Great Financial Fraud
The spokesman for Iran’s judiciary says the court has issued sentences for 39 people accused in the case of the great $3-billion bank fraud, adding that foreign authorities have failed to extradite the former Melli Bank chief who fled the country when the case was exposed.
The head of Iran’s security forces says there are no obstacles to getting Mahmoudreza Khavari, a top suspect in the $3-billion fraud case, back into the country from Canada.
Iranian news websites report that the former deputy head of the Central Bank, who is accused of playing a part in Iran’s $3-billion bank fraud and is currently out on bail, is attending important meetings of the Ahmadinejad administration.
Iran’s Auditor General said on Monday he has no doubt that the office of the president has given support to the Aria Financial Group, which has been accused of embezzling $3 billion by selling fraudulent letters of credit.
The trial of suspects in Iran’s $3-billion bank fraud convened today for the third time, with the judge announcing that interpol has been called on in order to bring all the suspects in the case to trial.