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US court allows prosecutors to access non-US bank records in sanctions probe

By Emily Casswell

07 August 2019

US court allows prosecutors to access non-US bank records in sanctions probe The DOJ subpoenaed three unnamed Chinese banks for documentation related to US dollar transactions (Credit: iStock/Dilok Klaisataporn)

A US court’s decision to green light prosecutors’ subpoena of bank records that did not pass through the US financial system could extend the reach of the US justice system.