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Turkey Orders Detention Of 417 Suspects Over Money Laundering

About 417 people have been detained by Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday, over their alleged involvement in money laundering. According to the Hurriyet daily, police launched simultaneous operations in 40 provinces across the country to capture the suspects, who allegedly received commissions for sending money to 28,088 accounts abroad. The suspects have reportedly transferred some 2.5…”
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October 2, 2018 2:34 pm

About 417 people have been detained by Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday, over their alleged involvement in money laundering.

According to the Hurriyet daily, police launched simultaneous operations in 40 provinces across the country to capture the suspects, who allegedly received commissions for sending money to 28,088 accounts abroad.

The suspects have reportedly transferred some 2.5 billion Turkish liras (420 million dollars) to the accounts, mostly belonging to Iranians living in the U.S.

The investigation being conducted by the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office, aimed at those “who targeted the economic and financial security of the Turkish Republic,” Hurriyet said.

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