Iranian national extradited to US to face charges export control violations

The US Department of Justice has announced the extradition of Iranian national and UAE resident, Merdad Ansari, from Georgia to face charges in the US of conspiring to violate the Iranian Transactions Regulations (ITR). Mr Ansari and his co-defendant Mehrdad Foomanie (at large) are charged on a 2012 indictment alleging that from October 2007 to June 2011, the defendants obtained …

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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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