Iran Sentences Four to Death Over $2.6 Billion Fraud

Iran Sentences Four to Death Over $2.6 Billion Fraud

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President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, right, who campaigned against corruption before taking office in 2005, came under attack as critics accused his close aide and relative, Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, left, of having ties to businessman Amir Mansour Khosravi, the main suspect. The government has denied having connections to the alleged fraud.