Chicago area Jews and Jewish facilities surveilled by Iranian regime; indictment doesn’t identify targets

TIMES OF ISRAEL
2 Iranians accused of spying on Jewish, Israeli targets in US plead guilty
by Staff
November 6, 2019

Two Iranians who were charged with collecting information on Israeli and Jewish targets in the US and on opponents of the Iranian regime have pleaded guilty to acting on behalf of Tehran, the US Justice Department announced Tuesday. Ahmadreza Mohammadi-Doostdar, 39, a dual US-Iranian citizen, and Majid Ghorbani, 60, an Iranian citizen and resident of California, were arrested last year… The indictment states that on or about July 21, 2017, Doostdar carried out surveillance and took photos at several Jewish centers in Chicago, including the Hillel Center and the Rohr Chabad House, where he is accused of taking detailed pictures of the security measures, and the Hillel Center. READ MORE

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