Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad
Sadr had been accused of violating American sanctions laws against Iran by moving millions of dollars in payments for his family business through the U.S. financial system. Participated in a scheme in which more than $115 million in payments for a Venezuela housing complex were funneled illegally through the U.S. financial system for the benefit of Iranian individuals and entities. A federal judge dismissed the case against Sadr in July 2020, vacating the jury's guilty verdict. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Sothern District of New York concluded, "it would not be in the best interests of justice to further prosecute this case."