Monday that new evidence undermines the credibility of the government’s star witness.

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