|The new, and improved, Reza Zarrab|
If you were wondering where the notorious "oil-for-gold" Iran sanctions evader REZA ZARRAB has been living, while he waits to testify in the HALKBANK money laundering trial in New York, he is currently living in Miami's upscale Coconut Grove district, in a luxury multi-million dollar gated residence, under the alias AARON GOLDSMITH*, according to multiple reports from Florida.
Zarrab is engaged in the purchase and sale of dressage horses, and is believed to have taken over a local South Florida horse farm, which he is upgrading to meet his specifications; he is indeed living the Florida good life, while technically still on the hook for up to 130 years in Federal Prison for his sanctions evasion activities on behalf of Iran. His value as a major witness against Halkbank, a Turkish-government owned financial institution, and which will, sooner or later, find itself inside the Federal courthouse in New York, cannot be underestimated. Zarrab certainly know where all the financial bodies are buried.
While it is easy to be critical of the ultra-luxury lifestyle this convicted sanctions evader currently enjoys, he will, sooner or later, face American justice, and there will be consequences, though they will be far less than what he faced upon his arrest. We will be closely watching Zarrab's odyssey, and will report back on the conclusion of his legal journey.
ZARRAB'S KNOWN FLORIDA ALIASES: