Zarrab Tells Jury Of Bribing Guard While In US Custody

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 5:55 PM EST) -- A lawyer for Mehmet Hakan Atilla, the Turkish banker charged with scheming to help Iran avoid U.S. sanctions, forced famed Turkish-Iranian trader Reza Zarrab on Tuesday to detail his bad behavior while in U.S. custody and admit he and Atilla disliked each other — but Zarrab refused to admit he was angry when his effort to gain freedom though political channels failed.

Zarrab, who recently became a cooperating witness, spent the afternoon facing cross-examination at Atilla's jury trial before U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman....
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