3 charged with sanctions evasion in USA

A Turkish businessman, Reza Zarrab, has been arrested in the USA on charges of conspiring to evade US sanctions on Iran, money laundering, and bank fraud. The arrest was made shortly before an indictment setting out the charges against Mr Zarrab and 2 co-conspirators, Camelia Jamshidy and Hossein Najafzadeh, was unsealed on Monday last week. According to the indictment, between...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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