Iranian Qods Operative
Manssor Arbabsiar was arrested by the FBI on September 29, 2011 while transiting JFK Airport for plotting to have the Saudi and Israeli embassies in Washington D.C. bombed and to have the Saudi Ambassador assassinated. In May 2013, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison. He is a naturalized American citizen from Iran. He was using an address in Corpus Christi, TX. He understood that he was recruited, funded, and directed by officials in a branch of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, the Qods Force.