A German prosecutor sought Tuesday a six-year prison sentence for Turkish suspect, Mehmet Gurhan, in an ongoing charity fraud case, the Anatolian Agency reported. (UPDATED)
The prosecutor said at least 16 million euro of donate funds, collected from people, had been misused.
A legal case was opened in
The fraud scandal widened to media groups close to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and some Turkish bureaucrats. Even a suspect in the case claimed that funds from the charity were paid to Erdogan, a claim later denied by the court.
Of the suspects being tried in
She also accused that the head of the Turkish media watchdog, RTUK, Zahid Akman was accountable for the crimes.
The Supreme Court of Frankfurt is expected to announce its ruling in the case on Wednesday.