Iran first VP charged with corruption Matt Glenn at 1:09 PM ET
[JURIST] Iranian prosecutors have charged First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi with embezzling money, judiciary spokesperson Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi announced Monday. The spokesperson said he expects the case to go to trial [AP report]. Conservative lawmakers say they have strong evidence linking Rahimi [Haaretz report] with corruption. Rahimi has previously denied lawmakers' corruption accusations and threatened to sue his accusers.
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