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Turkish Banker Gets 32 Months in Prison Following Iranian-Sanctions Conviction

A Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran launder money and cover up a billion-dollar scheme to evade U.S. sanctions was sentenced to 32 months in prison......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Oil sinks after Trump grants Iran sanctions waivers

Oil held near the lowest level in seven months as concerns over a supply crunch eased after the U.S. granted waivers to eight governments on purchases of Iranian crude......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2018

Commodities Corner: Why oil prices are plunging despite U.S. sanctions on Iran’s energy sector

The oil market has had nearly six months to assess the possible effect of U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports. Surprisingly, the prospect of significantly tighter global supplies has resulted in lower prices.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

Former state Senate leader headed to prison

Former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos has been sentenced to 4 years and 3 months in prison after his conviction on public corruption charges. Judge Kimba Wood announced the penalty... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 24th, 2018

Oil eases, but Iran sanctions keep prices near late 2014 highs

Oil prices eased on Wednesday but were still set for a fifth consecutive monthly quarter of gains, driven by an impending drop in Iranian exports in the last three months of the year when global demand heats up......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 26th, 2018

Asia Braces For Much Tighter Oil Markets

Two months before the U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports .....»»

Category: economySource: nasdaqSep 7th, 2018

U.S. Sanctions Iran"s Evin Prison, Broadcasting Chief and Others

The U.S. imposed sanctions on several Iranian groups and officials it accused of human rights abuses, in another round of weekly punitive actions intended to isolate Tehran......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 30th, 2018

Turkish banker gets 32-month sentence in Iran sanctions case

Defense lawyers say a Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions deserves leniency, but prosecutors want him locked up for at least 15 years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 16th, 2018

Turkish banker in Iran sanctions case faces sentencing

Defense lawyers say a Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions deserves leniency, but prosecutors want him locked up for at least 15 years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 16th, 2018

Film studio charlatan sentenced to federal prison term

The woman who pitched Hollywood glitz as economic development in communities all over Northern California was sentenced Friday to six years and six months in prison for bilking investors. Carissa Carpenter, 55, formerly of Malibu, was sentenced F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

We Won’t Get Fooled Again. The Energy Report 11/16/18

Oil was crashing on the street, after a Presidential tweet, and the sanctions on Iranian oil now will be gone. And the man who spurred [...].....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesNov 16th, 2018

Binance Warns Iranian Traders to Withdraw Crypto Amid Sanctions

Binance is advising its remaining users in Iran to withdraw their money as the cryptocurrency exchange seeks to comply with international sanctions......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 15th, 2018

U.S. May Impose Sanctions Against Turkey Over S-400 "Threat" To F-35

Authored and submitted by Al Masdar News Turkish officials have repeatedly insisted that Ankara’s purchase of the advanced Russian air def.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 15th, 2018

Turkish Court Throws Out Case Against Journal Reporter

A Turkish court threw out the conviction against a former Wall Street Journal reporter on Tuesday, annulling a widely criticized verdict at a time when Turkey is looking to improve relations with the West......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2018

2 months in prison for ex-union official in corruption probe

A former union official has been sentenced to 60 days in prison for using money from the UAW-Chrysler National Training Center for shoes, jewelry and other personal benefits......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: OPEC report shows output from Russia, cartel offsets loss from Iranian sanctions

OPEC and Russian crude production continued to climb in October, more than offsetting losses from Iran where U.S. sanctions have curbed output, the oil cartel said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Are Trump"s Anti-Iranian Sanctions-Waivers Strategic Or Signs Of Weakness?

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, The US temporarily waived its anti-Iranian sanctions for a handful of countries and the breakaway Chinese province of Taiwan. Some observers interpreted this as a sign of weakness indicat.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2018

Imelda Marcos"s Graft Conviction Deals Blow to Philippine Dynasty"s Newfound Popularity

The former first lady was found guilty and sentenced to prison for offenses dating back decades, a surprise blow to important allies of populist President Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 10th, 2018

Crude Testing Critical Support... Will Stocks & Jobs Follow?

Via Global Macro Monitor, The near WTI futures price is down 23% since peaking on October 3rd as traders front ran the Iranian oil sanctions, which went in to place this week.   Fearing spiking oil prices, the U.S. granted waiv.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

India lauds US exemption on Iranian oil sanctions

India has welcomed a U.S. decision to allow it to continue to import Iranian crude oil and develop an Iranian port for trade with Afghanistan despite Washington's reimposition of sanctions on Iran......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 9th, 2018

Man sentenced to prison for stealing guns out of county police cars

Joshua John Pollard, 20, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for breaking into St. Louis County Police cars and stealing guns. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office - Eastern District of Missouri, Pollard broke the windows of a county po.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018