By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

US citizen pleads guilty to conspiring to violate US Iran sanctions

Mehdi Hashemi, an Iranian/American dual national, has pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles District Court to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) by shipping prohibited machinery from the US to Iran. The indictment states that Mr Hashemi received shipments from Canada and the US of computer numerical control machines, which can be used to process raw …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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