Iranian former director of Maltese bank on trial for evading US Iran sanctions

Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad, an Iranian national and former director of Pilatus Bank, Malta, is currently on trial facing six charges of breaching US sanctions on Iran, money-laundering and bank fraud. Mr Hashemi Nejad is accused of funnelling of $115m in payments for a Venezuelan housing scheme to his family’s Iran-based construction company through the US financial system as part …

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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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