Akrivis Law Group Partner Sam Amir Toossi was interviewed by Law360 regarding the DOJ’s case against Bijan Rafiekian, a former business partner of Michael Flynn, for alleged FARA violations. After trial in 2019, the court set aside the jury’s guilty verdict, a decision that subsequently overturned by the Fourth Circuit. The district court then ordered a new trial, a decision that the DOJ is currently appealing. In the article, Mr. Toossi discussed the possible implications for future FARA prosecutions if the Fourth Circuit affirms the district court’s prefer for a new trial.
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