Financier, Banker's Iran Sanctions Trial Delayed 4 Weeks

By William Gorta (September 25, 2017, 4:41 PM EDT) -- The trial of Turkish-Iranian financier Reza Zarrab and Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla on charges of evading U.S. sanctions against Iran was pushed back for at least a month and maybe longer by a New York federal judge on Monday.

The trial, which was set to begin Oct. 30, will not start until Nov. 27 at the earliest, due in part to a superseding indictment that dropped a few short weeks before the trial was due to start, U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman said. The judge also noted that Atilla's attorney, Victor Rocco of Herrick Feinstein LLP, was unable to...

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