FBI Warns About Iranian Spy Plotting To Kill US Officials

The FBI has warned about an alleged Iranian spy suspected of carrying out attacks to harm current and former US government officials.

Majid Farahani, 42, is accused of plotting retaliation for the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, who died in a US drone strike in Iraq in January 2020, the FBI said.

Agent Shuttles Between Iran & Venezuela

Acting on behalf of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence, Farahani is wanted for questioning related to recruiting individuals for operations within the US.

Officials reveal that Farahani shuttles between Iran and Venezuela, recruiting allies for surveillance activities on US religious sites and businesses.

Who Was Qasem Soleimani?

Qasem Soleimani was the head of the elite Iranian military wing responsible for carrying out attacks on foreign soil.

Soleimani was assassinated in a US drone strike in Iraq under Donald Trump’s administration.

The Quds Force, commanded by Soleimani, remains a U.S.-designated terrorist organization operating outside Iran and supporting groups like Hamas and Hezbollah.

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