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Defendant's talk of evading Iran sanctions relevant to China bribery case, say prosecutors

By Adam Dobrik

09 October 2018

Defendant's talk of evading Iran sanctions relevant to China bribery case, say prosecutors Manhattan courthouses. Harvey Barrison on Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

In a Manhattan case against a former Chinese official accused of offering bribes to high level African officials, prosecutors last week argued why they should be allowed to present evidence of the defendant discussing ways around US sanctions and embargoes.