For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a private citizen who traveled to the tiny Persian Gulf island on private business. But an AP investigation reveals that was not the case.
It’s been 2,454 days since Robert Levinson disappeared, the longest that an American has been held hostage.
It was six years ago that Long Island native Bob Levinson, a retired FBI agent, was kidnapped during a private trip to Iran.
The wife of a retired FBI agent missing since a 2007 trip to Iran is being honored in Queens Wednesday night by the National Police Defense Foundation.
In an instant, the disappearance of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson in Iran went from a cold case to something very hot.
Sarah Levinson won’t say the release of an American hiker makes her optimistic, but does hope it will shed new light on her father’s case.