Bahrain court convicts Iranian central bank of money laundering

The Central Bank of Iran
The Central Bank of Iran
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A court in Bahrain found the Central Bank of Iran guilty of criminal charges of money laundering on July 29.

Bahrain’s public prosecutor and state-owned news service claimed that the prosecution was “the largest money laundering case in the history of the kingdom of Bahrain”.

In May, Bahrain’s authorities charged the Central Bank of Iran as one of several defendants in a proceeding against sanctions evaders. The charges followed investigations involving the interior ministry, the Central Bank

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