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Iran Sentences Four People to Death By Hanging For Their Part an a $2.6 Billion Bank Fraud

DUBAI, July 30 (Reuters) - An Iranian court has sentenced four people to death for a billion-dollar bankfraud that tainted the government of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, state media reported on Monday.

Iranians, hit by sanctions and soaring inflation, were shocked by the scale of the $2.6 billion bank loan embezzlement that was exposed last year and by allegations it was carried out by people close to the political elite or with their assent.

Of the thirty-nine people tried for the fraud - the biggest in the Islamic Republic's history - four were sentenced to hang, the IRNA state news agency reported.

"According to the sentence that was issued, four of the defendants in this case were sentenced todeath," prosecutor general Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei told IRNA.

Two people were sentenced to life and others received jail sentences of up to 25 years, Mohseni-Ejei said. In addition to jail time, some were sentenced to flogging, ordered to pay fines and banned from government jobs.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/30/iran-bank-fraud_n_1...




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Plutonium enriched greed

This, I believe, is the true motivation behind the Western oligarchy's drive to war with these people. They are not for sale.

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
John Locke

Let's see Congress try to outlaw rope

Oh wait, they already have: hemp.

Sounds like a good start...

This will stop the crime.

Psycopaths Can't be held accountable.

This is what scares the Holy BeJesus out of them.

These Hanged clowns were probably CIA Economic Hit Men.... trying to derail the enemy's economy.

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Anonymous sources and unidentified defendents

usually amounts to a faked and planted story. Rueters strikes again.

Typical

"But one of the defendants complained that, while the judiciary had pursued some low-level players in the fraud vigorously, senior officials involved in the scandal had gone unpunished."

God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. – Daniel Webster

Harsh

Now, I agree this might be a little harsh, but then again, this is compared to what we in the US do to those who commit bank fraud: Steal money from our middle class for them. Hmmm… I think I agree more with Iran's method.

Lets send our bankers to Iran.

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Now that would be a very LONG list for Hanging Scumbag Banksters

With that said...I'd RELISH that Day!!!

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WE ARE IRAN!

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Rand Paul 2016

That's Why

That's why the US government wants to bomb Iran.
They're afraid that real justice might come here and they can't have that!

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~

Iran quit accepting dollars...

for oil... They do accept gold. Pretty inconvenient for a country that has a fiat system of currency.

True, and if India didnt have nukes

They might be in the same position as Libya and Iran right now.

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