Iranian-American Azima under investigation for UAE arms deal

The FBI is investigating an Iranian-born US businessman, Farhad Azima, for corrupt global practices. The Associated Press has named Kansas City resident Azima as the target of an investigation.

    The FBI is investigating an Iranian-born US businessman, Farhad Azima, for corrupt global practices.

    The Associated Press has named Kansas City resident Azima as the target of an investigation.

    The AP also cited documents that indicate journalist Jay Solomon acted as an intermediary in discussing an arms deal between Azima and the UAE.

    Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC


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