Farhad Azima avoids spotlight, despite Iran-Contra and Panama Papers connections

Farhad Azima avoids spotlight, despite Iran-Contra and Panama Papers connectionsIn this May 17, 2016, photo, Farhad Azima, the owner, chairman, and chief executive officer of Kansas City-based Aviation Leasing Group poses for a photo at his home in Kansas City, Mo. The Iranian-born aviation mogul, described as holding a stay-out-of-jail card over his past work for the CIA, is the focus of a new global criminal corruption case. Investigators are examining whether Azima, now 75, paid a kickback to a former United Arab Emirates official to reap the profits from a hotel sale in Tbilisi, Georgia. | Jill Toyoshiba / The Kansas City Star via AP

On June 28, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein faced allegations made by Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee that Justice Department handling of its investigation of the 2016 presidential election was biased against President Trump. At the same time, a

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