Monday, April 9, 2012
NY Jewish leader’s biz partner has ‘Iran tie$’
'If Mikhail Fridman knew he directly funded a nuclear facility in Iran, I would express my disappointment. He told me that Alfa never directly funded nuclear projects.' — Developer and Jewish leader Jack Rosen discussing claims business partner Russian Mikhail Fridman and his Alfa Bank helped fund an Iranian nuclear plant
He sure knows how to play both sides.
Many banks, Rosen said, have no idea how the money they lend is used.
Fridman, a self-made tycoon whose Alfa Group specializes in oil, banking and telecommunications, was ranked No. 57 on Forbes’ billionaires list.