Iran sentenced two people to death and about a dozen to lengthy prison sentences for corruption, the Mizan News Agency reported on Sunday.
Authorities in Turkey detained 216 out of the 417 people prosecutors issued warrants for, charging them with money laundering and financing terrorism, state-run news agency Anadolu Agency said on Tuesday.
United States authorities arrested an Iranian suspected of having funneled US$ 115 million through U.S. banks, concealing the role of his country in the transfers and this way violating U.S. sanctions against Iran.
A federal jury in Manhattan convicted a Turkish banker Wednesday of helping Iran violate US sanctions by making its international transactions look as if they would be payments for food, the Department of Justice said.
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