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Zarrab says he paid bribes to Turkey’s former minister of economic affairs

By Dylan Tokar

30 November 2017

Zarrab says he paid bribes to Turkey’s former minister of economic affairs
The Daniel Patrick Moynihan Courthouse in Manhattan. Ken Lund via Flickr

A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testified in Manhattan court on 29 November that he paid tens of millions of euros in bribes to Turkey’s former minister of economic affairs in an effort to circumvent US sanctions on Iran. Dylan Tokar in New York.