By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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

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

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