Watertown Scientist Arrested after Allegedly Attempting to Work as an Agent of Iran

FBI-Boston announced today the successful capture by Special Agents of Kaveh Lotfolah Afrasiabi, of Watertown, MA, after he allegedly attempted to act as unregistered agent of the Iranian Government. He was safely taken into custody yesterday & will make his initial appearance in Boston today. Special Agent in Charge Joseph R. Bonavolonta’s released the following statement on the arrest: