U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday asked a federal judge to sentence a Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions to about 20 years in prison.
Turkish police have detained 17 people as part of an investigation related to gold trader Reza Zarrab.
It's a case that has captivated Turkey and rattled Ankara: Reza Zarrab has become the star witness in a New York.
Turkish-Iranian gold mogul Reza Zarrab will not stand trial in New York for allegedly defying sanctions on Iran.
U.S. prosecutors have charged a former Turkish economy minister and the former head of a Turkish state bank with conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran.