Billionaire Tycoon Sentenced To Death

From Sky News

An Iranian billionaire tycoon has been sentenced to death after being convicted of corruption.

Babak Zanjani, 41, was accused of fraudulently pocketing $2.8bn (£2bn) after a months-long trial which in a rare move was held in public.

Prosecutors claim he owed the money to Iran's government from oil sold on behalf of the oil ministry.

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