17 September 2020
A Manhattan federal court judge has excoriated prosecutors for the botched prosecution of an Iranian businessman almost two months after she formally dismissed the case over persistent issues with evidence disclosure.
01 September 2020
“Protecting Halkbank’s access to US markets and its property in the United States was not incidental to the offenses, but a principal purpose of Halkbank’s conduct,” prosecutors wrote in a court filing.
11 August 2020
Turkish bank Halkbank has moved to dismiss charges that it helped Iran evade US sanctions while maintaining it still wants the judge overseeing its case to be removed from the matter.
28 July 2020
Whitford Worldwide Company’s voluntary disclosure, new sanctions compliance training programme and hiring of compliance monitors helped to spare it from a far more substantial penalty, OFAC said.
17 June 2020
The CEO of an Iran-based financial services company has pleaded guilty to orchestrating a scheme that allowed citizens of the sanctioned Middle Eastern country to make illegal purchases in the US.
08 June 2020
US prosecutors have taken the extraordinary step of dropping a sanctions case against a convicted Iranian businessman, avoiding a dispute over potential failures to disclose evidence.
04 June 2020
Prosecutors in Alaska are seeking to seize $20 million tied to a vast money laundering and Iranian sanctions evasion scheme that is being held by a UAE investment fund.
28 May 2020
A Canadian court has determined that the mix of US fraud and sanctions charges facing Huawei’s CFO provide a sufficient hook to allow her extradition proceedings to continue.
19 May 2020
The case was investigated by the FBI’s Minneapolis field office, which is becoming increasingly prominent in Iranian sanctions investigations.
04 May 2020
An Iranian businessman convicted of helping to funnel millions of dollars to Iran through the US financial system has requested an acquittal or a retrial, accusing prosecutors of withholding potentially exculpatory evidence.
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