US offered a huge financial reward to Adrian Darya 1 captain before then sanctioning him

The Financial Times has reported that after the Adrian Darya 1 (formerly the Grace 1) was recently released by the authorities in Gibraltar, Brian Hook, the US Special Representative for Iran, made a direct offer by emails to pay the captain, Akhilesh Kumar, of several million dollars if he sailed to a port that would impound the vessel on behalf …

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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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