Iranian national charged with $115m US sanctions evasion scheme

The US Department of Justice has announced that Iranian national Bahram Karimi has been charged with allegedly participating in a scheme to evade US sanctions against Iran, in which over $115m in payments for a Venezuelan housing complex was funnelled through the US financial system for the benefit of Iranian individuals and entities. Mr Karimi was responsible for managing the …

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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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