Consultant to Iran’s UN mission charged in USA

The US has arrested a consultant to Iran’s UN mission, Ahmad Sheikhzadeh, and charged him with circumventing US sanctions on Iran. The indictment alleges that Mr Sheikhzadeh assisted 2 people in the US to invest in Iran, by directing an Iran-based co-conspirator to channel money to Iran. He is also charged with money laundering and helping to arrange false tax returns.

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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