U.S. sanctions

NEW YORK | Turkish banker gets 32-month sentence in Iran sanctions case

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions to 32 months in prison. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman imposed the term for Mehmet Hakan Atilla on Wednesday in Manhattan. The 47-year-old Atilla had been convicted at a trial that ended in January. Lawyers for Atilla … Continue reading NEW YORK | Turkish banker gets 32-month sentence in Iran sanctions case

WASHINGTON | US lifts sanctions placed on Colombian soccer team in 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration lifted Thursday U.S. sanctions that had been placed on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel Under the Obama administration in 2015, the Treasury Department placed Envigado soccer club and owner Juan Pablo Upequi on its foreign narcotics kingpins list. The U.S. accused Upequi … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US lifts sanctions placed on Colombian soccer team in 2014