Iran Says Busts Major Network Involved In Bank Fraud


Iran’s Intelligence Ministry arrested members of a major network involved in forging bank documents.

In a statement on Thursday, the Intelligence Ministry said 15 members of the network were arrested in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan over fraudulent activities and organized banking scam.

Members of the network were involved in forging documents and buying and selling dishonored and bounced checks.

According to the statement, close cooperation between the intelligence forces and Judiciary officials of the province resulted in the detection of the network and arrest of its members.  

Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News Agency, which claims to be a private news agency in Iran but is reported be close to the IRGC, was launched in 2012. Its purpose is to cover a variety of political, social, economic and international subjects along with other fields.

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