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Ahmad Khatibi Aghda

Near East (North Africa and the Middle East)


Up to $10 million

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Rewards for Justice is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of any person who, while acting at the direction or under the control of a foreign government, participates in malicious cyber activities against U.S. critical infrastructure in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).

Ahmad Khatibi Aghda (Khatibi) is wanted for his alleged involvement in a coordinated campaign that compromised hundreds of computer networks across the United States and abroad. Between October 2020 and August 2022, Iranian cyber actors Khatibi, Mansour Ahmadi, and Amir Hossein Nickaein Ravari allegedly gained unauthorized access to protected networks, exfiltrated data, encrypted computer systems, and extorted victims for ransom, causing damage to and disrupting operations of organizations across multiple sectors, including critical infrastructure, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Khatibi has been associated with Iran-based cyber company Afkar System Yazd Co. (Afkar) since at least 2007 and serves as Afkar’s managing director and CEO.



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Date of Birth:

March 21, 1977



National Identification Number(s) and Country:

4449889711 (Iran)




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