DOJ charges 2 Iranian-Americans with spying on Jewish, Israeli facilities in U.S. for Tehran

DOJ charges 2 Iranian-Americans with spying on Jewish, Israeli facilities in U.S. for Tehran
Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – Shades of the Buenos Aires bombing in 1994.  A very unpleasant reminder of the radical Iranian regime’s tactics.]

Two Iranian-Americans have been charged by the Trump administration with spying on Jewish and Israeli-associated facilities in California on behalf of the hardline Iranian regime, the Department of Justice announced late Monday.

The charges, first made public on Monday, are among the first by the Trump administration charging Iranian spies of running operations on the Jewish and American communities on American soil. …

The two Iranian individuals—identified as Ahmadreza Mohammadi-Doostdar, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen, and Majid Ghorbani, an Iranian citizen and resident of California—”with allegedly acting on behalf of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran by conducting covert surveillance of Israeli and Jewish facilities in the United States, and collecting identifying information about American citizens …”

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