Bribery

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2009, file photo, former Louisiana congressman William Jefferson, left, stands outside the Albert V. Bryan Courthouse with his wife, Andrea after being convicted on 11 of 16 counts in Alexandria, Va. Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Jefferson, who famously hid $90,000 in his freezer, are working on an agreement for his resentencing on corruption charges, according to court documents filed in the case. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
November 30, 2017 - 2:16 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending that a former Louisiana congressman serve no more jail time now that many of the convictions against him have been overturned. William Jefferson, a Democrat who represented parts of New Orleans, has served more than five years in a federal...
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In this courtroom sketch, Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab, third from left in the stand, is questioned by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sidhardha Kamarju, center, while defense attorney Victor Rocco, second from right, and Turkish banker defendant Mehmet Hakan Atilla, right, listen during Zarrab's federal court trial, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in New York. Zarrab testified that he helped Iran evade U.S. economic sanctions with help from Atilla. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 30, 2017 - 8:19 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior Turkish government minister on Thursday branded the New York trial of a Turkish bank executive on charges of violation of sanctions against Iran as a new attempt by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen to harm Turkey's government. Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag, the...
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In this courtroom sketch, Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab, third from left in the stand, is questioned by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sidhardha Kamarju, center, while defense attorney Victor Rocco, second from right, and Turkish banker defendant Mehmet Hakan Atilla, right, listen during Zarrab's federal court trial, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in New York. Zarrab testified that he helped Iran evade U.S. economic sanctions with help from Atilla. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 30, 2017 - 5:56 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior Turkish government minister on Thursday branded the New York trial of a Turkish bank executive on charges of violation of sanctions against Iran as a new attempt by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen to harm Turkey's government. Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag, the...
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November 29, 2017 - 10:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An Argentinian accountant described on Wednesday how he handled the payment of millions of dollars in bribes to former South American soccer officials, including former FIFA vice president Julio Grondona, by using wire transfers, offshore accounts and money couriers. Eladio...
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November 29, 2017 - 10:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An Argentinian accountant described on Wednesday how he handled the payment of millions of dollars in bribes to former South American soccer officials, including former FIFA vice president Julio Grondona, by using wire transfers, offshore accounts and money couriers. Eladio...
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November 29, 2017 - 9:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An Argentinian accountant has described how he handled the payment of millions of dollars in bribes to former South American soccer officials, including former FIFA vice president Julio Grondona, by using wire transfers, offshore accounts and money couriers. Eladio Rodriguez...
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November 29, 2017 - 9:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An Argentinian accountant has described how he handled the payment of millions of dollars in bribes to former South American soccer officials, including former FIFA vice president Julio Grondona, by using wire transfers, offshore accounts and money couriers. Eladio Rodriguez...
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November 29, 2017 - 9:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An Argentinian accountant has described how he handled the payment of millions of dollars in bribes to former South American soccer officials, including former FIFA vice president Julio Grondona, by using wire transfers, offshore accounts and money couriers. Eladio Rodriguez...
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In this courtroom sketch, Assistant U.S. Attorney David Denton points at defendant Mehmet Hakan Atilla, right, during opening arguments of a trial, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in New York federal court. Denton said Atilla, deputy CEO of Halkbank, was the architect of a "massively successful" scheme to dupe U.S. banks into letting Iran move money around the world. Judge Richard Berman is seated at the bench, background left. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 29, 2017 - 5:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testified at a New York trial Wednesday that he paid over $50 million in bribes to Turkey's finance minister in 2012 to overcome a banker's fears he was too well-known in Turkey to launder Iranian money in violation of U.S. sanctions. Reza Zarrab calmly...
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In this courtroom sketch, Assistant U.S. Attorney David Denton points at defendant Mehmet Hakan Atilla, right, during opening arguments of a trial, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in New York federal court. Denton said Atilla, deputy CEO of Halkbank, was the architect of a "massively successful" scheme to dupe U.S. banks into letting Iran move money around the world. Judge Richard Berman is seated at the bench, background left. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 29, 2017 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader told a New York jury Wednesday that he began cooperating with U.S. authorities in an Iranian sanctions-evasion case after lawyers failed in efforts to free him with a prisoner exchange. Reza Zarrab, soft-spoken and wearing tan scrubs, testified...
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