Today, Wednesday, September 15, a spokesman for the Iranian judiciary, Zabihullah Khodaian, said that Hassan Mir Kazemi, known as Hassan Ra’it, was sentenced to 35 years in prison.
In a statement made to reporters in Tehran, Khodayian added that 20 people were convicted in this case, and the charges against them were participation in major disruption of the financial system, the country’s hard currency, money laundering, fraud and forgery, use of false documents, and influence in contravention of the law. and regulations.
Reat was arrested in August 2019, and according to the Iranian judiciary spokesman, he was sentenced to a total of 35 years in prison.
It is noteworthy that Hassan Ra’it is a well-known iron activist, and is considered an assistant to Babak Zanjani (an Iranian billionaire).
Reit also has a history of participating in security activities, as well as the suppression of political protesters in 2009.
In 2009, a picture of Rait, armed with a pistol, was published and participated in the suppression of protesters against the results of the presidential elections at the time.
A photo of him with Babak Zanjani was also published on the latter’s private plane. Zanjani had also said that I sponsored a “good businessman and friend” and that he traveled with him on that plane.
A spokesman for the Iranian judiciary explained that Rai and his associates caused a disruption in the country’s foreign currency system through their actions, and they borrowed large loans from some banks. In one case, they borrowed 60 million euros from a bank to import goods; But, after forging the documents, they pretended that the goods had been imported when nothing had been.
In 2012, the Iranian “Baztab” website identified Hassan Reit as a “Basij merchant” (linked to the Iranian Basij).
Alireza Zakani, the former Iranian parliamentarian, also said that there was a close relationship between Reit and Akbar Tabari (the former deputy head of the Iranian judiciary, who was convicted in a corruption case), as the court issued its ruling in Reit’s favor regarding his debts of 1,500 billion tomans to Bank Saderat, the Golestan province branch. In northern Iran, after Tabari intervened in this case.
Source: Iran Intel