The U.S. Department of justice plans during the month to publicize some of the cases, which involve the government of Iran and some of its citizens, including on suspicion of hacking HBO. This is with reference to the sources reports The Washington Post.
In October 2017, prosecutors for homeland security was asked to consider any ongoing investigations against Iran with a view to their publication, the media writes.
Some law enforcement officers fear that such publicity may be used by the administration of President Donald trump to force Congress to impose new sanctions against Tehran.
The Ministry of justice refused to comment on this information.
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One of the investigations that can be published, linked to the cyber attack on HBO in the summer of 2017, when hackers stole the script of the seventh episode of the television series “Game of thrones” and demanded a ransom for him.
November 7, 2017 the USA extended for one year sanctions against Iran, which were first introduced in 1979.