DOJ charges 3 with violating sanctions by moving US currency to Iran

A complaint has been unsealed charging 2 US citizens, Muzzamil Zaidi and Asim Naqvi, and 1 Pakistani national, Ali Chawla, with violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA). Mr Zaidi is also charged with acting in the US as an agent of the government of Iran without notifying the Attorney General. See DOJ press release. The charges relate …

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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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