CORRUPTION, BRIBERY, MONEY LOUNDERING SHAKES TURKEY
Turkish president Erdoğan is in a difficult position.
After Turkish Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab has agreed to testify in a case about evading U.S sanctions on Iran, Turkish political administration fell into hard position.
Reza Zarrab pleads guilty of by passing U.S sanctions. Turkish Iranian businessman Zarrab claimed that;
He paid millions of Dollars (45-50 millions Euros) in bribes to a former Turkish economy minister to faciliate illegal gold transactions with sanctions hit Iran.
Zarrab confessed that he used Turkish public bank to transfer all illegal money tranferring. He paid bribes to the bank’s general manager who is Süleyman Aslan. Aslan was the man in whose house 5 million Dollar in cash was kept in shoe boxes in the December 2013 corruption probes. Yet, he has since been appointed as a board member to another public bank, Ziraat.
The case is still going on in New York. Former state Halkbank manager Hakan Atilla who is now the only defendant is accused involving money loundering operation.
Public expect explanation from president who was the prime minister before. But instead of any explanation the president call everyone who guestion accusations as a traitor.