Source: The Intercept

“I Refused to Secretly Spy” — An Iranian-American turned down the FBI and wound up with a prison sentence

By:  ohnny Dwyer

The FBI asked Sheikhzadeh “to cooperate with the government and to spy on his employer even though the charges against him did not include anyone else employed at the Mission,” according to court documents. When Sheikhzadeh refused, he was charged with falsifying his tax returns, followed by other, more serious accusations, including money laundering and conspiracy to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran. Read more here.




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