Turkish banker convicted in Iran sanctions-busting scheme
Banker recoils from 'dirty' money (Shutterstock)

A Turkish banker was convicted in New York on Wednesday in connection with a massive scheme to help Iran evade US sanctions, in an explosive case that strained ties between Ankara and Washington. A jury found Mehmet Hakan Atilla, deputy chief executive of Turkish lender Halkbank, guilty of five counts of bank fraud and conspiracy.