Top Turkish banker arrested at JFK airport over massive gold money laundering scheme
ZeroHedge: Top Turkish banker arrested at JFK airport over massive gold money laundering scheme
He was detained on suspicion of conspiring to execute transactions on behalf of Iran. The arrest was made in connection with the pending prosecution of Reza Zarrab.
The U.S. claims it has evidence that Zarrab paid millions of dollars in bribes to Turkish government officials and top executives at Halkbank, as it is commonly known, which allegedly helped Zarrab process the transactions.