Baku. 2 October. REPORT.AZ/ Istanbul Prosecutor's Office has imposed sanctions on the arrest of 417 people suspected of damaging Turkey's economy and financial security.
Report informs citing the Hurriyet that law enforcement agencies have launched an investigation into the economic crime against the Turkish Republic.
216 people were detained as a result of simultaneous search operations in 40 cities of the country, including Istanbul.
They are suspected of money laundering, including illegal money transfer abroad.
According to the information, the persons, who were detained, illegally transferred over $400 million to 28,088 accounts in foreign countries.
Most of those who received money sent from Turkey were Iranian citizens living in the United States.