Turkey orders arrest of 417 suspects in financial investigation

Turkey orders arrest of 417 suspects in financial investigation

ISTANBUL,. Turkish authorities have ordered the detention of 417 suspects in an investigation by financial police over the sending of some 2.5 billion lira (RM1.7 billion) to bank accounts abroad, broadcaster CNN Turk said today.

It said the suspects had received commission for sending the money to 28,088 accounts abroad and that the accounts abroad belonged to Iranians in the United States. — Reuters