Embezzlement in Iran National Oil Company/ 250 million USD misappropriated

According to Mikrofonnews agency (MHA), local news organizations in Iran report that a simple employee at the Exploration Administration of the National Oil Company has misappropriated 250 million USD in the past 9 years and has left Iran.

one of the news websites in Iran reported on corruption in the ministry of oil last week, saying the employee had the Green Card of Canada. Kasra Noori, head of the department of international relations in the ministry of oil has said the case has been referred to the judicial authorities.

He also said that Bizhen Zengene, Iran’s Oil Minister has issued the dismissal order for the authorities who have neglected in doing their jobs.