Manssor Arbabsiar Sentenced to 25 Years

Manssor Arbabsiar, Texas used car dealer charged with in a murder for hire plot to kill the Iranian ambassador, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. The Government alleged the Iranian military used him to hire a Mexican drug cartel to carry out the assassination.

Arbabsiar had approached someone he thought was a member of Los Zetas. He turned out to be a government informant.

Marcy at Empty Wheel has been following this story. Her post today on the sentencing is here.

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