Interpol announces international search for Iran’s former Melli Bank chief
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 3 /Trend D.Khatinoglu/
Interpol has announced an international search for Iran's former Melli Bank chief, charged on a fraud, a statement on the agency's official website said.
Iran requested Interpol to announce an international search for Mahmoud Reza Khavari accusing him of participation in $3 billion worth bank fraud. In autumn last year, Mahmoud Khavari escaped to Canada. He has dual Iranian-Canadian citizenship.
Last year Iran unveiled a $3 billion worth fraud in Iran's Saderat bank leading to detention of a number of bank officials. Back then Khavari headed the bank.