Iranian National Sentenced – $36.6 Million Restitution and 10 years Behind Bars

Justice grinds slowly but in the case of one Iranian does end in a hefty financial slap down and stay behind bars. Milad Kalantari, 32, an Iranian citizen, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. of the Southern District of Mississippi. Kalantari was arrested in December 2015, when he entered the United States at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. On Oct. 6, 2016, Kalantari pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit identity theft and access device fraud and one count of substantive access device fraud. As part of the plea, Kalantari admitted … Continue reading